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Sustainable Bamboo Development

Sustainable Bamboo Development
  

This book presents over 40 cases of bamboo development from across 21 major bamboo-industry countries, and explores the knowledge gained from their successes and failures. It synthesises experiences and exchanges with country experts from international training courses, study tou... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781786394019
Barcode 9781786394019
Published 29 January 2018 by CABI Publishing
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Zhu, Zhaohua
By Jin, Wei
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ISBN-13 9781786394019
ISBN-10 1786394014
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher CABI Publishing
Imprint CABI Publishing
Publication Date 29 January 2018
International Publication Date 7 February 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Zhu, Zhaohua
By Jin, Wei
Category Development Studies
Forestry & Related Industries
Sustainability
Agriculture & Farming
Number of Pages 314
Dimensions Width: 172mm
Height: 244mm
Spine: 25mm
Weight 955g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
Library of Congress Bamboo, Bamboo - Economic aspects, Bamboo, Bamboo - Economic aspects
NBS Text Agriculture & Farming
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly;Professional and scholarly;General/trade
Dewey Code 633.58
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

This book presents over 40 cases of bamboo development from across 22 major bamboo-industry countries and explores the knowledge gained from their successes and failures. It synthesises experiences and exchanges with country experts from international training courses, study tours and seminars. Each case includes detailed observations and summaries of discussions related to the development of bamboo-based industries in a healthy, sustainable way, to facilitate the strategic and balanced development of the bamboo sectors in different global regions. Industrial and artisanal bamboo growing and processing is expanding worldwide and this book collates key experiences to inform future developments. Sustainable Bamboo Development: - Is authored by an internationally recognised leading expert in the growth and use of bamboo - Takes a holistic view, covering all aspects of development including technical, socio-economic, policy, cultural and business development - Provides practical knowledge to guide the development of bamboo sectors - Gives a clear idea and rich examples of what has been attempted in many countries - Acts as a roadmap for using bamboo as a poverty reduction and environmental security tool Highly illustrated and presented in full colour throughout, this book is an essential resource for all those interested in bamboo, from private sector investors, governmental and development agencies, academic researchers and students.

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Author's Bio

Z. Zhu is with Chinese Academy of Forestry, China. W. Jin is with International Network for Bamboo and Rattan, China.

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