Bamboo is a type of grass which grows naturally almost everywhere, it has been a daily element but its utilization has not always been sustainable due to exploitation.
This training-workshop aims to familiarize the participants of the various techniques in bamboo production. Specifically, it seeks to:
- Identify different species of bamboo and their uses/importance;
- Identify potentials and opportunities of bamboo;
- Familiarize the participants on the various techniques of bamboo propagation and possibility of establishing a nursery;
- Discuss the methods of plantation development and management;
- Familiarize the participants on the harvesting consideration; and
- Develop techniques in rehabilitation of existing stands.
At the end of the training/workshop, the farmer participants are expected to do the following:
- Identify various bamboo species;
- Select appropriate planting stock;
- Demonstrate bamboo propagation technique;
- Demonstrate various planting methods; and
- Properly manage the plantation and apply appropriate harvesting techniques.
MYRNA SALUDARES DECIPULO
Our speaker’s major field of specialization is in Forest Biological Sciences (Forest Ecology). Her research interest/commodity is in Bamboo, Rattan and other Non-timber Forest Resources, Indigenous/Lesser Known Tree Species, Reforestation and Agroforestry. Her previous R&D Projects before retirement were S&T Program for the Development of Sustainable Giant Bamboo Industry in Northern Mindanao, Survey of Bamboo Stands and Establishment of a Regional Database of Economically Important Bamboo Resources in Region 10, Determination of oil attributes of Selected Biofuel Species in Region 10, Germplasm collection, evaluation and characterization of the different species of bamboo. Her expertise led her to participate in international trainings such as the International training course on bamboo technology for developing countries held in China National Bamboo Research Center, Zhejiang, P.R.China, a training-study tour of essential-oil plantations and Manufacturing Industry in New South Wales, International training course on participation in extension: farmer-led approaches by the Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and International Institute for Rural Reconstruction (IIRR), and the like.
Ms Myrna took up BS and MS in Forestry both in Central Mindanao University. She is born in South Cotabato Philippines and is currently residing in San Jose, Malaybalay City and is now a retired government employee.
For inquiries, contact Ms. Joanne Natindim at email@example.com or call/text +639567398824.
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