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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

Bamboo Shoot Plantation

This TOTEM on Bamboo Shoot Production has been produced by Xiao Jianghua and his team at the Research Institute of Subtropical Forestry, Fuyang, China. The report part of this TOTEM describes the technology for producing and establishing shoot-producing plantations for rural development in regions where bamboo is available as a raw material. It is intended […]

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Bamboo Preservation by Sap Displacement

This TOTEM on the bamboo preservation by sap displacement has been produced by the Institute of Wood Science and Technology (IWST), Bangalore, India. It may be used alone or in conjunction with the TOTEM on traditional bamboo preservation techniques, which has been produced by the Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun, India. The report section of […]

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Corrugated Bamboo Roofing Sheets

This TOTEM on the production of corrugated bamboo roofing sheets has been produced by the Forest Science Institute, Hanoi, Vietnam. It may be used alone, or in conjunction with the TOTEMs on the bamboo splitting and slivering unit and matboard production unit, both of which have been produced by the Indian Plywood Industries Research Institute, […]

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Village Bamboo Preservation Unit

This TOTEM on the village bamboo preservation unit has been produced at the Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun, India. It may be used alone, or in conjunction with the TOTEM on preservation by sap displacement, which has been produced at the Institute of Wood Science and Technology, Bangalore, India. The report part of this TOTEM […]

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Manufacturing Handmade Paper from Sympodial Bamboos

This TOTEM on manufacturing handmade bamboo paper has been produced by Xiao JiangHua and Yang XiaoSheng at the Research Institute of Subtropical Forestry, Fuyang, China. The report part of this TOTEM describes the technology for producing and establishing handmade papermaking facilities for rural development in regions where bamboo is available as a raw material. It […]

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Community Bamboo Nursery

This TOTEM on community bamboo nurseries has been produced by Carmelita B. Bersalona at the InHand Abra Foundation, Abra, Philippines. It may be used alone, or in conjunction with the TOTEMs on the medium and large-scale bamboo plantation, bamboo shoots production, the homestead bamboo plantation and the smallholder bamboo plantation.

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Bamboo Mat Board

This TOTEM on bamboo mat board has been produced by the Indian Plywood Industries Training and Research Institute (IPIRTI), Bangalore, India. It may be used alone, or in conjunction with the TOTEM on the Bamboo Splitting and Slivering Unit, which has also been produced by IPIRTI and the TOTEM on bamboo roofing panels, produced by […]

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Low-cost Bamboo-based Houses

This TOTEM on the producttion and distribution of low-cost bamboo-based houses has been produced by the charity Viviendas del Hogar de Cristo (Houses of Christ), Guayaquil, Ecuador. It is intended to illustrate not only the technology of house production, by Hogar de Cristo’s successful experiences in making houses available to the poorest and most needy […]

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

The Bamboo Furniture Making Unit

This Transfer of Technology Model (TOTEM) on the bamboo furniture manufacturing unit has been produced by Zhang Binyuan and Jiang Jingyan at Nanjing Forestry University, China. The report part of this TOTEM describes the technology for establishing and running a bamboo furniture making unit for rural development in regions where bamboo is available as a […]

INBAR Publications - Technology Transfer Models

Bamboo Flooring Manufacturing Unit

        This TOTEM on the bamboo flooring manufacturing unit has been produced by Zhang Qisheng and Xu Bin at Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing, China. The report part of this TOTEM describes the technology for producing and establishing shoot-producing plantations for rural development in regions where bamboo is available as a raw material. It is intended to […]