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Plantation company Kitil Farm in Kenya sowing a future of prosperity with bamboo seedlings

Kitil Farm, founded by Juvenales Njuguna in Kenya is today one of the leading bamboo plantation nursery in Africa. It is indeed an inspirational story of how Njuguna overcame the odds to nurture Bamboo farming.  Today, Kitil Farm grows and sells high quality bamboo seedlings to individuals, inves…

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Growing bamboo in greenhouse and other lessons on the grass

Sitting on more than 10 acres, Nyabera Farm in Uriri, Migori County, hosts an assortment of crops that include collard greens (sukuma wiki), cabbages, watermelon, tomatoes, pumpkins and bamboo. But it is on the bamboo farm that the owner of Nyabera Farm, Francisca Kwasa, is stirring a revolution.…

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Bamboo India: Building its portfolio of bamboo-based eco-friendly products

Yogesh is an agricultural entrepreneur who started Bamboo India, a company that makes bamboo-based eco-friendly products. The company has engaged farmers from the village Velhe, near Pune in Maharashtra, to manufacture products like toothbrushes, speakers, clothing pegs, desk organizers, utility …

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Inspiring Story from Uganda: She Quit Real Estate to Grow Bamboo

Inspired by reading and watching news on climate change, Divine Nabaweesi quit being a real estate agent to start a social enterprise business of Bamboo growing. She says the turning point was after she lost interest and passion of continuing as a real estate agent – a job she held for seve…

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