International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation (INBAR)

Overview

Sector

Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Development Cooperation, Natural Resources Management, Private Sector Development, Renewable Energy, Sustainability and Environment, Trade

Country

China

SDG

01 - No Poverty, 07 - Affordable and Clean Energy, 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities, 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production, 13 - Climate Action, 15 - Life on Land

Organization Type

Intergovernmental Organization

URL

www.inbar.int

Description

The International Bamboo and Rattan Organization (INBAR) is a multilateral development organization that promotes environmentally sustainable development using bamboo and rattan. It has 45 Member States. In addition to its Secretariat headquarters in China, INBAR has Regional Offices in Cameroon, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Ghana and India.


Its unique set-up makes INBAR an important representative for Member States. With over 40 of its Member States from the Global South, INBAR has played an especially strong role in promoting South-South cooperation for the last 20 years. Since its founding in 1997, it has been making a real difference to the lives of millions of people and environments around the world, with achievements in areas such as: raising standards; promoting safe, resilient bamboo construction; restoring degraded land; capacity-building; and informing green policy and Sustainable Development Goal objectives.

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