BAMBOO FARMS IN EUROPE
with Dr. Hans Friederich
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Dr. Friederich is planting Europe's first bamboo farm in southern Portugal. He says it could be the beginning of the bamboo industry in the region. Europe is one of the largest markets for bamboo products in the world and the demand for bamboo is growing. Although bamboo is not a native species, there are a few potential benefits to European bamboo farms. This includes fighting climate change, boosting local economies, and supporting the next generation of European farmers. Listen in to learn more.
This episode was recorded in Gozo, Malta in Dr. Friederich's home.
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