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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 - Working Papers

Carbon Off-­Setting with Bamboo

Until recently, quantification methodologies and bamboo-specific examples in climate change mitigation were limited. To harness the untapped potential of bamboo for mitigation, INBAR and partners have made significant progress in developing methodologies for bamboo carbon accounting in an afforestation projects. In this publication, INBAR builds on previous work by introducing some of the latest developments […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

The Bamboo Production to Consumption System in Cameroon

This study forms part of INBAR’s efforts to develop the bamboo sector in Africa and the Central African subregion in particular, in partnership with the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and local partners. The study’s main objective is to conduct and analyse the production to consumption system of Cameroon’s bamboo sector and identify potential […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Biodiversity in Bamboo Forests: A Policy Perspective for Long Term Sustainability

This report examines in depth the situation China is facing through the loss of biodiversity in commercial bamboo forests in China.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Farm and Forestry Production and Marketing Profile for Bamboo

This profile on bamboo, created as a part of the “Specialty Crops for Pacific Island Agroforestry”, describes bamboo’s uses, characteristics, propagation, cultivation, pests, disadvantages, commercial and small-scale production, yields, and markets.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

A Pathway Out of Poverty

This publication examines the effect that the introduction of bamboo incense stick production as a livelihood option has had in the employment and income levels of women in the rural subsistence economy of Tripura, India. The interventions by TRIBAC have resulted in: employment generation, enhanced income, increased production, and growths in opportunity.

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Community Based Woven Rattan Products Manufacturing

This TOTEM on community based woven rattan products manufacturing has been produced at the Forest Products Research and Development Institute, Laguna, the Philippines. The report part of this TOTEM describes the technology for producing and establishing a community based woven products manufacturing units for rural development in regions where rattan is available as a raw […]

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Woven Bamboo Products Manufacturing Unit

This TOTEM on manufacturing woven bamboo products has been produced by Xiao JiangHua and Wu LiangRu at the Research Institute of Subtropical Forestry, Fuyang, China. It may be used alone, or in conjunction with the TOTEM on the bamboo splitting and slivering unit, which has been produced by the Indian Plywood Industries Research and Training […]

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Bamboo School Building

Bamboo has been used for the building construction for a long time. Throughout the world it is estimated that more than a billion people live in bamboo houses. Bamboo buildings are cheap, easy to construct and durable provided they are treated and used properly. Bamboo has proved to be a sustainable resource, which can be […]

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Rattan Pole Steam Bending

This TOTEM on rattan pole steam bending has been produced at the Forest Products Research and Development Institute (FPRDI), Laguna, Philippines. It may be used alone, or in conjunction with the TOTEM on the rattan oil curing, bleaching and preservation unit, which has been produced by the Forest Research Institute, Malaysia (FRIM) and the TOTEM […]

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Rattan Oil Curing, Bleaching and Preservation

This TOTEM on the rattan oil curing, bleaching and preservation unit has been produced by Razak bin Wahad, Mohd. Tamizi bin Mustafa and Arshad Omar at the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia. It may be used alone, or in conjunction with the TOTEM on rattan steam pole bending, which has been produced by the Forest […]