This year, INBAR founded and organized the Global Bamboo and Rattan Congress (BARC) 2018; the first international conference on the potential uses of bamboo and rattan for sustainable development. The conference focused on policy-making and the theme “Enhancing South-South Cooperation for Green Development through Bamboo and Rattan’s Contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals”.
a project made possible by the Embassy of Spain in the Philippines and Instituto Cervantes de Manila, the Spanish Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Intramuros Administration, with the support of Base Bahay Foundation.
Last June 5, 2018, an awarding ceremony was held for Technical Education and Skills Development Authority National Skills Certifications in carpentry and masonry of San Roque Eco-village Housing Project workers. A first for both ESSC and Base Bahay, more than