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Bamboo Farm in Wayanad, Kerala

Found abundantly in the forests of Wayanad, bamboo is being considered a major export item by the Centre for the global market with a value worth crores. Bamboo cultivation plays a significant role in stabilizing the environmental problems. Traditionally considered as the poor man’s wood, bamboo is a wood substitute which helps to offset depletion of the rain forest.

The video here shows a vast area in the district of Wayanad, Kerala, India where bamboo cultivation is at its peak. The bamboos cultivated in this area are in turn used to make different products, which offer a living for many artisans.