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DOST-FPRDI researchers present papers at the ASEAN bamboo symposium 2016
October 26, 2016

For. Robert A. Natividad and Dr. Rico J. Cabangon of the Department of Science and Technology-Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI) presented their papers at the ASEAN Bamboo Symposium 2016 (ABS 2016) last 27-29 September 2016 at the Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

DOST-FPRDI researchers present papers at the ASEAN bamboo symposium 2016

DOST-FPRDI trains PWDs and IPs on bamboo handicraft making
October 13, 2016

Forty persons with disabilities (PWDs) and two indigenous people attended a four-day training on bamboo handicraft production last 20-23 September 2016 at El Mango, Brgy. Concepcion, Koronadal City, South Cotabato.

PWD Trainees

DOST-FPRDI technologies get UM patents
October 03, 2016

The experimental wine barrels made from mangium wood.
The experimental wine barrels made from mangium wood.

The Utility Model (UM) applications of eight new technologies of DOST-FPRDI were recently approved by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) Philippines.

“This means that the technologies, all related to making wine barrels from four wood species, can no longer be copied without the copier being punished by law,” says DOST-FPRDI’s Engr. Grecelda A. Eusebio.