Richard Ruiz

Richard Ruiz

Feb 16, 2014

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    About This Project

    Seaweed farming has been used in Asia for ages, and has only caught on recently in the West.It wasn't until the last 50 years people have begun to recognized macro-algae farming as a sustainable source of income for communities and as a way to obtain material

    We've identified various species that are in demand for many products in the agricultural, pharmaceutical, and food industries. This project is a program in the Dom. Rep. to research seaweed farming as a commercial product and as a micro-enterprise for local fishermen.

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