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11th World Bamboo Congress 2018

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.


11th World Bamboo Congress to be held in Mexico, 2018

Every three years, the World Bamboo Organization (WBO) organizes the World Bamboo Congress for the public dissemination of the most current scientific and field research information available worldwide. The 11th WBC will be in the city of Xalapa in the state of Veracruz, Mexico, hosted by Bambues y Forestales de Mexico, A.C. in August 2018.


Inspiration from the 10th World Bamboo Congress

There were many positive outcomes of the recent 10th World Bamboo Congress held in Korea, but perhaps the most inspiring came from a mutual need expressed by organizers - We urge you to share this document and use it in your own way to keep bamboo strong: The Damyang Call : “Bamboo for Planet”.


Interested in hosting the 11th World Bamboo Congress in 2018?

The World Bamboo Organization invites Expressions of Interest (EOI) for hosting the 11th World Bamboo Congress from institutions, bamboo societies, NGOs and universities. The Host-bidder should be an organization of repute involved in the field of Bamboo/ Forestry /Science/ Environment / Livelihood Improvement or any other relevant fields.


The 10th World Bamboo Congress

The 10th World Bamboo Congress will take place in South Korea, hosted by the delegation of Damyang-gun. Damyang county is located in the southwest corner of South Korea, in Jeollanum-do. The 10th World Bamboo Congress take place over 5 days, 17-22 Sept in 2015.