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Properties of East African Bamboo

Working Papers
Properties of East African Bamboo

Author:

Wang Hankun; Chen Hong; Zhang Rong; Liu Xing'e; Jayajarman Durai

Publisher:

INBAR

Year:

2019

Pages:

39

Keywords:

bamboo, test, experiment, project, africa, properties, physical, mechanical, testing, chemical, ethiopia, kenya, uganda

East Africa has abundant bamboo resources. Understanding the physical and mechanical properties of these bamboos is crucial for developing appropriate value chains. Under the Dutch-Sino-East Africa Bamboo Development Programme, bamboo resource assessments were undertaken in Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda, using remote sensing technology and market and value-chain studies.

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