Bamboo Sustains Entire Villages…

“P├íjaro” harvesting bamboo to improve his shelter.
Guadua, a spreading bamboo, sports greater tensile strength than steel.

… in Asia and elsewhere, it’s possible to observe a bamboo economy. Entire communities are living around and in native and planted bamboo forests and making their livng processing bamboo each in their own unique way.

The list of bamboo products is virtually endless and includes food items, paper, clothing, building material, charcoal to name few.

As a giant grass plant it is not a needy agricultural specie and requires minimum care. It creates habitats which are best known for a great water, temperature and erosion management.

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