Pineapple fiber treatment facility itatayo sa Ormoc City

Pineapple fiber treatment facility itatayo sa Ormoc City

July 12, 2021 @ 12:28 PM 1 year ago


MANILA, Philippines – Inanunsyo ni DOST Secretary Fortunato “Boy” T. de la Peña ang pagpapatayo ng Pineapple Fiber Treatment Technology Center sa Ormoc City para sa pagpapatibay ng  pineapple fiber industry sa bansa. 

Ayon sa opisyal naglaan ng P880,000 para sa pagpapatayo ng pasilidad at para sa implementasyon ng  science and technology (S&T) initiatives sa lugar.

“The DOST-VIII, through the Community Empowerment through Science and Technology (CEST) Program, is allocating 880,000 to establish the Pineapple Fiber Treatment Technology Center and provision of other S&T (science and technology) interventions in education for the community,” aniya sa isang ulat.

Ayon pa rito, parte ng agency’s assistance package  ng ahensiya ang pagbili ng purchase ng fiber processing equipment na tinatawag na pineapple fiber treatment recirculating degumming vessel.

“To further enhance value-adding initiatives for the pineapple fiber industry, the DOST VIII will be providing assistance for the adoption in Ormoc City, Leyte of the pineapple fiber degumming technology developed by the DOST-Philippine Textile Research and Development Institute (PTRI),” ayon kay de la Peña.

Dagdag nito nagsagawa na ang representatives ng DOST VIII, DOST-PTRI, LGU Ormoc – City Agriculture Office (CAO), at ang beneficiary group, Self-Help Association for Rights and Empowerment (SHARE) ng pag-uusap patungkol dito. Yna de Luna (trainee)