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Bamboo Resouce In India

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Bamboo Resources in India

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Bamboo Resouce In India

  1. 1. Bamboo Resource Position in India
  2. 2. India has largest area under bamboo in the world, estimated around 11.36 million hectares.
  3. 3. India has 136 species of bamboo across 22 GENERA
  4. 4. According to FAO, total area under bamboo cultivation is 11,361 hectares as on 2005 of which 1,754 hectares in under private ownership and the rest is under state ownership.
  5. 5. 26.69 million tonnes. Current Domestic Demand 13.5 million metric tonnes Annual Harvest 80.43 million metric tonnes Bamboo growing stock in India
  6. 6. It is estimated that India taps only one-tenth of it’s bamboo potential, and it’s share in the global market is only about 4%
  7. 7. Average productivity of bamboo from forest is around 2 tonnes per hectare per annum.
  8. 8. Consumption Pattern of Bamboos in India 100 % Total 3 % Others 1 % Furniture 2.5 % Wood Based Industry 5 % Packing, including basket 8.5 % Fuel 20 % Rural Uses 5 % Non-Residential 20 % Housing 35 % Pulp % age Consumption Uses
  9. 9. Four fifths of the total bamboo growing stock in India comprises of : Dendrocalamus strictus Bambusa arundanacea Melocanna baccifera
  10. 10. On Average 250 air dried culms weigh one tonne
  11. 11. Total Annual production of bamboo is estimated to be 5 million metric tonnes. (2003-04 air dry)
  12. 12. Thank You www.bamboohouseindia.org www.greenlivelihoods.org Hyderabad India

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