Bamboo


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Bamboo

1. An obsolete Indian unit of length approximately equivalent to 12.8 meters.

2. See: Dha.
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FAO said the bamboo can also be used in the construction of houses, bridges, furniture, fishing poles, water pipes, weapons, bags, baskets and cloth.
Conducted by the staff of the Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU) Extension Directorate, the activity also involved the planting of 10 high-valued bamboo species in the vicinities of the barangay, such as kawayan tinik, machiku, Calcutta, Buddha bamboo, killing, bayog, Thailand, yellow striated, iron bamboo, and black bamboo.
According to ERDB director and national coordinator of the Bamboo Plantation Development Project (BPDP) Sofio Quintana, theevent convenes more than 200 researchers, academics, policymakers, professionals and business groups within the ASEAN region to discuss and exchange information on bamboo and sustainable environmental strategies.
DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu said transforming Panay Island as the center for bamboo production will be the agency's major contribution to the National Convergence Initiative for Sustainable Rural Development.
To increase the area under bamboo plantation in non forest Government and private lands to supplement farm income and contribute towards resilience to climate change as well as availability of quality raw material for industries.
The three-phased training program is part of the "Bamboo Processing Sri Lanka" project aimed at Sri Lanka's bamboo supply chain.
Summary: Agartala (Tripura) [India], Jun 3 (ANI): Seeking to provide a better market for bamboo handicraft products, the Tripura Bamboo Mission has signed a memorandum with the National Centre for Design and Product Development during a program at the Bamboo and Cane Development Institute at Lichu Bagan in Agartala.
In an urban environment dominated by stone and glass, bamboo brings an additional texture and warmth to modern interiors.
figure By PETER CHANGTOEK Alloys Barasa holds the stem of one of his mature bamboo plants on his farm in Butula, Busia County, with a smile.The farmer developed interest in the plant after reading a newspaper article in 2004 and decided to give it a try.
Bamboo Rose has released 2019R1 for the Bamboo Rose Multi- enterprise Platform.
The Monfort Bat Cave, recognized as the largest single colony of Geoffroy's rousette fruit bats in the Guinness Book of World Records, received support to build a Bambusetum, a collection of bamboo plants.