NON-WOOD FOREST PRODUCTS 18

WORLD BAMBOO RESOURCES

A thematic study prepared in the
framework of the Global Forest
Resources Assessment 2005

by
Maxim Lobovikov
Shyam Paudel
Marco Piazza
Hong Ren
Junqi Wu


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Contents

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Acknowledgements
Foreword
Acronyms and abbreviations
Executive summary

1. Introduction

2. Extent and characteristics of bamboo resources

3. Bamboo products and trade

4. Conclusions and recommendations

Bibliography

Annex 1: Global bamboo resources assessment: tables and definitions

Annex 2: Contributors

Annex 3: Bamboo classes in national forest classifications

Annex 4: Extent of bamboo forest by type

Annex 5: Current and newly introduced Harmonized System codes for bamboo and rattan commodities

Annex 6: Country maps