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State U’s best practices in propagation sets higher rooting success for bamboo

Sun Star 21 Apr 2021
The ultimate objective of the project is a sustainable income for farmers and livelihood for their families and the community, to be achieved by turning bamboo, "the poor man's timber," into a cash crop, not only through pole sales but also through nursery raising, plantation and primary processing for bamboo-based products and for food processing.
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Postcard from Ho Chi Minh: the city has been claustrophobic but now citizens are free to leave

The Times/The Sunday Times 18 Apr 2021
On our first family hiking trip, postponed because of the pandemic, we cross paths with farmers tending their land, their feet submerged in ...
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Tabada: Hoho

Sun Star 17 Apr 2021
When Rem found the noon heat too much, she dug for herself and her pups a trench under the bamboo and turned up a tiny brown bottle, bits of wrappers and a single “Tahong (Mussel)” shell ... Along the coast of Bacoor are the bamboo homes on stilts of the families of sea farmers raising mussels and oysters ... .
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Protesting farmers build bamboo huts for protection from heat

Live Mint 04 Apr 2021
Protesting farmers have built bamboo huts on the theme of the tricolour to protect themselves from the heat at the Ghazipur border ... So on the order of Rakesh Tikaitji, we are building these shelters," a farmer said ... Mollah told ANI that the march is being organised because "the government is not listening to the voices of the farmers".
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France cuts growth forecast as nationwide lockdown starts

Live Mint 04 Apr 2021
France’s economy will rebound less than previously expected this year due to the latest four-week nationwide lockdown aimed at halting a surge in coronavirus cases ... TRENDING STORIESSee All ... 1 min read . 11.28 AM IST ... Premium Premium Protesting farmers build bamboo huts for protection from heat ... Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait starts campaign in Gujarat ... .
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Take custody of Mukhtar Ansari by April 8: Punjab to UP govt

Live Mint 04 Apr 2021
CHANDIGARH/BARABANKI/BALLIA ... Mukhtar Ansari, who is wanted in various cases in Uttar Pradesh, has been lodged in the Rupnagar district jail in Punjab since January 2019 in connection with an alleged extortion case ... Premium Premium Protesting farmers build bamboo huts for protection from heat ... Farmer leader Rakesh Tikait starts campaign in Gujarat ... .
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Chhattisgarh attack: Maoists were armed with LMG, looted weapons of security personnel

Live Mint 04 Apr 2021
NEW DELHI/RAIPUR . A group of an estimated 400 Maoists, armed with LMGs, had ambushed security forces deployed for a special operation, killing at least 22 personnel and injuring 30 others, besides decamping with over a dozen sophisticated arms, officials said on Sunday ... Premium Premium Protesting farmers build bamboo huts for protection from heat ... .
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Farmers’ Protest At Singhu: Trolleys return to Punjab for harvest, sheds take their place

Indian Express 03 Apr 2021
On Saturday morning, Gurjeet Singh from Raily village in Punjab’s Fatehgarh Sahib district was overseeing the setting up of a bamboo shed on the highway currently being blockaded by the farmers’ protest at Singhu border ... “For a long time, the protest has followed a roster system of 10 farmers at a time coming from a village for a week or 10 days.
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Agriculture Ministry to explore designating bamboo as agricultural crop

Jamaica Star 01 Apr 2021
... and getting more farmers involved in production ... He emphasised that the Government’s role in the bamboo industry is to provide support for research and development of the different bamboo varieties to facilitate farmers as well as ensure the provision of extension services.
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Breaking biases: Filipino-made products are world-class!

Manila Bulletin 29 Mar 2021
they are usually made from durable and sustainable materials such as coconut shell, abaca, bamboo, and capiz shells. These raw materials are locally-sourcedfrom farmers and other raw material producers ... For instance, Kawayan Lifestyle Accessories banks on the abundance of bamboo in the country.
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Bamboo shows potential as lumber alternative

Sun Star 26 Mar 2021
The ultimate objective of the project is a sustainable income for farmers and livelihood for their families and the community, to be achieved by turning bamboo, "the poor man's timber," into a cash crop, not only through pole sales but also through nursery raising, plantation and primary processing for bamboo-based products and for food processing.
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Congress has no 'neta' or right 'niyat', only 'neeti' to spread lies: PM Modi in Assam

Hindustan Times 24 Mar 2021
... laws and said they have been brought for the development of farmers ... He said that the NDA government will develop a 150-km industrial corridor, thematic parks like the food processing park, bamboo parks that will be beneficial for the farmers as well as the youth of the state.
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Gov’t allocates over P22B for bamboo industry

Manila Bulletin 23 Mar 2021
The government has allocated at least P22 billion for the development of bamboo industry in the country from 2021 to 2022 as the high value added forest product has good export potential, wide industry applications, and jobs creation ... Likewise, the DBP has made P10 billion-worth of loans available for would-be bamboo farmers.
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MLA seeks action against Maha Bamboo Board ex-MD

The Times of India 22 Mar 2021
Solanke said there are large-scale irregularities and diversion of National Bamboo Mission (NBM) funds received by MBDB ... However, MBDB violated all rules and directly procured bamboo saplings for an amount of over Rs4.29 crore,” said the MLA ... This was done to encourage bamboo plantation by farmers in order to double farmers’ income by 2022.
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RPT - FEATURE - COVID-19 Wildlife Ban Jeopardizes Livelihood of Chinese Bamboo Rat Farmers

Urdu Point 18 Mar 2021
In fact, locals in Lu's hometown of Gongcheng county in southwestern China's Guangxi province had been eating and breeding the bamboo rats for centuries. "In Gongcheng, it's an old tradition to breed bamboo rats ... Similar to Lu, many farmers from Gongcheng county joined the bamboo rats breeding business after only graduating from middle school.
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