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 Director Mr. Manuelito Putong, Secretariat Mr. Noel Putong and Ms. Ching Alcantara, 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.
Photo courtesy: Ms. Kimberly Delica