Ghanaian Bamboo Bikes Make Global Impact

Innovators in Ghana have taken to producing environment and economic-friendly bikes made out of native bamboo.  Addressing the problems of climate change, poverty, rural-urban migration and high unemployment amongst the youth in rural Ghana, the initiative has created employment opportunities and sustainable livelihood job skills for the youth.  These bikes are being both in Ghana and exported to foreign markets, making it a highly profitable business.  A second generation of bamboo bikes have been released, which are suitable for the high terrain and rough roads that locals may need to travel through.



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