Visit to Laboratory of Plant Cell Culture & Micropropagation, Bogor


As a part of the collaborative programs and to know the different tissue culture techniques followed by government and private laboratories here in Indonesia, Dr Jelfina C. Alouw, Executive Director along with Mridula Kottekate, Assistant Director, Mr. Alit Pirmansah, Market and Statistics Officer and Ms. Maria Widiastuti, Secretary, ICC visited the Laboratory of Plant Cell Culture & Micropropagation, Bogor on 8th November 2021. This is part of the activity under ITAG 1 In situ and Ex situ Conservation of ICC -COGENT program.

Dr. Imron, in charge of the laboratory welcomed the team. Dr. Jelfina briefed him about the... read more

International Certificate Course for Coconut Development Officers Concluded


The 23 days virtual International Certificate Course for Coconut Development Officers has been concluded on 5th November. The course is a collaboration between the Coconut Research Institute of Sri Lanka (CRISL) and the International Coconut Community (ICC) which started on 4th October 2021.

The closing function started with the welcome address by Dr. Athula Nainanayake, Course Director, CRISL, followed by the views of the participants. Almost all participants shared their experience and appreciated the organizing of the course virtually by CRISL and ICC. The lecturers provided will help them to update their knowledge and the developments happened in... read more

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