Promotion of the Nigalo (Himalayan Bamboo) Value Chain in Nepal : Sustainable Livelihoods in the Kailash Sacred Landscape (2015)

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Nigalo (Drepanostachyum falcatum) is commonly known as Himalayan bamboo. In Nepal, Himalayan bamboo grows naturally in community and state-owned forests, and is also cultivated in people’s backyards. The stem of nigalo is collected and traded for manufacturing household items such as doko (big basket), dalo (small basket), suppa (tray), chatais (small mats), and matta (sleeping mats)...
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