Bamboo in Asia

Bamboo is native grass species to many of the Asian regions and can be used for multiple environmental purposes, while also providing a crucial source of income.

The Sound of Bamboo in Indonesia
The sound of Bamboo

Creating bamboo jobs in Myanmar
Creating Bamboo Jobs in Myanmar

The Uplifting Fragrance of Incense
The uplifting Fragrence of Women

Nestled in the north-east of India neighbouring Bangladesh, is Tripura, one of the smallest states in the country. It is home to 19 indigenous communities (known as Scheduled Tribes) that represent 30% of the population of the state. This is the story of Mira Das who makes incense sticks from bamboo and lifted her family out of poverty.