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Working towards ‘greening’ Kenya

Why I invested in Bamboo- word from an investor and bamboo ambassador

The GreenPot story has been shared multiple times, across various platforms. There are people that are immediately captivated by the unique investment opportunity and others who need a little time to soak in the wonder that is bamboo. Since 2014,...

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by green_admin|August 13th, 2017|Blogs|No Comments

Bamboo- Addressing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Goal 1- Ending poverty and hunger (through bamboo) The role of trees is clearly understood in the food chain. They are the basis of survival; The producers. Other than food trees provide medicine, shelter and are the main source of energy for human...

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by green_admin|July 22nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Bamboo- Addressing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The future of bamboo products

Communities in parts of the world where indigenous bamboo grows have been making use of it in various ways. Bamboo is now contributing over 60 billion USD to the world'd economy, thanks to innovation and value addition. Bamboo products are...

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by green_admin|July 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The future of bamboo products

The women of GreenPot

It is said that women are the backbone of our economy and this is certainly true in the agricultural sector especially the food related agricultural work. Welcome to GreenPot- women are leading the bamboo revolution At GreenPot, women are at the...

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by green_admin|July 8th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The women of GreenPot

Bamboo companies around the world

While many think that the GreenPot way is sui generis or even slightly nutty, we are not the first to recognize the opportunities and advantages of bamboo. Across the globe, organisations are exploiting bamboo’s numerous qualities for commercial...

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by green_admin|July 6th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Bamboo companies around the world

Risk Mitigation- Why we need weather stations in our bamboo plantations

From propagating bamboo, to shooting documentaries; GreenPot plantations have been bustling with activity this past January. We have been hosting guests, mostly from Nairobi who are eager to see what bamboo plantations look like. We will soon...

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by green_admin|July 2nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Risk Mitigation- Why we need weather stations in our bamboo plantations

Commercialisation of Bamboo in Kenya

Kenya is in the process of transforming the bamboo industry and in turn the forestry, timber, wood fuel, paper and other related industries. In the last two years the sector has been activated both by government agencies and private sector with...

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by Winnie Anyona|July 29th, 2016|Blog|6 Comments

Deforestation- Cutting down trees is taking money right out of our pockets

Historically in Kenya, reforestation and other climate change related topics have been conversations had among environmentalists and international do-gooders. This needs to change; Not just because we are now beginning to see the effects of...

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by Winnie Anyona|July 29th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Deforestation- Cutting down trees is taking money right out of our pockets

Restoring Emsoo Dam

The conversation on development cannot be had without talking about sustainability. As one UNCTAD representative said last week at a ministerial round table on fostering green economies, “Development must respect planetary boundaries”. As...

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by Jessica Mukiri|July 29th, 2016|Blog|4 Comments

Working towards ‘greening’ Kenya

On Friday 12th February 2016, GreenPot had the honour of hosting a very special guest and Greening Kenya Initiative Trust Chief Mr Peter Odhengo. Mr Odhengo, accompanied by colleagues called in to sign the MOU that will see the two institutions...

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by Winnie Anyona|July 26th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Working towards ‘greening’ Kenya

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