Int'l Workshop on Bamboo and Rattan Utilization in Developing Countries

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1. Sponsors & Organizers
MOFCOM, Ministry of Commerce, People’s Republic of China
ICBR, International Centre of Bamboo and Rattan of China
INBAR, International Network for Bamboo and Rattan

2. Date
12-26 June, 2007. Participants are suggested to arrive in Beijing before 11st of June.

3. Venue
Address: No. 8, Futong Dongdajie, Wangjing, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100102, China
Homepage: www.icbr.ac.cn/english

4. The main objectives of the workshop:
To enhance the awareness of the important role bamboo and rattan have played in poverty alleviation and sustainable environmental development;
To accelerate the bamboo and rattan industry development;
To promote global sustainable development and South-South cooperation

5. Participants
     Participants are invited from a wide range of fields and backgrounds including:
 Officers of concerned State Organs; universities
 Chief Executive Officers from State-Owned companies
     10-15 country reports concerning bamboo and rattan will be accepted for presentations during workshop.

6. Registration (IMPORTANT!)
Participants are supposed to send the Registration Forms to the Contact Person below as early as possible so that we can reserve the hotel and book the tickets for the field trip.

7. Working Language
English

8. Hotel reservation
Hotel will be reserved for all participants according to the Registration Forms we got.
Telephone and fax numbers of the hotel are as follows:
Tel: +86-10-6471-9666/8601/8602/8603; Fax: +86-10-6470-2577.

9. Currency
The unit of currency in Chinese RMB, RMB7.736=US$1.00 approximately.