How can industrial hemp contribute to a more sustainable future? Relisten to the book launch accompanied by a panel discussion at Pakhuis de Zwijger. The event was organized by Robbert Bovee, and Arno Hellemans, responsible for the program at Pakhuis de Zwijger, the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum Amsterdam Barcelona and moderated by Bahram Sadeghi.
Industrial hemp has seen a steady rediscovery in past decades. Are we experiencing a breakthrough moment for this extremely versatile and sustainable crop? It needs little water, no pesticides, yet absorbs large amounts of carbon dioxide during growth, provides housing, medicine, textiles and jobs. Can hemp contribute to a system reset?
German photographer and climate impact storyteller Maren Krings set out on a six-year journey to examine how hemp can help create circular economies. Krings has photographed more than 200 projects in 26 countries on four continents and interviewed more than 80 industry experts.
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