South Asia Bamboo Foundation
SAbF is located in Guwahati, Assam, India. It is a local non-profit trade association that provides services on bamboo and its production related knowledge and technology, talent training and environmental infrastructure. It also applies materials of native bamboo species from southern Asia to help improve people’s life in rural farming areas, using bamboo to build houses and toilets, etc. in particular. CCU explained that bamboo is a type of green building material that is fairly environmental-friendly and easy to obtain, as a result, many developing countries see Bamboo as a low-cost alternative material for construction. SAbF has successfully established the bamboo construction technology for housing and has been continuously promoting it throughout India.