Bamboo Bikes Initiative: Ghana



Publisher:
Momentum for Change
Publication Date:
5 March 2014
Tags:
Ghana, Innovation

The Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative addresses climate change, poverty, rural-urban migration and youth unemployment by creating jobs for young people, especially women, through the building of high quality bamboo bicycles. Compared to the production of traditional metal bicycles, bamboo bikes require less electricity and no hazardous chemicals. Not only are the bikes light and stable, they can handle rough terrain and can carry large farm loads and passengers.




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