Bamboo in the African Region

This Collection compiles knowledge on bamboo-related topics for Africa.

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Bamboo and Environmental Protection

The "Bamboo and the Environment" Collection compiles documents related to bamboo as well as its environment and biodiversity. This Collection aims to elucidate how bamboos can help human societies adapt to climate change. However, given the complexity of this plant, it is important to manage it with care and from a basis of knowledge, as, for instance, the invasiveness of some bamboo species may harm the environment, and procurement of underaged bamboo can have a significant consequences for the environment, resulting in over-harvesting and deforestation.