Leatherized Water Hyacinth Hands-on Training

DOST Lahug, Cebu, Philippines

The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) Materials Research and Development Program invites you to the "Leatherized Water Hyacinth Hands-on Training".  A two days hands-on seminar on Water Hyacinth Processing Technology to be held on the 4th to 5th of October 2011 at DOST Lahug Complex, Sudlon, Lahug, Cebu, Philippines.

Sustainable Material For Eco-Friendly Products

Water Hyacinth often invades bodies of water that have been impacted by human activities thus creating flood problems.  DOST offers new ways of solving this problem by using it for the handicraft industries.  Water Lily is as strong as Abace.  The technology of leatherizing Water Hyacinth, developed by FPRDI, offers the creative sectors new opportunities to convert Water Hyacinth material into exciting designs.

Target Participants

Designers, Production Managers, COS

Resource Speaker

Wency Carmelo, FPRDI

Training Fee (Includes Snacks and Materials)

Single Participant: PhP 2,500.00
Two (2) Participants Per Company: PhP 4,500.00

Register Now!  Limited Slots of 20 Participants

Please confirm your partcipation on or before the 3rd of October 2011.  Please be reminded to bring the following tools:

  • Scissor
  • One (1) inch paintbrush
  • Heavy-duty cutter

To register, please download the Confirmation Form here and contact ECCP Cebu office then look for Ms. Kathleen Pedrosa at (+6332) 239.1879 or (+6332) 412.6702.



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