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Water Hyacinth

Requested from DOST by Darlene Carvajal at 11:13 AM on Aug 01, 2019.
Purpose: Thesis Research
Date of Coverage: 08/01/2019 - 08/01/2019
Tracking no: #DOST-523917592221

Darlene 11:13 AM, Aug 01, 2019

Good day! I would like to request for the following information that will serve as basis for my thesis paper:
- Data or studies regarding Water Hyacinth in the Philippines 
- Population Growth of Water Hyacinth (2015-2019)
- Data or Percentage of Water Hyacinth that can be used into making crafts (2015-2019)
- Solutions to maintain these invasive plant on the waterways
- Plans/Developments to research more about Water Hyacinth and its uses (for medicine, construction, crafts, etc.)
-  Institutions that conducted researches on Water Hyacinth
September 21, 2019

Dear Darlene Carvajal,


Thank you for your request dated Aug 01, 2019 11:13:05 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Water Hyacinth.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have [some of]* the information you have requested. However, you may wish to contactIndustrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI) at (02) 837-2071 loc 2269, or resubmit your request addressed to the correct agency on the eFOI portal.

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