PRESIDENT DUTERTE WEARS PIÑA SHOES
Date Posted June 2017
President Rody Duterte proudly wears a pair of comfortable brown sneakers made from Pineapple leaves during an event in Malacañang. The shoes were manufactured by Ananas Anam of Spain using pineapple fibers produced in Labo, Camarines Norte. The shoes are made from a newly-developed natural and sustainable textile material called “Piñatex” which is now being used as an alternative to leather.
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Training on the New Planting Protocol for Abaca Production
Date Posted May 2017
The training on the New Planting Protocol for Abaca Production was conducted by the Technical Assistance Division (TAD) for about 36 central office and regional TAD personnel. It was organized to orient the PhilFIDA staff and teach the new practice to be observed in abaca production and disease management.
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