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DOST-FPRDI bamboo technologies featured at business forum
November 3, 2016

Around 1,000 members of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), the country’s largest business organization, had the chance to learn about the Department of Science and Technology-Forest Products Research and Development Institute’s (DOST-FPRDI) bamboo technologies last 12 October 2016 at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, Newport City Complex, Pasay City.

DOST-FPRDI bamboo technologies featured at business forum.
Left photo - Members of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Right photo - Dr. Rico J. Cabangon. (Photo credit: PCCI Parañaque City and Engr. Grecelda A. Eusebio)

Dr. Rico J. Cabangon delivered at the 42nd Philippine Business Conference and Expo his presentation titled "Bamboo Processing Technologies and Livelihood Opportunities" which featured the DOST-FPRDI kiln dryer, Do-It-Yourself bamboo shelter, engineered bamboo products, modern bamboo jointing system, bamboo veneer lathe, bamboo flattening machine, bamboo charcoal and briquettes, and bamboo charcoaling kiln and light distillate recovery.

According to Engr. Grecelda A. Eusebio of FPRDI’s the Technology Business Development Section, "The forum and expo was not only a great opportunity for the Institute to promote its bamboo products and technologies, but it also gave us the chance to meet potential partners and investors during the business-matching sessions.” (Maybell Mariella A. Amador, October 25, 2016)#