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ITTO/ICBR/INBAR international workshop on sustainable development of the global rattan sector

24-26 July 2006,Beijing, China

About the workshop

This workshop is based on an ongoing activity of the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) funded project "Capacity building for the development of a sustainable rattan sector in China based on plantation sources (ITTO PD 100/01 Rev. 3 (I))" being implemented by the International Centre for Bamboo and Rattan (ICBR) of China with technical supports from the International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR) and the Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF).

Purposes of the workshop

  1. To discuss issues in R&D of rattan sector as well as direction and strategies;
  2. To discover business and investment opportunities in the global rattan sector;
  3. To explore, exchange and update scientific and technological findings and information;
  4. To provide a forum for researchers to present their projects and methodologies, state-of-the-art technologies, products and services;
  5. To provide a platform for key players/stakeholders in the global rattan sector to interact, network and build strategic partnerships.

For more information, please download the workshop announcement.

Contact

Huang Shineng, PhD
Research Institute of Tropical Forestry
Chinese Academy of Forestry
Long Dong, Guangzhou 510520, P R China
Tel: (86-20) 8702 8675
Fax: (86-20) 8703 1622 / 8702 8675
Email: snhuang@chinarattan.net or snhuang@pub.guangzhou.gd.cn