As one of ICC member countries, and with the purpose of strengthening the relationship and exploring the assistance the Sri Lankan coconut industry could get from the ICC, H.E. Yasoja Gunasekera, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Indonesia and ASEAN has visited the ICC Secretariat, on 9 June 2022. One of the agendas for the meeting was also to discuss the potential partnership and investment between the major coconut industry of Sri Lanka and Indonesia.

Join with Her Excellency Ambassador, was Heshani Kaushalya, Third Secretary Embassy of Sri Lanka (Commercial). The ICC Secretariat team is led by Dr. Jelfina... read more

MoU between Governor of North Sulawesi and ICC to Develop a Sustainable Coconut Sector


With the aim of developing a sustainable coconut sector in North Sulawesi, on June 8, 2022, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Government of North Sulawesi Province and the International Coconut Community. The signing was carried out by Mr. Olly Dondokambey, S.E., Governor of North Sulawesi and Dr. Jefina C. Alouw, Executive Director, ICC. Located in the North Sulawesi Governor's Office at the Bank Sulut Go, Ravindo Tower, 5th Floor, Jl. Kebon Sirih No. 75, Central Jakarta.

Also attending as witnesses in the signing of the MoU were Dr. Ir. Saleh Mokhtar, M.P., Director of Seeds... read more

First International Tissue Culture Workshop


International Coconut Community under the International Coconut Genetic Resources Network (COGENT) organized the first International Tissue Culture Workshop with the theme “Collaborative Initiatives towards Enhancing Tissue Culture R & D” physically from 16-20 May 2022 in India hosted by the ICAR-Central Plantation Crop Research Institute (CPCRI). This is one of the activities of COGENT’s International Thematic Action Group (ITAG 4), who serve as the technical team working on In-vitro Culture and Cryopreservation.

The objective of organizing the workshop is to share expertise and develop skills of researchers working on coconut tissue culture in support of the conservation, germplasm... read more