Bamboo fabric: A study of using thick bamboo fiber for producing and developing Thai textiles

This research investigates the use of bamboo fibre in Thai textile production. The authors explore the industry's background, current situation and challenges, and investigate how bamboo fibre is used. The authors conducted surveys, interviews and focus groups to undertake the research. They conclude that the use of thick bamboo fibre brings a lot of benefits, for example reducing pollutants harmful to the environment, reducing the importation of weaving materials and encouraging economic and income growth of communities.

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Field Value
Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
Topics
  • Economy and commerce
  • Environment and natural resources
  • Exports
  • Garments and textiles
  • Livelihood rights
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Thailand
Copyright Yes
Version / Edition 1.0
License CC-BY-4.0
Contact

Sisika Wannajun, Research Institute of Northeast Art and Culture, Mahasarakham University, Mueang District, Mahasarakham 44000, Thailand.

Author (individual) Wannajun, Sisika
Co-author (individual) Chantachon, Songkoon; Laoakka, Sasta
Publisher Science Publications
Publication date 2011
General note

Journal of Social Sciences,Volume 7,No. 3,462-465

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Date modified March 14, 2018, 06:11 (UTC)