Inbar Membership

Become an INBAR member - all countries are welcome

INBAR Members

Become an inbar member - all countries are welcome

If your country has bamboo and rattan resources, you will join a group of like-minded colleagues where you can learn from others’ experience in developing bamboo and rattan resources, tips for tapping regional and global markers, applying innovative bamboo and rattan business models and value chains, technology development and more.

If your country transforms or consumes bamboo and rattan products, INBAR memberships brings closer links to the world’s producers and provides advice and support on issues such as trade, standards and industry transformation. As INBAR’s new strategy develops, a wealth of new information is becoming available to members, including: training and technical materials, results of studies and surveys, links to innovations in other member countries, business models and value chain packages, policy options and links to the expertise of others.

  • Assistance and expert advice for the preparation of national policies and action plans to promote bamboo and rattan industries
  • Training opportunities for officials, professionals and technicians on subjects related to resource inventory, sustainable management and use of bamboo and rattan resources
  • Assistance in awareness-raising events and visits to countries with successful experience of managing and using bamboo and rattan
  • Sharing knowledge and best practice of bamboo and rattan technologies between countries
  • Providing expert advice on national bamboo development, including technology policy that countries can use to develop their bamboo and rattan economies
  • Help for demonstration and technology transfer projects funded by development partners
  • Advice on developing project ideas, and proposals and advise on potential funding opportunities
  • Technical assistance in project implementation
  • Supervisory and advisory services as required by CFC-funded commodity projects
  • Value chains - Involvement in bamboo and rattan value chain studies at Members’ request, including identifying resource base, potential products, appropriate technologies, prospective markets and marketing strategies
  • Standards - Support to national and international partners on development and implementation of bamboo- and rattan-related standards, customs codes and certification schemes, to create an enabling environment for transparent and fairer trading systems
  • Through the INBAR Council of Member States, contribute to the development of INBAR’s mission, goals, strategy and activities and monitor their implementation and the results they achieve to ensure efficient and effective running of the organisation
  • Help promote and support the work of INBAR in their own countries
  • Support INBAR bilaterally and on relevant international and national platformsto develop relationships with partners that will support the achievement of its goals; and
  • Fulfil financial obligations as stipulated

Joining Inbar

INBAR encourages all countries with an interest in bamboo and rattan to join. All countries are welcome – both bamboo and rattan producers and consumers – and will benefit.

Interested? Contact us