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Policy Synthesis Report 2. Bamboo for Africa: A Strategic Resource to Drive the Continent’s Green Economy

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Policy Synthesis Report 2. Bamboo for Africa: A Strategic Resource to Drive the Continent’s Green Economy

Publisher:

INBAR

Year:

2015

Pages:

32

Keywords:

Africa, green economy, economy, bamboo, policy, strategic resource, development, sustainable development

How can bamboo be integrated into Africa’s Green Economy? With so many advantages to offer, why is bamboo not on the countries’ development and Green Economy agendas as a tool to improve livelihoods and the environment? This was the key question addressed by the 200 policy makers, national planners, researchers and development professionals at the INBAR Summit meeting on Bamboo and Rattan in the Green Economy, held in Addis Ababa in late 2014.

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