World Coconut Day 2020 Celebrations
The World Coconut Day on 2nd September 2020 was celebrated with the theme “Invest in coconut to save the world”. The outbreak of COVID-19 Pandemic forced all to celebrate this day remotely which connected the coconut family around the globe with a different experience.
World coconut day has its significance in the international community. The main objective of celebrating this day is to create worldwide awareness about coconut usage, positive attributes of coconut products, show people how important this palm to million people, and attract support from stakeholders. This article will summarize the... read more
ICC Participated in a Focus Group Discussion: Increasing Market Access and Development of the Main Products and Coconut by-products Based on Farmer Groups
Gratieks (Gerakan 3 Kali Lipat Ekspor/3-fold Export Movement) Policy has positively contributed to the national economies. One of the strategies is to increase the value of estate crop exports by 7% in Q2 2020 compared to Q2 2019. Increased exports estate crops commodities continue to be pursued through accelerated improvement programs of production, added value, and competitiveness (Gerakan Akselerasi Program Peningkatan Produksi, Nilai Tambah dan Daya Saing/Grasida) of 14 superior crops estate commodities, especially coconut.
In the context of the strategy above as an effort to increase the income of coconut farmers, especially in North Sulawesi, the Directorate... read more
To celebrate The World Coconut Day and the 347th Gorontalo Regency Anniversary, Indonesian Coconut Festival has been conducted at Taman Budaya Limboto, on 22nd September 2020. The program included coconut bonsai exhibition and online webinar under the theme: “Reviving the People's Economy during the Covid-19 Pandemic by Restoring the Greatness of Coconuts”. 200 Coconut Bonsai Association members participated in the exhibition, which exhibited 6.000 unique coconut bonsai produced in an effort to stay productive and innovative during COVID-19. It was the first world coconut bonsai exhibition.
The online webinar was opened by Mr. Rahmat Pomalingo, Head of Agriculture Service, Gorontalo... read more