The 10th World Bamboo Congress will take place in South Korea, hosted by the delegation of Damyang-gun and its County Governor, Mr. Choi Hyung-sik. WBO Executive Director Susanne Lucas and WBO President Michel Abadie traveled to Damyang last November to make the partnership official with the signing of the Operating Agreement. We were impressed and amazed; it will be a fantastic event! Governor Choi has made a tremendous impact on the county of Damyang, revitalizing its bamboo sector to expand i
Who is planning to organize a celebration for WORLD BAMBOO DAY 18 September ??? Official logos are available here for creating your own special souvenirs to celebrate BAMBOO! Sonja Sheasley of Bum Boosa is organizing a 5K Run/Walk Race in the village of Cotuit on Cape Cod in Massachusetts USA, as a fundraiser for World Bamboo! September 21, 2013. See the FB page here for more details. Please send us your ideas and plans, and we will post on our website. www.worldbambooday.org Let’s sho
Many thanks to the sponsorship provided by EcoPlanet Bamboo. As part of the inauguration of the 9th World Bamboo Congress, we honor 5 of these great Bamboo Pioneers: (see the PowerPoint presentation) Oscar Hidalgo-Lopez of Colombia Wenyu Hsiung of the Peoples Republic of China Jules Janssen of The Netherlands Shuen Chao Wu of Taiwan Masatoshi Watanabe of Japan Oscar Hidalgo – Lopez (1930 – ) Oscar Hidalgo was born in a town called Chinchina on the 16th of November in 1930. In this
The World Bamboo Organization is a diverse group consisting of individual people, commercial businesses, non-profit associations, institutions, and allied trade corporations that all share a common interest = BAMBOO. The purpose of the WBO is to improve and promote this common interest, as well as the conditions affecting, and the industry surrounding, this common interest. We are dedicated to promoting the use of bamboo and bamboo products for the sake of the environment and economy.