PH seaweed gears for resurgence
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A roadmap for the seaweed industry is being prepared as demand for Philippine supplies is starting to pick up in other countries, according to the Department of Agriculture. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol said a policy direction for the period 2017-2022 was needed to help farmers establish a sustainable and competitive seaweed industry. Piñol said Ocean Harvest Technology Ltd. (OHT) presented to him their proposal to develop and commercialize ulva—also known as sea lettuce—in the country to process it into animal feeds.
Domingo., R. W. (2017, April 6). PH seaweed gears for resurgence. Philippine Daily Inquirer, p. B6.
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