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Mayor visits EcoPlanet Bamboo's South Africa operations

3rd March 2012

His Worship the Executive Mayor Sipho Robert Tandani of Ndlambe Municipality and District Representative N C Ncamiso last week visited EcoPlanet Bamboo's farm in South Africa's Eastern Cape.

The visit included a tour of the completed nursery and bamboo stock, EcoPlanet Bamboo's facilities and proposed processing site, and interactions with the plantation staff.

Mayor Tandani expressed gratitutde at the 23 permanent jobs that the Company has created since it's launch in January, in an area that suffers from more than 90% rural unemployment.

EcoPlanet Bamboo intends to work with local and regional authorities to maximize the positive social impact that commercial bamboo plantations and associated manufacturing facilities can have within the Ndlambe and surrounding municipalities.

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