Creating a Future With Bamboo: Arief Rabik / Senior Advisor, Environmental Bamboo Foundation
Indonesian social entrepreneur Arief Rabik has launched an eco-business aimed at revitalizing forests and rural economies by planting bamboo with local residents.
Rabik believes that plywood made from bamboo can replace wood
Bamboo is said to be able to absorb 35% more carbon dioxide and produce more oxygen than typical trees
A storm fueled by the effects of climate change strikes his factory forcefully
His mission was inspired by his bamboo-loving late mother, who died in 2017