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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 - Technical Reports

Bamboo, People and the Environment – Volume 1: Propagation and Management

Bamboo, People and the Environment – Volume 1: Propagation and Management. Proceedings of the Vth International Bamboo Workshop and the IV International Bamboo Congress. Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 19-22 June 1995.

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Bamboo, People and the Environment – Volume 2: Biodiversity and Genetic Conservation

Bamboo, People and the Environment – Volume 2: Biodiversity and Genetic Conservation. Proceedings of the Vth International Bamboo Workshop and the IV International Bamboo Congress. Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 19-22 June 1995.

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Bamboo, People and the Environment – Volume 3: Engineering and Utilization (Part 1)

Bamboo, People and the Environment – Volume 3: Engineering and Utilization (part 1). Proceedings of the Vth International Bamboo Workshop and the IV International Bamboo Congress. Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 19-22 June 1995.

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Bamboo, People and the Environment – Volume 3: Engineering and Utilization (part 2)

Bamboo, People and the Environment – Volume 3: Engineering and Utilization (part 2). Proceedings of the Vth International Bamboo Workshop and the IV International Bamboo Congress. Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 19-22 June 1995.

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Bamboo, People and the Environment – Volume 4: Socio-economics and Culture

Bamboo, People and the Environment – Volume 4: Socio-economics and Culture. Proceedings of the Vth International Bamboo Workshop and the IV International Bamboo Congress. Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 19-22 June 1995.

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

A Manual for Vegetative Propagation of Bamboos

The most endearing aspect of bamboo from the point of view of utility, perhaps, is that it comes almost ready-to-use. It could very well be that because of this singular feature, bamboo today is a much overexploited plant. The acute shortage, at least in some parts of the bamboo world, of raw materials has forced […]

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Genetic Enhancement of Bamboo and Rattan

Two INBAR Consultations, organized as part of the work of the Production Working Group (the first on identification of priority species and the second on constraints to production), had emphasized the need for genetic enhancement of both bamboo and rattan. As a result, an Expert Consultation was organized by INBAR and co-sponsored by FORTIP (FAO/UNDP […]

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Inventory Techniques and Assessment of Rattan and Bamboo in Tropical Forests

The status of rattans and rattan inventory in India is discussed briefly. The Kerala Forest Research Institute, as part of a research program is funded by IDRC, Canada, is currently involved in developing appropriate inventory methods for rattans. Based on these studies, various constraints in the design and execution of rattan inventory are discussed. The […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Bamboo and Rattan Production-to-Consumption Systems: A Framework for Assessing Development Options

This paper lays out a framework for assessing the opportunities to make improvements in existing bamboo and rattan production-to-consumption systems. It considers the dynamics of such systems, as groups of people move from the most elementary “hunting and gathering” systems to more intensive production and processing systems that result in increased incomes and value added […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Domestication and Improvement of Rattan

The UNDP/FAO Regional Project on Improved Productivity of Man-Made Forests through Application of Technological Advances in Tree Breeding and Propagation (FORTIP) has highlighted rattan as a candidate for attention regarding sustainable production. The report which follows focuses on considerations essential to any such network activities which might emerge.