(Update: 30. October 2020) Dr. Noureddine Abidi, Professor and Director, Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute (FBRI), Texas Tech University, has won the 2020 Discover Natural Fibres Initiative Innovation Award. Dr. …
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.