Publications and references
The University of Bio-Bio, Department of Wood Engineering, offers researchers from all areas of wood science and technology the opportunity to publish in English or Spanish free-of-charge in the open-access international journal Maderas-Cienc Tecnol (ISSN 0717-3644 and e-ISSN 0718-221X) which is indexed in ISI-Thomson Reuters, Scopus-Elsevier, Scielo, etc. Link: http://www.revistamaderas.cl/
Bamboo Firewood and Charcoal Programme launched in Ethiopia and Ghana: for more information see:
"Eco-Friendly Pro-Poor Bamboo Production" Project, http://www.switchbamboo.org/: co-financed by the European commission and implemented by INBAR (the International Network for Bamboo and Rattan) and 3 partners, SFD (Sichuan Forestry Department), EUPIC (European Project Innovation Centre Chengdu) and BenCham (Benelux chamber of commerce in China).
The goal of the project is to contribute to environmentally sustainable, pro-poor economic growth in post-disaster Sichuan Province, China. The specific objective is to increase livelihood opportunities by strengthening the bamboo sector in Sichuan, especially in earthquake-affected areas.