Bamboo industry development in Cambodia

Bamboo industry development is of high relevance for job creation and poverty reduction, as well as in relation to climate change issues.  As timber resources decline and resource demands increase in today’s modern industrialised world, it is becoming increasingly necessary to explore opportunities for new, sustainable building materials. More than 500.000 T of standing bamboo suitable for industrial processing is available in Varin district of Siem Reap province.

The demand for bamboo products grows, opening new attractive markets for bamboo engineered products. International experts in cooperation with Varin District Administration, Siem Reap Provincial Administration and relevant provincial departments have thoroughly evaluated business potential of existing bamboo resources in Cambodia for manufacturing of a number of bamboo products including:

Do you want to know more about exciting business opportunities in bamboo processing? Contact us at .

Mr Torsten Münther (English)                Mr Khim HENG (Khmer and English)
Economic Development                          Advisor Value Chain Coordinator
Tel.: 012 272 139                                      Tel.: 089 59 56 68             

GIZ-Regional Economic Development Program (RED) Green Belt – Siem Reap Province


Administrative City Siem Reap

P.O. Box 93221
17000 Siem Reap Angkor, Cambodia
Tel: (855)-063 76 03 04, Fax: (855)-063 76 19 31