The Northern California Chapter
American Bamboo Society
International Events and Organizations
- BOTA --- Bamboo of the Americas, a Special Project of the American Bamboo Society
Bamboo of the Americas is a non-profit conservation action organization established to ensure the sustained viability of native bamboo species throughout the Americas. Native bamboo plants and habitat are disappearing rapidly. A solution is to cooperate with and assist regional botanic gardens and ecological institutions by establishing living and herbarium collections in partner countries.
The European Bamboo Society meets every two years, rotating among the member countries.
2012 - AUGUST 17-19; The Netherlands. This note from the EBS/Netherlands Secretary:
"We're working very hard to produce a diverse and inspiring program for a broad audience. And we think we're on the right track in achieving that.
. . . Besides the EBS EuroMeeting also the Floriade takes place in 2012. This horticultural event is only held every decennium so it's an unique opportunity to visit this fair before or after the EuroMeeting. Details about the Floriade will also be included in the official invitation . . . if you have any questions please let me know."
David Modijefsky | EBS Euro Co-Ordinator, Secretary EBS The Netherlands
2014 - Great Britain
2016 - Belgium
2018 - Italy
Bamboo Propogation Course in Yunnan Province, China, 4 - 13 November 2012
WORLDWIDE Organizations ---
WBO: World Bamboo Organization
The World Bamboo Organization is a diverse group consisting of individual people, commercial businesses, non-profit associations, institutions, and allied trade corporations that all share a common interest = BAMBOO. The purpose of the WBO is to improve and promote this common interest, as well as the conditions affecting, and the industry surrounding, this common interest. We are dedicated to promoting the use of bamboo and bamboo products for the sake of the environment and economy.
INBAR: The International Network for Bamboo and Rattan
INBAR is an intergovernmental organization dedicated to reducing poverty, conserving the environment and creating fairer trade using bamboo and rattan. INBAR was established in 1997 and represents a growing number of member countries all over the world. Headquarters are in China and there are regional offices in Ghana, Ethiopia, India and Ecuador. INBAR connects a global network of governmental, non-governmental, corporate and community partners in over 50 countries. For more information, go to www.inbar.int.