Myanmar bamboo growers rising steadily

Myanmar bamboo farmers are experiencing renewed growth as more people become interested in the business, according to the leader of a local bamboo business organisation. U Kyaw Thu, chairman of the Myanmar Rattan and Bamboo Entrepreneurs Association, said that a few years ago there were only traditional bamboo farms in Kawhmu and Kungyangon in Yangon […]

Thai’s Kim Sone bamboo a hit in Myanmar

Commercial bamboo growers in the country have set their eyes on the Kim Sone species from Thailand which is resilient and can grow in any season, said U Kyaw Win, President of Myanmar Bamboo Society. The society has been promoting and distributing Kim Sone to bamboo growers for the past three years, he said. In […]

High-end bamboo products to be made in mid 2017

With an aim to export high-end products of bamboo to foreign countries, bamboo furniture orders will be accepted in mid 2017, according to the Myanmar Bamboo Growers Association. Currently, the association cannot manage to manufacture ordered products due to a lack of ready to- use raw materials. The bamboo association is currently receiving furniture orders […]