Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Assistance to Bamboo Producing Farmers, 19/07/2019. The restructured National Bamboo Mission (NBM) has been launched in 2018-19 to focus on the development of complete value chain of bamboo sector and link growers with markets.

Green bamboos illegally felled by a forest department allotted timber unit in Manjavadi Kanavai in Harur.

A fire believed to have been started by illegal marijuana farmers is threatening tens of thousands of hectares of bamboo forest in Mount Kenya.

The issue of carpenters should be addressed in the proposed new act.

The campaign for reusable straws can look at this innovation from the Andamans

TANGLA, May 29: The Udalguri district, administered by the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), has witnessed a steady rise in human-elephant conflict over the past decade.

Indian oil companies are investing in biofuel refineries to boost ethanol production from non-molasses sources such as agricultural residues

India’s degraded forests are seeing a turnaround.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on National Bamboo Mission, 21/03/2018 . National Bamboo Mission was launched in 2006-07 with the objective inter alia to increase the coverage of bamboo in the country and establish convergence and synergy among stakeholders for development of bamboo sector based on a regionally differentiated strategy. The Mission primarily focuses on quality planting material, area expansion, improvement of existing stock, training of farmers/artisans, establishment of market infrastructure, research & development etc.

Government will soon embark on a pilot project of planting solid bamboo to help curb deforestation in Kazungula district.

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