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NHT Funding $54M Bamboo Research Project

The National Housing Trust (NHT) is funding a $54-million bamboo research project, which will facilitate research on bamboo as a possible housing material. The project, which is a collaborative endeavour with the Bamboo Industry Association of Jamaica (BIAJ), Bureau of Standards Jamaica, and the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), is scheduled to start mid-2019.

Many thanks to the Bamboo In Construction Working Group (BICWG) for their coordination of this project on behalf of the Bureau of Standards Jamaica. Senior General Manager of Construction and Development at NHT, Donald Moore, spoke to JIS News on this new project the NHT is behind:

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