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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TI · 20 December 2021 English

The goal of this study is to 21 22 investigate the linkages between the inflow of both international and internal remittances and rural 23 24 households’ land use in forested …

households’ land allocation to 28 29 perennials (abaca, coconut, and banana), grains (maize and rice), in our study areas include coconut, banana, and abaca, which are all cash crops. 36 Grains include rice products such as fruits (coconut, banana) or fibre (abaca) become 39 40 available can cause cash constraints 56 perennial crops in the study sites - coconut, abaca, and banana. In order to disentangle the areas for perennials, which include coconut, banana, and abaca in our study areas may require additional 21 22


PBL · 16 November 2021 English

The impacts of Dutch policies for the circular use of textiles on low- and middle-income countries depend on 1) the type of circular economy strategies implemented; 2) the role that …

households produce natural fibres. https://dnfi.org/abaca/40- million-households-produce-natural-fibres_22590/


ISC · 11 November 2021 English

Hence, the remainder of this chapter will: (a) seek to clarify the term “integration” and provide an overview of the conceptual and definitional problems related to the concept of integration; …

tin, wood products, palm oil, coconut products, abaca fibre, pepper, tapioca, oil and rice (see TABLE Products (Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia) 80.0 Abaca Fibre (Philippines) 98.0 Pepper (Malaysia, Indonesia) pepper, vegetable oil, palm oil, tapioca, banana, abaca, kenaf, timber, textiles, jute and their related


CHA · 19 October 2021 English

Starting in the sixteenth century, Filipino men travelled to the Americas, first as seafarers in the Manila Galleon, a Spanish co- lonial link between its Philippine colony and Mexico, and …

for American industry, such as sug- ar, coconuts, abaca, timber, rubber, and pineapple. By encouraging a


World Bank Group · 1 October 2021 English

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


UNEP · 11 August 2021 English

Communication change must be a driving force in the fashion sector’s climate response if it is to contribute to the goals of the Paris Agreement, according to a consultation led …

a sustainable fashion show in France. Photo: J/ABACA via Reuters Connect Clothing production approximately


UNEP · 11 August 2021 English

Communication change must be a driving force in the fashion sector’s climate response if it is to contribute to the goals of the Paris Agreement, according to a consultation led …

a sustainable fashion show in France. Photo: J/ABACA via Reuters Connect Two women at a fashion studio


RSIS · 30 July 2021 English

Beyond Relief Issue 3

solutions currently available on his experience farming Abaca – a plant to safeguard our children’s futures. The


Housing Research Foundation · 20 May 2021 English

These houses have prevailed over many challenges as a result of the imagination of architects, the passion and craftsmanship of builders, the care and efforts of residents, the attachments of …

plaster) with kuzufu (arrowroot cloth) and bashōfu (abaca cloth)”. 62 Originally, Ehrismann Residence consisted


ACUS · 9 May 2021 English

Katz The Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East examines political and economic dynamics in the Middle East and recommends US, European, and regional policies to encourage effective governance, political …

President Donald Trump. Credit: Raphael Lafargue/ABACA via Reuters. National Accord to push back the advances


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