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INBAR Publications - Bamboo and Rattan Update

BARC in Beijing: Reflections on 25 Years: Bamboo and Rattan Update – Volume 3 Issue 4

2022 was a banner year for bamboo and rattan. On 7 November 2022, the 25th anniversary of INBAR and the Second Global Bamboo and Rattan Congress (BARC 2022) convened in Beijing, elevating bamboo and rattan to the global stage. This special issue of BRU commemorates the event, highlighting major moments from the Congress while summarizing […]

INBAR Publications - General Information

INBAR 25th Anniversary Album

The INBAR 25th Anniversary Album was written to commemorate INBAR turning 25. Inside, you will find an introduction and history of the organization, along with how INBAR’s work contributes to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. The Album also covers highlights from 10 major areas over the years. Colorful pictures can be found accompanying the […]

INBAR Publications - General Information

Bamboo as a Substitute for Plastic Initiative

The Bamboo as a Substitute for Plastic Initiative, initially proposed by China and INBAR at the High-level Dialogue on Global Development in June 2022, is now building serious momentum. In November 2022, at the Opening Ceremony of the Second Bamboo and Rattan Congress (BARC 2022) as well as INBAR’s 25th anniversary celebration, INBAR and the Government […]

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INBAR Publications - Policy Reports

INBAR Position Paper – Paris Agreement: Next Steps for Bamboo and Rattan

A briefing on the Paris Agreement and what it means for bamboo and rattan producing countries.

INBAR Publications - Policy Reports

INBAR Position Paper – Bamboo, Rattan and the SDGs

This briefing highlights benefits and opportunities for bamboo and rattan development for the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that will guide the global sustainable development agenda for the coming 15 years. INBAR’s Strategy 2015-2030 is driven by the SDGs. It supports Members States to better understand how they can develop bamboo and rattan as strategic […]

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.