Abaca

Abacá ( ah-bə-KAH; Filipino: Abaka [ɐbɐˈka]), binomial name Musa textilis, is a species of banana native to the Philippines, grown as a commercial crop in the Philippines, Ecuador, and Costa Rica. The plant, also known as Manila hemp, has great economic importance, being harvested for its fiber, also called Manila hemp, extracted from the leaf-stems. Abacá is also the traditional source of lustrous fiber hand-loomed into various indigenous textiles in the Philippines like t'nalak, as well as colonial-era sheer luxury fabrics known as nipis. They are also the source of fibers for sinamay, a loosely woven stiff material used for …

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FAO Philippines Newsletter, December 2020 - Issue #2

FAO · 2021 English

This issue of the FAO Philippines Newsletter highlights the Country Office's significant activities and achievements for the period of July to December 2020. This issue contains stories on the following: …

climate change have made it more difficult to grow abaca, the main material used to make the fabric. It 2019 pandemic. The typhoons damaged rice, corn, abaca, and other high-value crops. They also destroyed


Improving Growth Corridors in Mindanao Road Sector Project: Roseller Tarroza Lim-R.T. Lim-Siocon …

ADB · 24 September 2020 English

Combined resettlement and indigenous peoples plans address the impacts and issues of involuntary resettlement and ethnic minorities. This document dated September 2020 is provided for the ADB project 41076-048 in …

such as banana, rubber, mahogany, mangium, and abaca. Tables 15 and 16 below provide the breakdown. Products (n) Total Banana Rubber Mahogany Mangium Abaca Others** Baliguian 0 1 4,567 543 240 5,350


Philippines - EAST ASIA AND PACIFIC- P132317- Philippine Rural Development Project - …

World Bank Group · 29 April 2020 English

PRDP-IB-R008-LEY-005- DAG-001-2014-AF / Concreting of Brgy. Abaca - Pandan Farm-to-Market Road IBRD / 88160


Presidential Recommendations for 2020 : A Blueprint for Defending Science and Protecting …

UCS · 29 January 2020 English

The next president must take concrete actions to restore and strengthen scientific integrity within the government.

(Berman and Carter 2018). Cover: Olivier Douliery/ Abaca(Sipa via AP) Images) 3Presidential Recommendations


Creating the new economy: business models that put people and planet first

SEI · 23 January 2020 English

Based on a recent study of Fair Trade Enterprises, this report unveils pivotal governance, management and profit reinvestment models that are already working across the world. It challenges leaders gathering …

of alter- native fibres including banana leaves, abaca fibre and salago bark. Profits are shared with


Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and employment policies in the Philippines

ILO · 2020 English

and (dry)-cleaning of clothing and textiles, • abaca, • corn, • call centre activities. Sustainable


The Philippines – Super Typhoon Goni 2020

FAO · 2020 English

were already reeling as a result of the coronavirus 2019 pandemic. The typhoon damaged rice, corn, abaca and other high-value crops. It also destroyed boats, fishing gear, agricultural equipment and other

2019 pandemic. The typhoon damaged rice, corn, abaca and other high-value crops. It also destroyed boats security and nutrition. FAO also plans to assist abaca and coconut farmers with alternative sources of


More is more : livelihood interventions and child labor in the agricultural …

ILO · 2020 English

What works to reduce child labor in agriculture? In this paper, we evaluate two randomized livelihood intervention programs, aimed to reduce child labor, particularly in its most exploitative forms, in …

could easily be found in the local area (e.g. abaca products). All these activities are provided to


Integrated Natural Resources and Environmental Management Project: Rehabilitation of Romagooc Purok 5 …

ADB · 4 December 2019 English

Initial Environmental Examinations (IEE) describe the environmental condition of a project, including potential impact, formulation of mitigation measures, and preparation of institutional requirements for environmental monitoring. This document dated December …

extraction of flora like Nito (Small rattan), Abaca, Anibong, Banag for commercial, food, roofing and


Integrated Natural Resources and Environmental Management Project: Crossing Kalipayan to Sitio Gabunan …

ADB · 1 December 2019 English

Initial Environmental Examinations (IEE) describe the environmental condition of a project, including potential impact, formulation of mitigation measures, and preparation of institutional requirements for environmental monitoring. This document dated December …

subproject are usually corn plantations, rice fields, abaca plantations, high-value crop plantations, coffee subproject are usually corn plantations, rice fields, abaca plantations, high-value crop plantations, coffee that includes farmers’ major crops (corn, rice, abaca, coffee, oil palm, and high value crops) and some by other areas within the province of Bukidnon. Abaca and coffee plantation are also present in the municipality


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