How Ugandans Repurpose Banana Fibre to Make Money

In this piece for The Monitor, Dorothy Nakaweesi outlines how the world's second-largest producer of bananas can repurpose the fruit fibre to create products like hats, tents, bags and covers for export.

  • Uganda:   The Money in Making Banana Fibre Products

    Monitor, 22 November 2017

    Uganda is the second largest producer of bananas after India with about 9 million tonnes produced annually. All this production creates tonnes of waste in form of stems and stocks.… Read more »

A hut made of dry banana fibre.

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