ICC Secretariat conducted the International Workshop on Quality Standard of Coconut Products virtually on the 13rd-14th of July 2021. The main objective of organizing this workshop is to review and compile the national quality standard of various coconut products in ICC member countries and harmonize these national standards and come up with a Regional/ICC standards. The growing local and global market demand have forced the coconut Industries to optimize coconut added-value, thereby reducing poverty and stimulating economic growth. Increasing quality standards is essential to increase... read more
A virtual courtesy meeting was held on 17th June in between H.E. Yasoja Gunasekera, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Indonesia and ASEAN and the International Coconut Community (ICC) Secretariat, Jakarta, Indonesia. The main agenda for the meeting was to to discuss the potential partnership and investment between major coconut industry of Sri Lanka and Indonesia. The embassy team was led by Her Excellency Ambassador and Mr. Arvy Harahap, Public Diplomacy Officer, Embassy of Sri Lanka. The ICC Secretariat team led by Dr. Jelfina C. Alouw, Executive Director and joined by Ms. Mridula Kottekate Assistant Director, Mr. Alit Pirmansah Market... read more
Webinar on Best Practices for Coconut Husk Product Development: From Initial Concepts to Market Success
Continuing with the second phase of the implementation of the MOU between ICC and NAM-Center, the first webinar of CY 2021 organized on “Best Practices for Coconut Husk Product Development: from Initial Concepts to Market Success” on 8th June 2021. There were 298 registered participants which included representatives from the ICC and NAM-CSSTC countries, scientists, UNDP staff, senior officials, private sectors, stakholders and farmers.
Dr. Jelfina C. Alouw, Executive Director, ICC, delivered the welcome speech. She mentioned that by organizing and implementing such programs, ICC Secretariat ensures its commitment to serve member countries to achieve ICC’s vision of improving the... read more