International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation

International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation

Introducing BARC2018: what to expect

6 Feb 2018

How your work can benefit from the world’s first bamboo and rattan congress

On 25-27 June, INBAR will host the Global Bamboo and Rattan Congress, ‘BARC2018’ – the first international, policy-focused congress dedicated specifically to the sustainable, green and inclusive development of bamboo and rattan. Over 1000 people are expected to attend this event, based in Beijing, China, including high-level government officials and leading lights from the private sector across China and elsewhere.

The final agenda will be released shortly, but sessions will include a wide range of topics:

The event should be of interest to industry leaders and world experts from many fields: sustainable development, construction, the private sector, and policy makers involved in poverty alleviation, climate change, energy, construction or economic growth.

INBAR will be updating the website frequently with news and updates about BARC speakers, participants and themes. In the meantime, please visit for more details, and to register, or email

We warmly welcome you to BARC 2018!