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Usec Buendia heads the FPRDI Director Search

The search is on for Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Forest Products Research Development Institute (FPRDI) Director headed by DOST Under Secretary Dr. Leah J. Buendia (Center) for Research and Development.

Members of the said Search Committee is Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) Executive Director Dr. Reynaldo V. Ebora (right), DOST-FPRDI Employees Association President For. Moreno L. Santander, Jr. (2nd from right), Oud Philippine Growers Federation of Agriculture Cooperative (OPGFAC) Founding Chairman MR. Manuelito R. Putong (Left), DOST-FPRDI Retired Director Dr. Romulo Aggangan (2nd from left), DOST-Philippine Textile Research Institute (PTRI) Director Dr. Julius L. Leaño Jr. (3rd from left) and DOST CALABARZON Regional Director Ms. Emelita P. Bagsit (not in the photo).

The FPRDI is mandated to conduct research and development (R&D) on wood and non-wood forest products, transfer technologies and provide technical services and training.

We have a new DOST-FPRDI Director by July 2024 as per Search Committee Secretariat.