Highlights of the 58th ICC Session and Ministerial Meeting


ICC Session & Ministerial Meeting is the highest decision-making body of the Community and is held annually to discuss, deliberate and take policy decisions on the activities to be undertaken by the Community for the sustained development of the global coconut sector. The countries are represented at the Session by the Honourable Ministers of Agriculture/Trade/Commerce, Plenipotentiary Delegates authorized by the National Governments and Senior Officials from the concerned Ministries.

The three-day-long 58th ICC Session and Ministerial Meeting was conducted virtually from 28th-30th November 2022. The Government of Kingdom of Tonga held the... read more

Highlights of The 50th International COCOTECH Conference & Exhibition 2022


International COCOTECH Conference and Exhibition is the largest technical conference conducted once in every two years and dedicated solely to showcasing the different development activities in the coconut sector. This conference is organized by the International Coconut Community (ICC) together with the ICC member country that offers hosting facilities. The 50th International Cocotech Conference and Exhibition is organized by ICC in association with the Government of Malaysia through the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industries from 7-11 November at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia with the theme “Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Strategy for a Resilient and Sustainable... read more

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