By georgitte. bamboo. At Sunday, March 17th 2019, 15:35:59 PM.
market leader in bamboo cultivation expansion is already underway with the establishment of Africa plantation capital in Kenya and the acquisition of prime land for bamboo plantations Africa plantation capital has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kenya Forestry Research Institute in a move that will advance the interests of both parties in the cultivation of a species that has become vital for the planet bamboo is fast growing with some species capable of shooting up by more than three feet in a single day it is also naturally antibacterial taking away the need for damaging fertilizers and pesticides giving bamboo a huge advantage as material for flooring along with its natural strength and durability this remarkable plant is now being taken seriously as a substitute for cotton and your bamboo plantation fully mature at between five and six years of the age can be turned into one of the softest fabrics on earth rivaling the likes of the finest cotton silk and
into charcoal or activated carbon the briquettes are used for cooking and drying tea while the charcoal itself has a variety of important uses in gas and water purification sewage treatment air filters gas masks and respirators and in a range of medicines every single day bamboo is used for fiber or food by more than two and a half billion people around the world used for generations as scaffolding and building materials in Asia and the South Pacific bamboo is now an increasing demand around the world bamboo is miraculous when growing freely in the wild it produces between 6 and 12 tons of biomass per acre per year while the highly cultivated APC group bamboo yields between 20 and 25 tons per acre per year good management always makes good financial sense and with more than 100 years of combined plantation management experience the APC group is primed to become the
Factory in mangaka City Kochi Prefecture hello I m Michelle hello I m my Aida today s Takumi is Adi here omaeda he is an engineer who specializes in wood processing I heard that you make something out of bamboo here yes this is it this is made out of bamboo that s a steering wheel Maya originally made steering wheels out of maple and other types of wood he thought that the same technique could be used to help solve the bamboo problem that local regions were facing however wood and bamboo had very different characteristics and it wasn t an easy task bamboo has high moisture content immediately after it s been cut because mold grows easily controlling