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This book highlights the Philippine celebration of the International Year of Natural Fiber (IYNF) in 2009 initiated by the then Fiber Industry Development Authority (FIDA) of the Department of Agriculture. With its theme "Discover Natural Fibers", IYNF 2009 was an opportune time event of the world, particularly in the Philippines to refocus and recognize the contribution of the natural fibers in the countryside.

Book: Macropropagation Techniques for Priority Tree Species

The rapidly depleting forest cover and the frequent occurrence of calamities due to flooding have prompted the Philippine Government to issue an indefinite log ban in the country.

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 Defying most conventional beliefs on agriculture and challenging traditional farming system, he dared to demonstrate that growing food and eating them fresh in one’s backyard can be done---regardless of location and circumstances.


New ideas and technologies spread differently across cultures.  As stated in Everett Rogers’ book Diffusion of Innovation, there are four main elements that influence this process: the innovation, communication channels, time, and social system.  As such, adoption of a new technology significantly depends on the dynamics of these elements.