Uganda Bamboo Association celebrates world Bamboo Day

UBA 2019-09-18 03:55:14 UBA News

Uganda Bamboo Association joins the rest of the world to celebrate the world bamboo day.

World Bamboo Day is an annual event which was officially established on September 18 at the 8th World Bamboo Congress held in Bangkok in 2009. It is celebrated world wide as a way to raise awareness of the social economic benefits of bamboo and to promote its use in everyday products.

The Association is currently holding an open day at its head office in Busega- Kampala for showcasing the potential for bamboo in Uganda as a means of safeguarding the environment and increasing household incomes.

Members of the Association are holding similar events in different parts of the country