Flower Power: the winners of the IBCC 2019

In July, a jury of international experts decided the winners of the hotly contested International Bamboo Construction Competition (IBCC 2019).

"Live green, live better"
INBAR’s Bamboo Eye Pavilion has been the base for a number of important events at the
International Horticultural Exhibition, Beijing, 2019.

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Around the world for World Bamboo Day
Find out how INBAR Member States from Asia, Africa and South America celebrated the tenth World Bamboo Day on 18 September.
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Ghanaian students learn to create value-added products
In September, 90 participants from Ghana took part in a month-long Product Development Training Course, as part of INBAR’s Inter-Africa Bamboo Smallholder Development Programme.
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The Republic of Congo joins INBAR
On 18 July, INBAR welcomed its 45th Member State, and 20th from Africa, in a flag-raising ceremony hosted at its Beijing Headquarters.
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Ethiopia launches its first bamboo strategy
Ethiopia’s National Bamboo Strategy and Action Plan aims to use bamboo for poverty alleviation and environmental protection.
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Fujian and the future of bamboo
This province of China boasts over 1 million hectares of bamboo, and is behind some of the world’s most innovative bamboo products: from biomass to bamboo construction hard hats.

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INBAR’s online library houses the latest research, assessments and policy studies conducted by INBAR as part of our ongoing project work, or as a contribution to our main focus areas. In 2018, INBAR published close to 60 publications related to bamboo, rattan and their uses.
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Ecuador’s 2018-2022 National Bamboo Strategy
INBAR has translated Ecuador’s new bamboo strategy into English.

Bamboo, rattan and the Belt and Road Initiative
A summary of the ways in which bamboo can contribute to 'greening' the Belt and Road Initiative.
Bamboo, rattan and biodiversity
Looking into how bamboo and rattan can play an important role in biodiversity conservation.
Bamboo as a source of bioenergy
A summary of current practice and research into bamboo’s use as renewable energy for heating, cooking and electricity generation.
INBAR collates news from around the world about bamboo and rattan sector development. For more regular information, readers can follow us on social media.
  • ‘How bamboo cultivation is creating economic opportunities’, BBC. An interview by BBC Smart Money with the company spurring bamboo development in Uganda. Watch the video here.
  • ‘Bamboo lights a fire under Australian construction industry’, University of Queensland. Important ongoing research is making bamboo construction more fire-resistant, and more attractive. Read the article here.
  • ‘Supergrass: building the future with bamboo’, Geographical. A profile of bamboo construction ‘University’ Bamboo U, and the future of bamboo construction. Read the article here.
  • ‘In China, the largest bamboo structure of its kind proclaims the plant’s future’, Global Landscapes Forum. A summary of the INBAR ‘Bamboo Eye’ Pavilion at the Beijing Expo 2019. Read the article here.
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