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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 - Technology Transfer Models

Community Rattan Nursery

This TOTEM on the community rattan nursery has been produced by Dr. Celso P. Diaz at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau, Laguna, Philippines. The report part of this TOTEM describes the technology for producing and establishing community rattan nurseries for rural development in regions where bamboo is available […]

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Rattan Furniture Making Unit

This TOTEM on the Modern Rattan Furniture Manufacturing Unit has been produced by Wan Tarmeze Wan Ariffin, Hamdan Husain and Abdul Hamid Salleh at the Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM). It may be used alone, or in conjunction with the TOTEM on rattan pole stem bending, which has been produced at the Forest Products Research […]

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Interplanting Rattans in Tree Plantations

This TOTEM on interplanting rattans in tree plantations has been produced at the Forest Research Institute, Malaysia. It may be used alone, or in conjunction with the TOTEM on the community rattan nursery, which has been produced by the department of Environment and Natural Resources, Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau, Laguna, Philippines.

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Manual for Bamboo Housing Training Workshops

Among the multiple uses of bamboo, its utilization in the construction of buildings of various types is notable, as it addresses the need for shelter. A variety of building traditions have evolved in different places, as the technology of building with bamboo is influenced by numerous factors such as the various species and their characteristics, […]

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Traditional Chinese Bamboo Furniture Processing Techniques

This TOTEM describes a variety of traditional Chinese furniture processing techniques.

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Reproducción de la guadua angustifolia por el metodo de chusquines

Este informe describe un método de propagación para Guadua Angustifolia utilizando el método de chusquines.

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Bamboo Charcoal Unit

This TOTEM on the bamboo charcoal unit has been produced by Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing, China. The report part of this TOTEM describes the technology for producing and establishing bamboo splitting and slivering facilities for rural development in regions where bamboo is available as a raw material. It is intended to be used in conjuction […]

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

The Bamboo Treadle Pump

This TOTEM on bamboo treadle pump has been produced by Dr. Parimal M. Sadaphal, who used to work for International Development Enterprise-India (IDE-India) where the pumps described here were originally designed and developed. It is intended to be used in conjunction with the illustrative video included in this TOTEM package.

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Toothpick Manufacturing Unit

This TOTEM on the bamboo toothpick manufacturing unit has been produced by Zhang QiSheng and Guan MingJie of the Bamboo Engineering and Research Centre at Nanjing Forestry University (NFU), Nanjing, China. The report section of this TOTEM describes the technology for producing and establishing a bamboo toothpick manufacturing enterprise for rural development in regions where […]

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Herramientas para construir con bambú/Tools for Building with Bamboo (Spanish/English)

This document describes a variety of manual and electrically powered tools that are commonly used in construction with bamboo. Only commonly used tools are included – many other equally effective tools have been developed through the centuries. Este documento, recoge variedad de herramientas manuales y de otros ingenios o equipos impulsados por potencia eléctrica, que […]