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Finalists Chosen – Worldwide Voting Underway

Five finalists have been chosen for the DNFI Innovation in Natural Fibers Award 2017. The five finalists represent a diverse set of technologies and approaches, each with good commercial possibilities: …

Become a member of the DNFI Award Jury

Get Involved For this years process to choose the winner of the 2017 DNFI Innovation in Natural Fibres Award, a public jury will be part of the nomination process. Milestone …

Abaca is indigenous to the Philippines

Abaca fibers were already being woven into breathable fabrics, used in hats and made into sturdy sandals in different parts of the Philippines long before the Spaniards arrived in 1521. Up …

China Rediscovers Hemp

China’s Heilongjiang Province massively steps up its research and development efforts to make fine, environmentally friendly hemp fibres a large-scale alternative to cotton. Additionally, experts work on hemp foods and …