Marie-Isabel Popzyk, Scientific Assistant at Aachen University and Dr. Roland Klein, Group Manager at the Fraunhofer-Institute in Germany were selected through a process of on-line voting by participants in more …
Natural fibers production, processing and export are vital to the economies of many developing countries and the livelihoods of millions of small-scale farmers and low-wage workers.
Natural fibers have intrinsic properties – mechanical strength, low weight and low cost – that have made them particularly attractive to many industries.
Natural Fibres are a renewable resource par excellence. Natural fibres are carbon neutral, as they absorb the same amount of carbon dioxide they produce.