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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 Brief

Developing the Rattan Sector in Africa

Governments in Africa can prioritise rattan production by formulating policies on rattan production, providing funding for research, and supporting the development of standards for rattan products.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Post-Harvest Bamboo Treatment, Preservation and Storage Practices

This manual explains the various post-harvest treatment and preservation methods that can be applied to bamboo culms to increase their lifespan and durability. The manual serves as a guide to assist artisans, harvesters, bamboo retailers and other actors in the bamboo value chain in preparing and treating bamboo culms for product development.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Experimentation and Trials on Bamboo Leaves as Fodder for Animals in Ethiopia

This study assesses the overall feeding value of bamboo fodder as a substitute for natural pasture hay from the basal diet of lactating high-grade cows following experimental trials conducted between November and February 2020 in Ethiopia.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Bamboo Fodder Production and Utilisation Practices in Ethiopia

This manual provides basic information and knowledge about bamboo production and availability in Ethiopia, nutritive values of bamboo fodder species, bamboo fodder best bet management practices, improved bamboo fodder feeding packages for ruminant livestock, health management of animals feeding on bamboo fodder species and research gaps of bamboo fodder production.

INBAR Publications - Annual Highlights

Resumen Anual de INBAR 2021

El resumen anual 2021 describe las actividades, programas y publicaciones de INBAR. Esta publicación también está disponible en ingles, francés y chino

INBAR Publications - Annual Highlights

Revue annuelle de l’INBAR 2021

Cette revue annuelle résume les activités, les programmes et les publications de l’INBAR pendant l’année 2021. Cette publication est également disponible en anglais, espagnol et chinois    

INBAR Publications - Trade Reports

Trade Overview 2020: Bamboo and Rattan Commodities in China

China is the world’s largest producer and exporter, as well as a key consumer, of bamboo products, and an important player in the global rattan trade. This report analyses China’s trade in bamboo and rattan products for 2020, based on analysis of statistics from China Customs.

INBAR Publications - General Information