The International Farm Forestry Training Center, the International Network for Bamboo and Rattan, the Chinese Academy of Forestry and the Government of the People’s Republic of China are hosting a major workshop on bamboo in September 2006.
The workshop will enhance cooperation between developing countries and provide a forum for exchanging information about bamboo production technology, including the production of handicrafts, the application of technology and the use of machinery.
To be held in Zhejiang , the training workshop will combine courses with hands-on practice in factories and will include:
A general introduction to China’s bamboo industrial development
Bamboo and sustainable rural development
Processing techniques and machines for bamboo products
Bamboo processing machines and preservation technologies