Visit to Sri Lanka-Interaction with Coconut Institutes and Stakeholders


With the objective to discuss the major project and programs of ICC and to know more about the impacts of the current situation in Sri Lanka to coconut sector and industry and to identify the required facilitation and supports from ICC and other international organizations, Dr. Jelfina C.Alouw, Executive Director and Ms. Mridula Kottekate, Assistant Director , ICC visited Sri Lanka on 6th September 2022.

On arrival at Coconut Research Institute (CRI), ED and AD were warmly welcomed by Mrs. D. S. Wijesekera, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Plantation Industries and representative of Secretary and NLO for ICC from... read more

Consultation Meeting between ICC and FAO-ESN Director


ICC has a consultation meeting with Food and Nutrition Division of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO-ESN) on 8th August 2022. This is a long pending meeting with the main objective to correct the misconception about coconut oil. The meeting was convened virtually. The other objectives of the official meeting were to know the 2022 ESN FAO program and policies, to align the ICC and ESN FAO program in accelerating the achievement of sustainable development goals (SDGs), to exchange ideas on important topics of sustainable food systems for healthy diets and improved nutrition and latest scientific evidence relating to coconut... read more

International Workshop on Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) in Coconut


International Coconut Community in association with the Government of India through Coconut Development Board organized a three-day International Workshop on Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) in coconut, at Le Meridian Kochi, Kerala, India from 2-4 September 2022 in a hybrid mode. The theme of the workshop was: Good Agricultural Practices for Coconut in Enhancing Production Efficiency, Product Quality and Resilience to Climate Change.

The general objective of organizing the workshop is to disseminate the knowledge on GAP for ‘Enhancing the level of management practices adopted in coconut gardens for higher quantity of quality nuts for better remuneration, in the... read more