FARMERS IN SERICULTURE AT TROPICAL INSTTITUTE OF DEVELEPOMENT INNOVATIONS IN UGANDANovember 1, 2022
TRIDI RECEIVES A NEW SET OF SILK MACHINESMarch 13, 2023
Silk is a luxurious and elegant fabric that has been prized for its beauty and quality for years. Made from the fibers of the silkworm cocoon, silk is soft, smooth and has shimmering sheen that sets apart from other fabrics.
silkworms spinning cocoon at lusanjja sericulture station, MUKONO DISTRICT
One of the most notable benefits of silk is its breathability. This fabric is naturally cool to the touch making it perfect for warm weather. It also has moisture –wicking properties, which help to keep you dry and comfortable.
Silk is also hypo allergic, making it great choice for those with sensitive skin. It’s also resistant to dust mites, molds and other allergens, making it a popular choice for bedding and clothing.
In terms of care, silk is relatively low maintenance and easy to care for. Hand washing or dry cleaning is recommended to keep the fabric looking its best. Ironing is also easy, but it’s important to use low heat setting to avoid damaging the fabric.
Overall, silk is a timeless and sophisticated fabric that adds touch of luxury to any outfit. Whether you’re looking for stylish and comfortable shirt everyday wear, or a special occasion pierce, silk is a great choice.
So go ahead and treat yourself to the comfort and beauty of silk.
When cocoons are well taken care of,it gives massive returns not only domestically but also in the global market
Last year, Uganda under the Tropical Institute of Development Innovations (TRIDI) sent its first samples of silk yarn named ‘Usilk’ for testing in the European market.
In a statement released on Wednesday, TRIDI announced that results from Europe indicated that Uganda’s silk yarn is within the commercial grades.