Bamboo bikes are one of the many products made from the sturdy plant which is seeing an economic boom in Asia and Africa. Here UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Christiana Figueres of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change test bamboo bicycles, made by Evelyn Ohenewaa Gyasi from Ghana.
An online commerce site similar to Etsy, South African company Hello Pretty, said one of its most popular products is from Bamboo Watch Revolutions. It's one of the first companies to develop a watch face made from bamboo.
Ghana Bamboo Project CEO Ibrahim Djan Nyampong is showing workers how to make bamboo bicycle frames. Artisans in Ghana make bamboo bikes ranging from mountain racers to cargo bikes for customers in Europe and the U.S.