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INBAR Publications - Annual Highlights

INBAR Annual Highlights 2020

The 2020 Annual Highlights outlines INBAR’s activities including programmes and publications. This publication is also available in Spanish, French and Chinese.

INBAR Publications - Bamboo and Rattan Update

‘The Future of Rattan’: Bamboo and Rattan Update Volume 2 Issue 2

Volume 2 Issue 2: Out of the Woods? The Future of Rattan Soane Britain’s Lulu Lytle traces the journey of rattan from tropical forests to Titanic furniture, as it becomes a sought-after material for furniture in western markets; GreenBone CEO Lorenzo Pradella analyses how rattan bone replacement could reshape the future of bone surgeries; and Professor Terry Sunderland considers […]

INBAR publications

INBAR Publications - Policy Reports

INBAR Position Paper – Bamboo, Rattan and the Convention on Climate Change

This INBAR Position Paper is a briefing for INBAR Member States on opportunities for bamboo and rattan to link support action of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change’s 21st Conference of the Parties.

INBAR Publications - Policy Reports

INBAR Position Paper – Bamboo and Rattan for Climate Change

A briefing to INBAR Member States. A summary of results of the Paris Agreement on climate change related to bamboo and rattan.

INBAR Publications - Policy Reports

El bambú: un recurso estratégico para que los países reduzcan los efectos del cambio climático

Un informe de síntesis de políticas ser sobre para combatir el cambio climático, el bambú es un recurso fundamental en las estrategias orientadas al paisaje. El bambú le brinda a los países y a los socios para el desarrollo una infinidad de soluciones prácticas para el cambio climático. Si se reconoce como un recurso estratégico […]

INBAR Publications - Policy Reports

Une ressource stratégique pour aider les pays à atténuer l’impact du changement climatique

La traduction française d’un bulletin technique du projet de stratégies de transfert de connaissances Sud-Sud dirigé par l’INBAR sur la production de charbon de bois dans un four à charbon de bois à dôme. Le projet a été financé par l’Union européenne et le Fonds international de développement agricole.

INBAR Publications - Policy Reports

Policy Synthesis Report 1. Bamboo: a Strategic Resource for Countries to Reduce the Effects of Climate Change

This report reflects on how bamboo can be used as a resource to help countries to mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change.

INBAR Publications - Policy Reports

INBAR Policy Discussion – UNCCD

This document was prepared for the UN Convention to Combat Desertification to raise awareness about how bamboo can be included in national land restoration policies.

INBAR Publications - Policy Reports

Policy Synthesis Report 2. Bamboo for Africa: A Strategic Resource to Drive the Continent’s Green Economy

How can bamboo be integrated into Africa’s Green Economy? With so many advantages to offer, why is bamboo not on the countries’ development and Green Economy agendas as a tool to improve livelihoods and the environment? This was the key question addressed by the 200 policy makers, national planners, researchers and development professionals at the […]

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Tropical Bamboos Propagation Manual

This manual describes seven methods of propagating tropical bamboo species.

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Bamboo Emergency Shelter Construction Manual

This manual explains how to construct an emergency shelter using locally-available bamboo.

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

A Manual of Bamboo Furniture Making

The basic technique of traditional furniture making in China is called “Yu”. This technique involves making a bent mortise which ties the different components together and forms a strong framework. This manual provides a practical step-by-step guide to producing Yu style furniture, from selecting the bamboos to use, to finishing and producing various additional design […]