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INBAR Publications - Bamboo and Rattan Update

‘Africa: Reflections on 25 Years’: Bamboo and Rattan Update Volume 3 Issue 1

Volume 3 Issue 1: ‘Africa: Reflections on 25 Years’ From handicrafts to houses, charcoal briquettes to bicycles – bamboo and rattan are an integral part of millions of African people’s lives, material cultures and built environment. They can be critical, nature-based solutions to some of the continent’s most pressing issues. This issue of INBAR’s magazine, Bamboo […]

Trade Overview 2019: Bamboo and Rattan Commodities in the International Market

The report of international trade in bamboo and rattan products for 2019, based on an analysis of UN Comtrade data. This report was produced by INBAR in its role as the International Commodity Body for bamboo and rattan.

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INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Comparative Analysis and Policy Recommendations on Developing Bamboo Resource Tenure Systems in Asia and Africa

This report explores bamboo sector challenges and forest tenure issues in seven developing countries. Forest tenure is explored because in most countries there are no specific tenure systems for bamboo, which despite its importance to local livelihoods, has long been seen as a less important species than timber, which generates more revenue. The report finds […]

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Bamboo for Climate-smart Landscapes in Chishui, Guizhou Province

This report presents the first study into the vulnerability and resilience of bamboo forest ecosystems to climate change in China. Climate change is causing significant changes to eco-systems, socio economics and human health. Chishui, one of the famous hometowns of bamboo in China, is located in a transition area between the Yungui Plateau and the […]

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

The Environmental Impact of Industrial Bamboo Products

This report presents the results of a Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) and carbon footprint analysis of a selection of industrial bamboo products that are manufactured by the company MOSO International. The analysis was done to determine the impact that their production and disposal have on the environment. Bamboo flooring, decking, panels and beams have been evaluated. […]

INBAR Publications - Annual Highlights

INBAR Annual Report 1999

The 1999 Annual Report outlines INBAR’s activities including programmes and publications.

INBAR Publications - Newsletters

INBAR Construction Task Force Newsletter 2016 Q3

Since its establishment in 2014, the INBAR Construction Task Force has successfully built an effective mechanism to develop international standards, disseminate bamboo building knowledge and support global coordination on sustainable bamboo construction. The INBAR Construction Task Force Newsletter aims to share the latest research, project and publication information related to the key experts of the […]

INBAR Publications - Newsletters

INBAR Construction Task Force Newsletter 2016 Q2

Since its establishment in 2014, the INBAR Construction Task Force has successfully built an effective mechanism to develop international standards, disseminate bamboo building knowledge and support global coordination on sustainable bamboo construction. The INBAR Construction Task Force Newsletter aims to share the latest research, project and publication information related to the key experts of the […]

INBAR Publications - Newsletters

INBAR Construction Task Force Newsletter 2016 Q1

Since its establishment in 2014, the INBAR Construction Task Force has successfully built an effective mechanism to develop international standards, disseminate bamboo building knowledge and support global coordination on sustainable bamboo construction. The INBAR Construction Task Force Newsletter aims to share the latest research, project and publication information related to the key experts of the […]

INBAR Publications - Newsletters

South Asia Regional Newsletter No.11

The eleventh edition of INBAR’s South Asia Regional Newsletter.

INBAR Publications - Newsletters

South Asia Regional Newsletter No.6

The sixth edition of INBAR’s South Asia Regional Newsletter.