DOST-FPRDI helps in cinnamon conservation
July 23, 2015
Where does the fragrant smell of your favorite cinnamon roll come from? From the spice produced by the bark of the cinnamon tree. And conserving that tree - specifically the Philippine cinnamon tree - is the focus of a project recently started by the Department of Science and Technology’s Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI) along with two partner groups.
Launched at the Cebu Normal University last May 2015, the Pinoy Cinnamon Conservation Project is DOST-FPRDI’s joint venture with the Cebu Biodiversity Conservation Foundation (CBCF), the Flora and Fauna, Intl. (FFI-Philippines) and the funding agency, Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation (PTFCF).
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