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Bamboo Pioneers: Elizabeth Widjaja

Bamboo Pioneers: Elizabeth Widjaja

Elizabeth Widjaja, Indonesian Bamboo Researcher Bamboo can only be grown in 80 countries. Indonesia has at least 176 species of bamboo out of a total of 1620 bamboo species in the world. 105 of those endemic species of bamboo in Indonesia cannot be found anywhere else...

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5 things we’d like to share from March 2022

5 things we’d like to share from March 2022

In a month celebrating World Water Day and International Day of Forests, we are very aware of the incredible benefits bamboo agroforestry can bring to degraded landscapes. Did you know that one clump of bamboo can hold over 5,000 liters of water in the topsoil? 5...

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How Bamboo Helps Mitigate Climate Change in Indonesia

How Bamboo Helps Mitigate Climate Change in Indonesia

It’s now common knowledge that the agriculture and transportation sectors account for a huge amount of global greenhouse gas emissions, but do you know what other industry contributes almost 40%? Construction. In addition to this staggering amount, the construction of...

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