DOST-FPRDI develops hot press for engineered bamboo
A hot press machine to make life a little easier for producers of engineered bamboo has been developed by the Department of Science and Technology – Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI). The hot press was designed to cut the production time of engineered bamboo products.
Forest woody vines show a lot of promise
|Woody vines grow abundantly across the country.|
Woody vines growing in the forests of the Philippines are an important natural resource that need to be taken seriously. This is what a group of researchers at the Department of Science and Technology’s Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI) has found out in the last 15 years.
DOST-FPRDI training empowers rubber people
|Small farmers from Zamboanga Sibugay learn how to harvest the sap of rubber trees.|
Stakeholders of the country’s rubber sector have a reason to smile these days. Rubber farmers and tappers in Zamboanga Sibugay have recently learned the right way to plant and harvest natural rubber.