Abstract：Africa has the world's third largest stock of bamboo resource, only next to Asia and Latin America. In Ethiopia, Kenya and other countries of Eastern Africa, where there is a limited diversity of bamboo species, highland bamboo and lowland bamboo are the most common. In Madagascar of Southern Africa, Cameroon of Central Africa, Nigeria of Western Africa and other African countries that boast a richer bamboo resources, species are more diversified. Ethiopia, Nigeria, Cameroon, Madagascar, Congo, Mozambique, Senegal and Ghana rank top in terms of bamboo forest area. Lacking in modern processing technology, the bamboo industry in Africa mainly utilizes the plant for traditional products, with the imports and exports on a very limited scale. Recent years have seen more active efforts and positive progress on the development of bamboo industrial strategies and policies and on related international cooperation in main bamboo-growing countries in Africa. This paper analyzes the bamboo resources in 21 African countries and their utilization, in order to provide references for the development and utilization of bamboo resources in Africa.
李智勇, Wondimagegn Bekele, Trinh Thang, 吴君琦, 郝颖, 傅金和, 李楠, 王简. 非洲主要国家竹种资源与利用[J]. 世界竹藤通讯, 2020, 18(5): 1-9.
Li Zhiyong, Wondimagegn Bekele, Trinh Thang, Wu Junqi, Hao Ying, Fu Jinhe, Li Nan, Wang Jian. Main Bamboo Species in Africa Countries and Their Utilization. World Bamboo and Rattan, 2020, 18(5): 1-9.
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