abaca fiber Archive

Abaca integration to be implemented in typhoon damaged Leyte-Samar as Philippines gains global competitiveness through Rainforest Alliance certification

An abaca integration project is hoped to be replicated in typhoon-damaged Leyte-Samar as Philippine abaca enhances its global competitive edge from its Rainforest Alliance certification. A project that combines farming of abaca with other crops like coconut, “Abakayamanan” is envisioned to help farmers in typhoon-stricken provinces to bounce back through this technology. The Abaca integration [&hellip

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Leyte farmers benefit from abaca multi-stranded yarning machine

Abaca fiber is one of the most high-valued commodities and products are grown in the Philippines due to its high demand both in local and foreign markets. The Philippines the world’s top and largest producer of abaca fiber and by-products. It is the strongest among the existing natural fibers and is primarily used as a [&hellip

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