Enriching seaweed industry thru S&T
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Seaweed farming has long been the source of income of most farmers living along the coastal areas of the Philippines. Particular of which are those located along the shoreline of Zamboanga City, where at least four communities, namely the barangays of Sta. Catalina, Mampang, Arena Blanco, and Tigtabon have moved to adopt the technologies that target efficient drying process and quality dried seaweed. However, seaweeds grown by the farmers must undergo drying before these are sold to the processors for carrageenan production.
Yap, J. P. Jr. (2020, January 22). Enriching seaweed industry thru S&T. Panay News, p. 9.
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