Arief is greening the world by planting bamboo. As our timber resources decline, bamboo is becoming an important alternative. But how do we ensure that we can grow enough bamboo to meet growing demand? Arief wants to establish 1000 Bamboo Villages. By empowering communities to plant and harvest bamboo sustainably; we can help them improve their livelihoods, restore degraded landscapes, and mitigate the impact of climate change. Tune in to learn more about his approach towards a sustainable bamboo forestry.
The Bamboo U podcast brings you conversations about design, creative thinking, architecture, and bamboo. Bamboo U is an educational experience that teaches people, how to design and build with bamboo. We run workshops that show our participants how to create innovative structures out of bamboo, and how to incorporate bamboo into their own projects. This show is a series of interviews with bamboo experts and pioneers who are exploring innovative ways to inspire the world to work with bamboo as a sustainable timber for the future.