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INBAR Publications - Bamboo and Rattan Update

‘Conservation and Communities’: Bamboo and Rattan Update Volume 1 Issue 2

Volume 1 Issue 2: Conservation and Communities The second issue of Bamboo and Rattan Update explores the complex, interwoven relationships between bamboo, rattan, and the species which depend on these plants, including humans.  Dr. Jake Owens, Director of Conservation at Los Angeles Zoo, reflects on his experiences working with giant pandas, and on the intimate, evolving relationship between […]

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INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Life Cycle Assessment for Key Bamboo Products in Viet Nam

This report’s objective is to implement live cycle analyses (LCA) for selected bamboo-based products from cradle to gate in Viet Nam to unlock bamboo’s potential as a key resource against climate change. It analyses material flows, carbon emissions and storage in bamboo-based production. The results will contribute to policy development by providing policy options for […]

INBAR Publications - Newsletters

INBAR Newsletter 2020 Q2

The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation’s (INBAR) quarterly newsletter is published in March, June, September and December every year. To sign up for the newsletter and to browse previous issues, see here. The 2020 Q2 newsletter can be accessed here.

INBAR Publications - Newsletters

INBAR Newsletter 2019 Q2

The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation’s (INBAR) quarterly newsletter is published in March, June, September and December every year. To sign up for the newsletter and to browse previous issues, see here. The 2019 Q2 newsletter can be accessed here.

INBAR Publications - Newsletters

INBAR Newsletter 2020 Q1

The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation’s (INBAR) quarterly newsletter is published in March, June, September and December every year. To sign up for the newsletter and to browse previous issues, see here. The 2020 Q1 newsletter can be accessed here.

INBAR Publications - Newsletters

INBAR Newsletter 2020 Q3

The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation’s (INBAR) quarterly newsletter is published in March, June, September and December every year. To sign up for the newsletter and to browse previous issues, see here. The 2020 Q3 newsletter can be accessed here.

INBAR Publications - Bamboo and Rattan Update

Bamboo and Rattan Update Volume 1 Issue 1

Volume 1 Issue 1: Bamboo, Rattan and Sustainable Development The first issue of Bamboo and Rattan Update looks at bamboo and rattan for sustainable development. The issue features articles from a number of key experts in the field of bamboo’s research and use, from the 1950s onwards, including: Professor Walter Liese, ‘the grandfather of bamboo’, […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Bamboo Policy Integration Analysis: Cameroon

Although the bamboo sector can contribute enormously towards ensuring sustainable development in Cameroon, information on the policy and legal framework governing the bamboo sector are limited. This paper analyses the current policies and/or programmes on thematic areas such as forestry, environment, landscape restoration, bio-energy, and rural employment, relevant to the development of the bamboo sector […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Bamboo Value Chain Study: Ghana

This paper provides an analysis of the bamboo value chain (BVC) in Ghana and its potential to contribute to the transformation of the economy. Data were collected from resource owners, managers, collectors, processors, marketers and users of bamboo and institutions associated with bamboo in five regions of Ghana (Ashanti, Eastern, Greater Accra, Central and Western). […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Manual for Bamboo Agroforestry Systems in Ghana

This manual provides basic information about the development of bamboo resources through agroforestry systems in Ghana. The manual seeks to increase public awareness of how this important natural resource can be integrated easily and successfully with food crops. Practical guidelines for cultivating and sustainably managing bamboo species are offered to help farmers derive maximum outputs […]

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The International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation (INBAR) is an intergovernmental organisation that promotes environmentally sustainable development using bamboo and rattan.