ICC Attended the Coconut Commodity Multi-Stakeholder Partnership Forum, Morotai Island Regency


Following up on the results of the working visit of the Minister of National Development Planning/Head of Bappenas to North Sulawesi during November 2020, in a series of working visits, Regional Development Planning Agency (Bappeda) and National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas), in collaboration with the Morotai Island Regency Government have formed a Multi-Stakeholder Partnership (Kerja sama Multi-Pihak/KMP) Forum in the coconut sector.

The result is an action plan of improving coconut farmers’ welfare through replanting and rehabilitation programs for superior coconut varieties, including Kelapa Bido in the Morotai Island Regency. In this regard, a Multi-Stakeholder Partnership Forum (KMP) in the... read more

Technical Panel Discussion of the Webinar on Coconut Husk, Cocopeat, and Activated Carbon


International Coconut Community (ICC) in collaboration with International Trade Centre (ITC) organized a follow up panel discussion on 2 November 2021 to clarify and reinforce learning on “Coconut husk, Cocopeat and Activated Carbon”, webinar which was held on 12 October 2021. There were 55 people who participated in the discussion, including senior officers, industry development partners, and farmers from the African and Caribbean countries.

The training is the second of the series of training and webinar lined up, as part of the MoU executed between ICC and the ITC with the purpose to establish a framework of engagement and cooperation... read more

Third-Day Highlights of the Session and Ministerial Meeting


The main agenda of the 3rd day of the Session was the ICC Annual Report which included highlights of 2020, updates of activities of 2021. The report was presented by Dr. Jelfina C. Alouw, Executive Director with the global scenario of Coconut. The Session also discussed the various programs and projects proposed to be undertaken by ICC during  CY 2022.

During the years 2020 and 2021, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, ICC’s activities as planned could not be implemented physically. All the major ICC programs, including the 49th International COCOTECH Conference & Exhibition, IPM Symposium, International  Certificate Course for Coconut Development Officers, have... read more