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INBAR Publications - Bamboo and Rattan Update

‘Tradition or future?’: Bamboo and Rattan Update Volume 2 Issue 1

Volume 2 Issue 1: Vernacular Bamboo Architecture: Tradition or Future? This issue of Bamboo and Rattan Update features contributions from some of the people who are modernising vernacular bamboo architecture: The architects at SUP Atelier explain the inspiration behind the magnificent new Fish-Shaped Bamboo Pavilion in Yangzhou, China; Marcin Dawydzik, chartered engineer, discusses how quake-resilient housing is being used […]

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INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Management and Utilization of Bamboo arid Rattan in Papua New Guinea

This study on the bamboo and rattan sector in PNG forms part of an ongoing INBAR Working Papers Series that focus on the socio-economics of productionto-consumption systems. The series is composed of studies that identify various stakeholders in the system, understand their decision-making facilities and constraints, and suggest suitable intervention programs for selected target groups […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

The Status of Bamboo and Bamboo Craft in Karjat, India, and Strategies for Development

This report is the result of a two-year study and documentation project carried out to understand the place of bamboo craft in the life of tribal communities in the Karjat region of the Western Ghats, Maharashtra, India. It consists of two parts: 1. A status report on bamboo, giving an up-to-date appraisal of the bamboo […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Natural Forest-based Bamboo Production-to-Consumption System: A Case Study from Central India

In view of the importance of bamboo to Central India in aiding subsistence and improving livelihoods, INBAR commissioned two studies on this region under its Socio-economics and Policy Program. This report provides a more general picture of the region, with emphasis on Madhya Pradesh, a major bamboo-growing state of India. This research project is based […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Rattan in East and South Kalimantan, Indonesia: A Case Study of the Production-to-Consumption Systems

This case study on the rattan production-to-consumption systems in Kalimantan is part of an ongoing research on bamboo and rattan production-to-consumption systems in several Asian countries. It is aimed at identifying the flow of rattan from producer to consumer, studying various stakeholders’ involvement in the system, identifying their decision-making facilities and constraints, and suggesting an […]

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Insect Pests of Bamboos in Asia (Part 3)

The following illustrated manual describes insect pests of bamboo in Asia, recommends methods for integrated pest management and outlines entomological research on bamboo in Asia.

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Insect Pests of Bamboos in Asia (Part 2)

The following illustrated manual describes insect pests of bamboo in Asia, recommends methods for integrated pest management and outlines entomological research on bamboo in Asia.

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Insect Pests of Bamboos in Asia (Part 1)

The following illustrated manual describes insect pests of bamboo in Asia, recommends methods for integrated pest management and outlines entomological research on bamboo in Asia.

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Diseases of Bamboo in Asia (Part 1)

Bamboos are considered very hardy plants, although they do, from time to time, suffer devastation from diseases. Bamboos are now increasingly being grown in plantations, and this necessitates increased vigilance against disease attacks, and preparedness for effective and rapid control if the attack occurs. Recognizing this, high priority on gathering available information on diseases of […]

Diseases of Bamboo in Asia (Part 2)

        Bamboos are considered very hardy plants, although they do, from time to time, suffer devastation from diseases. Bamboos are now increasingly being grown in plantations, and this necessitates increased vigilance against disease attacks, and preparedness for effective and rapid control if the attack occurs. Recognizing this, high priority on gathering available information on diseases of […]

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Local Tools and Equipment Technologies for Processing Bamboo & Rattan

Information on such local technologies, however, is restricted, localized and largely unpublished, and hence not easily accessible to other interested groups. This publication, although by no means exhaustive, is intended to fill this gap and help in the wider dissemination of the knowledge for the benefit of the rural poor, particularly women who are generally […]