Edible Bamboo Shoot

Greening food production and consumption: Transforming the highly- polluting and resource- consuming edible bamboo shoot industry into a sustainable value chain in China

China urgently needs in increasing safety and green practices in agro-food processing, while at the same time, the country needs to ensure sustainable economic growth and employment generation in newly formed urban area.

The project aims at reviving and increasing bamboo shoot markets for consumers with economic benefits for 300 bamboo SMEs through a more resource-efficient and a less polluting food processing industry. The action seeks to build a green standardized production value-added chain for safe foods in the bamboo industries of Zhejiang and Sichuan Provinces. It further aims at replicating and transferring successful experiences found in the bamboo food sector to 600 other preserved vegetable, fruit, and meat processing SMEs.

Duration: 3/2013 - 2/2017

Total budget: EUR 1,981,000 (EU Contribution: 79.80%)

Contact

Zhejiang A & F University
ZHEJIANG A & F UNIVERSITY, Lin'an, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China,311300.
Telephone:+86-571-63740030,

Zhejiang A and F University (ZAFU) Zhejiang A and F University (ZAFU)
ZAFU is the lead applicant of the project. It coordinates all project activities and becomes the main technology provider.
Association for the Bamboo Industry of Yibin, Sichuan (SCBAMBOO)
SCBAMBOO is one of project partners. It contributes to the project as an implementing partner on technology extension.
International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM)
As one of project partners, IFOAM provides the service on environmentally friendly farming technologies, certification, policy, and global transfer of results.
International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR) International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR)
INBAR is a project partner in the project. It provides service for inclusive green development of the bamboo value-added chain and for global transfer of results.
Zhejiang Provincial Association for Small and Medium Enterpriese (ZJSME)
ZJSME is one of project partners. It contributes to project as the implementing partner on policy formulation and governance.
Association for the Bamboo Industry of Anji, Zhejiang (ZJBAMBOO) Association for the Bamboo Industry of Anji, Zhejiang (ZJBAMBOO)
ZJBAMBOO is one of project partners. It contributes to the project as an implementing partner on technology extension.
Sichuan Provincial Association for Small and Medium Enterprises (SCSME)
SCSME is one of project partners. It contributes to project as the implementing partner on policy formulation and governance.
Edible Bamboo Shoot Impact Sheet Edible Bamboo Shoot Impact Sheet
In this final publication, the Edible Bamboo Shoot project reported on the economic, environmental and social impacts as well as its achievements in terms of climate benefits, target group engagement and policy development. The project has completed in February 2017.

Download · Filetype: pdf / Filesize: 1.93 MB
fact sheet

Download · Filetype: pdf / Filesize: 216.10 KB