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Funded by the U.S. and UK governments in collaboration with higher education institutions in Brazil, China, India and Indonesia, a University of Pittsburgh-led consortium is one of 14 ne multilateral university partnerships created by the Global Innovation Initiative. The consortium’s winning proposal, “Bamboo in the Urban Environment,” brings together leading experts in bamboo and sustainable design to engage in extensive, cutting-edge analysis and testing of bamboo as a safe construction resource in urban areas.