Use bamboo in sustainable development


Governments should pay more attention to the role that bamboo and rattan can play in building more sustainable and greener economies, a pressure group has told a UN meeting. According to the International Network for Bamboo and Rattan, the plant materials have the potential to withstand natural disasters such as earthquakes if they are used to build houses. The full news article was published on SciDev.Net.

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