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FORIG Practices Climate Smart Land Economics with Bamboo

The Forestry Research Institute of Ghana (FORIG), under a smart land restoration programme, is leveraging on bamboo’s great ecological potential, to improve vegetation cover...
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Ghanaians build wheel with bamboo

Ghana’s push towards the promotion of commercial production of bamboo has been given added impetus as two young engineers successfully build a wheelchair from...
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Mining spares a thought for sustainable livelihoods in Ghanaian local communities

Sustainable livelihoods in mining communities is beginning to gain ground among mining firms in Ghana. For this reason, many people are beginning to invest in...
Craftsman Chen Zhenghe weaves a bamboo basket in Qianjiang, central China's Hubei Province, July 19, 2015. Bamboo weaving was a traditional folk art in Qianjiang and was revived in recent years. (Xinhua/Wu Yanjun)

Chinese experts help Rwanda in bamboo utilization

Some 30 Rwandan youths on Monday joined Chinese bamboo experts in Rwanda's capital Kigali to celebrate World Bamboo Day. Chinese experts of China-Aid Rwanda Bamboo...

National Tennis League: Tesano Spiners beats Bamboo to lead log

Tesano Spinners maintained their top spot on the National Table Tables League after edging out Team Bamboo 3-1 on match week seven at the...

Kenya to tackle climate change with bamboo trees

The Kenyan government said Tuesday it has stepped up efforts to reduce the country's susceptibility to the severe effects of climate change by planting...
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Effects Of Deforestation Beginning To Manifest – Minister

Mr John-Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, said there is a ban on export of Rosewood across the country as part...
Some of the girls under training in bamboo bike making

INBAR Ask Government To Establish Bamboo Research Center

The government has been asked to take steps to establish a bamboo research and technology centre to aggressively promote bamboo production in the country. Mr....
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Ghanaian Cane Weavers Condemns Import Of Chinese Cane Furniture

The Cane Weavers Association has bemoaned the importation of cane products from China into the country as it was affecting local business of cane...
Some of the girls under training in bamboo bike making

Government Urged To Increase Bamboo Production

Ghana has been asked to scale up the effort to increase bamboo and rattan production in the country to serve as alternative raw material...

Booomers World First Bamboo Electric Bike Unveiled

Booomers International Limited, a Ghanaian social enterprise making the news around the world with its bamboo bicycles and accessories is once again making...
Some of the girls under training in bamboo bike making

Bamboo’s cannot be judged by their sizes?

Mr. Michael Kwaku, the Country Director for the International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR), said it was important to give strong backing to...
Fang Shuyun crosses the Fuchun River on a bamboo stick. [Zhejiang Online]

Man Travels By Crossing River On Bamboo Stick

Many internet users speculated that the photo was fabricated, but a reporter with Qianjiang Evening News witnessed the "impossible" and testified that the legendary...

Kenya to promote bamboo cultivation in order to conserve water towers

Kenya Water Towers Agency (KWTA) CEO Francis Nkako told Xinhua in Nairobi that bamboo is a grass that holds a lot of water and...

Government committed to promoting the craft industry

Nii Osah Mills, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has said the government is committed to promoting the bamboo and rattan sector due...
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Locally building materials are more sustainable-Architect

An Architect on Monday encouraged Ghanaians to use locally manufactured building materials in real estate development because it was more sustainable.. Mrs Akosua Obeng, said...
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Up and coming Atlanta native Orda Nyourlife

Up and coming Atlanta native Orda Nyourlife is back again with his latest visual featuring affiliate african artist Bamboo for a menacing video with...

Breman Asikumahene,Odeefo Amankwa Buadu VIII

Breman Asikumahene,Odeefo Amankwa Buadu VIII admiring some of the products on display Comfort Adjahoe-Jennings, an executive member of the African Women Entrepreneurs Programme (AWEP),...

Bamboo Bike Yields Results With Push From UNDP

By Benson AFFULThe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) support to the Ghana Bamboo Bike has yielded results as it produces 20 bicycles per month.With...

Ghana to export locally manufactured bamboo bikes

Bamboo bike The UNDP Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme, has helped Bright Generation Community Foundation to produce bamboo bicycles as an...

Bamboo bike makers in Ghana will soon be producing electric models

  Bamboo bike Makers of bamboo bikes in Ghana are planning to produce electric models of the bamboo bicycles as its markets abroad expand. According to...

Bamboo & Ratan Works Association Pleads For Extension Of Ejection Date

The Cantonment branch of the Bamboo and Ratan Workers Association has appealed to the Osu Stool Lands Authority to be lenient and extend the...

Wacom releases Bamboo Stylus mini as high-quality

  Wacom releases Bamboo Stylus mini as high-quality, portable lifestyle addition to the successful portfolio of styli 2nd April 2013 - The Bamboo Stylus mini catches...

Workshop on processing bamboo held

A five-day workshop on how to process bamboo and rattan into cups, furniture, curtains, doormats, key-holders and flower-pots has been held? at Nkawanda Number...

Youth initiative drives Ghana on Bamboo Bikes

From: Kofi Adu Domfeh   The Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative in the West African country?s second largest city, Kumasi, is finalizing arrangements for the scaling up...

Mulamata makes bamboo bicycles

President Yoweri Museveni has always advised Ugandan traders to become manufacturers instead of simply selling imported goods. Museveni’s lectures did not really change Charles Mulamata...

Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative receives German award

  Bamboo bike Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative, an environmental NGO, has been adjudged winner of the 2011 Impact Business Award for climate change adaptation activities. The...