The Review Committee Meeting of ICC held from 3-5 April 2023 at the meeting hall of the Hotel Grand Whiz in Bali, Indonesia. The meeting attended physically by the chair, ICC Technical working group, members and invited experts from India, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Thailand. The members from CDB India joined virtually.

The meeting started with the welcome address of Dr. Jelfina C. Alouw, Executive Director. In her address she mentioned the main objective of convening this meeting and pointed out the contribution of coconut sector to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) so that multilateral supports... read more

A Fruitful Visit to the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperative Government of Thailand


The Executive Director of the International Coconut Community (ICC), Dr. Jelfina C. Alouw recently had a productive visit to the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperative Government of Thailand. The prime focus of the visit was discussions around the 59th Session and Ministerial Meeting of the ICC, which is slated to be held in Bangkok.

The Executive Director, Dr. Jelfina C. Alouw was received warmly by the Directorate General of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperative Government of Thailand, Mr. Rapibhat Chandarasrivongs and the team. The Executive Director and Mr. Chandarasrivongs had fruitful discussions about the upcoming Session and Ministerial Meeting.... read more

ICC Attended the Roundtable on Sustainable Coconut


ICC Secretariat was invited and attended the Roundtable on Sustainable Coconut conducted by Sustainable Coconut Partnership, at Lafite Room, Shangri-la Hotel, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, on March 8th, 2023. The theme was “Investing in the Future of Coconuts: A First Look into a New Kind of Industry Sustainability Platform”. Representatives of ICC were Mr. Alit Pirmansah, Marketing and Statistic Officer, and Mr. Otniel Sintoro, Information and Publication Officer.

The objective of the meeting was to hear ICC’s and other stakeholders’ inputs on the transformation of the industry-led Roundtable Meeting series and exchange further about mutually beneficial collaboration with ICC. The event... read more