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DOST-FPRDI and AGPC for Agarwood Tea

MOA signing between DOST-FPRDI and Agarwood Growers Producers Cooperative (AGPC) last February 8, 2023 at DOST-FPRDI, Los Banos, Laguna

The partnership will involve research and development on the utilization of Agarwood (Aquilaria malaccensis Lam., local name Bari) in the country. It also aims to capacitate the local Agarwood growers through technical assistance.

Present in the MOA signing are DOST-FPRDI Director Dr. Romulo T. Aggangan, Deputy Director Dr. Rico J. Cabangon, AGPC Chairman Mr. Philip T. Lim, AGAP Chairman Mr. Manuelito Putong, AGAP Secretariat Mr. Noel Putong, F3TP Program Leader For. Florena B. Samiano, Chemistry and Biotechnology Section Chief Ms. Rebecca Lapuz, Project Leader Ms. Kimberly Delica, S&T Fellow Mr. Edmark C. Kamantigue, and several Region IV AGPC Board Members.

Stay tuned to website https://fprdi.dost.gov.ph/ and social media account https://www.facebook.com/dostfprdi for more updates on our Agarwood project.

Photo courtesy: Ms. Kimberly Delica

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