Projects

Bamboo Biology

Bamboo is a woody grass. In addition to providing the basis of the world's grazing pastures and therefore effectively our animal protein, the grasses give us not only edible bamboo shoots but also our cereal crops such as rice, wheat, maize, millet, oats

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Rehabilitation

At least 40% of the forest cover in Mau has been depleted by deforestation and encroachment.  In the Aberdare Mountains squatters wanting to farm, illegal loggers, hunters, villages wanting firewood and corporates trying to source illegal water for flower

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Ablution

Bamboo has phytoremediating qualities, which enable it to leech contaminants out of water. As long as the water isn't too heavily polluted with toxic substances, bamboo can metabolise and purify water.

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Bamboo as a filtering medium

The essence of all sewage and effluent treatments is to physically separate dissolved, suspended and floating inclusions from the water base.

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