News and Events

News and Events

11th World Bamboo Congress 2018

SAVE 25% if you register BEFORE 31 December! Join us August 14-18, 2018 for the 11th World Bamboo Congress. This global event will take place in the beautiful city of Xalapa, in the state of Veracruz. The host of the 11th WBC is the Bambúes y Forestales de México.

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World Bamboo Workshop Peru 2018

Wow, what an opportunity! Come to Lima in February for an incredible experience. All aspects of bamboo as a sustainable natural resource will be covered in a hands-on workshop plus educational format.

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Bamboo and Humanity

As the communities in Mexico clean up the rubble, bury the dead, repair the homes, and count their blessings, the islands of the Caribbean do the same. Thousands, if not millions, around the world seek safe shelter, either temporary or permanent. Refugees who will never return to their dangerous homelands, or those exposed by natural disasters

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WBO Partner Spotlight: Tian Zhu Paper Products

With the great demands on our forests worldwide, bamboo toilet paper and tissue products offer a tree-free option to the global marketplace. Tian Zhu Paper Company, located in the Sichaun province of China, produces bamboo toilet paper and other bamboo tissue products. Read about their mission and contribution to the bamboo industry, as Mr. Hu Jun answers questions from WBO's Sonja Sheasley.

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PARQUEBAMBU in the Amazon rainforest of Peru

The goal of this project is to implement a playground with bamboo, natural, and recycled materials in the Primary School of Jerusalén de Miñaro, that will benefit over 200 children of the community. The project also aims to promote the potentialities and uses of bamboo in architecture and construction. The playground will be the result of a construction and architecture workshop involving local and international students, architects, carpenters, and artisans. Professional bamboo workers will give lectures


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Bamboo Women Unite! ¡Mujeres de bambú se unen!

In Mexico, we aim to motivate the local women, who live in one of the regions with the highest gender inequality in the country, by showing successful examples of bamboo cultivation and utilization, to give them hope, a new opportunity and to raise their standard of living = to give these women tools for their personal and economic growth. ¡Mujeres de bambú se unen!

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