Prefabricated Engineered Bamboo Panels

International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (NBAR)

Prefabricated Engineered Bamboo Panels are a construction system based on treated bamboo used in composite panels.

Product description Brand name and product description

Prefabricated Engineered Bamboo Panels are made using laminated bamboo panels that are glued together, composites made with chips and slivers, and added material (similar to plywood), particle board, fiber board and mat board. These panels can be used as walls, roof or flooring material. There are also door or window panels. There is a wide array of panels depending on the purpose, varying in mechanical properties, size, or shape.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Focus in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, but can be also used in North America and Europe

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

Varies depending on the panel type and size. A panel can be R40.00 (ZAR) per square meter (2.67 USD Converted August 2021).



Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Wood panels, as well as bamboo bridges.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Any person, community, or organization who wants to construct a structure out of prefabricated panels of bamboo.

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