Congratulations to our new Directors

I would like to introduce our two new members on the WBO Board of Directors:

Kamesh Salam from Northeast India, who contributes a tremendous amount of energy to the development of bamboo to pull poor families out of the poverty and replace wood, in all its uses, with bamboo to save trees and to protect the environment. Kamesh is Director of the Cane and Bamboo Technology Centre in Assam.

Raphael Moras de Vasconcellos from Brazil, a products designer who has been working with bamboo since 1996. He created the BambuBrasileiro website (, the Bambu-Brasil yahoogroup (700+ members) and co-founded Ebiobambu ( Raphael’s main professional focuses are bamboo furniture, crafts and construction techniques, and bamboo internet communities.

Please feel free to contact our directors if you have a regional project, concern, need, or would like to offer your assistance to WBO’s efforts in your region.