DOST enhances arrowroot processing in the island community in Marinduque

In the heart-shaped and smallest province in Southern Tagalog, Marinduque, lies Mongpong Island – the farthest island from the mainland Marinduque whose locals are still dependent on farming, fishing, and processing arrowroot as their primary source of living. Arrowroot plant (Maranta Arundinacea) or colloquially called “Uraro”, is a perennial plant widely cultivated in Mongpong for continue reading : DOST enhances arrowroot processing in the island community in Marinduque