Few people in our community know about the diverse importance of banana fibers. Well today am here to inform you of the many things we can get from these banana fibers for example we can get handcrafts like baskets, mats, and ropes, hair extensions, fabrics for making clothes, bathing sponges, carpets.
Our students under the Engineering department at Tropical institute of Development Innovations are now able to extract banana yarn from these banana fibers and our other students from fashion and design have started designing different items like carpets and bathing sponges.
Our mission at TRIDI is to promote the application of and advancement of science, technology, innovations and next generation management practices to enhance entrepreneurship, productivity, manufacturing and processing. Specifically, we focus on improving productivity of specialized skills of the people in the tropics and we use and demonstrate the power of using STIMPS in production, manufacturing and processing. TRIDI also trains and provides education of next generation creative thinkers and leaders in responding to most demanding and rigorous priorities to eradicate hunger, fight poverty, promote economic growth and enhance sustainable use of natural resource.