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Karnataka: Tribal women being trained in bamboo works

The Times of India 04 Mar 2021
In the remote Ponachchi and surrounding villages near famous temple, the forest department has now started training for over 100 women under the Bamboo Mission ... The department is also now popularising the bamboo cultivation among the local farmers which can fetch Rs 1 lakh to Rs 2 lakh per acre income annually per acre of land.

Craftswoman revitalizes bamboo carving from mountain village

China Daily 01 Mar 2021
In order to better pass on the skills, Lu Huaying trained students free of charge to make Chishui bamboo carving an industry that can increase the income of local farmers ... Jiangxi county builds new future with bamboo.

New Parliament likely to use Tripura’s bamboo products

The Siasat Daily 28 Feb 2021
After Rashtrapati Bhavan and Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Tripura’s eco-friendly bamboo products or bamboo artifacts are now expected to be used in the construction of the new Parliament building which is underway in the national capital ... We have also provided farmers of Tripura a ready market for the bamboo,” the official said.

Govt promoting bamboo plantation to boost farmers' income: Narendra Tomar

One India 25 Feb 2021
... bamboo plantation as it can help boost farmers' income.

DIY-style school helps educate Indian migrants facing eviction

Post Bulletin 20 Feb 2021
With community involvement, Janu and her team designed a steel frame that could be easily erected and dismantled, with the walls, doors and windows made of bamboo, reused wood and dried grass - materials that the farmers used for their homes.

Bamboo plantation for clean Ganga, uplift of poor farmers

The Times of India 16 Feb 2021
According to officials, the bamboo plantation is aimed at augmenting income of marginal farmers ... Farmers are being trained on how to practice bamboo farming.” ... India is the second largest country after China in growing bamboo ... The DFO said farmers are being sensitized about the importance of bamboo farming in the Ganga basin.

Bamboo plantation planned on 4,000ha in M’wada this monsoon

The Times of India 12 Feb 2021
With the aim to supplement the income of farmers, bamboo, which is hailed as ‘green gold’ due to multiple benefits, will be cultivated on around 4,000 hectare area in Marathwada under the National Bamboo Mission ... Both the state and the Centre have distinct policies for encouraging bamboo cultivation and farmers should take benefit of it,” he said.

Strategy, Skill and a Little Luck

The Keene Sentinel 11 Feb 2021
It’s said to have begun with cards ... There are three suits that include bamboo, circles or dots and characters ... The flower tiles are considered bonus tiles and there are eight of them; four flower tiles that are usually plum, orchid, chrysanthemum and bamboo; and four season tiles depicted as a fisher, woodcutter, farmer and scholar ... .

Ghazipur’s protesters make themselves at home

Indian Express 10 Feb 2021
From decorative crafts to bamboo doors for tents, farmers at Ghazipur border are investing time and energy into beautifying their surroundings ... The wall, made out of bamboo, features a poster of the Preamble to the Constitution of India, a poster of Bhagat Singh pasted on thermocol, and information about Sikh gurus ... farmers protest.

Washing machines and libraries: What life is like in Indian farmers protest camps on Delhi's outskirts

The Citizens 06 Feb 2021
Now, the traffic has been replaced by an almost 2-kilometer (1.2-mile) stretch of supply stores, a medical department and a library -- all part of a colorful, bustling hamlet of tents that's been home to thousands of farmers for months ... Despite that, farmers say they have no plans to leave until the government overturns the laws.

Aichi restaurant turns prickly cactus into silky ramen dish

Asahi News 06 Feb 2021
He bought some cacti from a farmer, then cut and boiled them to resemble “menma,” or pickled bamboo shoot, a common ramen topping ... Hase had bought cacti from a farmer and used them as they were, not giving much consideration to the stage at which they would be best prepared ... Seven farmers currently produce the plant in Kasugai.

1,000 more mandis to be integrated with e-NAM in 2021-22: Govt

The Times of India 04 Feb 2021
The government on Thursday said 1,000 have been integrated with electronic () in 21 states and so far with 1.69 crore farmers registered on it, and additional 1,000 mandis will be connected with this digital platform by next fiscal ... Direct payment to farmers has also been enabled ...

Singhu: Farmers say no trust in police post clash, self-guard site

The Siasat Daily 31 Jan 2021
Farmers have amplified their internal security at Singhu border protest site following the fresh incident of violence on Friday ... The farmers were also seen carrying large wooden and bamboo staffs, but clarified that these are not to threaten anyone, but are a measure of self-defence.

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