ICC Initiates a Youth Empowerment Program to Transform the Coconut Industry


In a significant move towards bolstering the global coconut industry, the International Coconut Community (ICC) has initiated a comprehensive Youth Empowerment Program. The initiative was introduced and discussed during a virtual meeting held on 13.05.2024, attended by Dr. Jelfina Alouw, Executive Director of ICC, along with Assistant Director and the Professional Staff of ICC, and notable figures such as Mr. Gregory Bardies, Executive Director of Sustainable Coconut Partnership, Mr. Dharmendra Pothuri, Agribusiness Expert from Gatsby Africa, and H.E. Ambassador Diar Nurbintoro from the NAM Center as stakeholders of this initiative.

Addressing the Needs of the Coconut Industry

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International Coconut Community Strengthens Collaboration with Thailand to Enhance Coconut Sector


Bangkok, Thailand - During their visit to Thailand to participate in the UN-ESCAP 80th Annual Session, the Executive Director (ED) of the International Coconut Community (ICC), Dr. Jelfina, and the Market and Statistics Officer (MSO), Mr. Alit, engaged in a productive courtesy call with Dr. Wilaiwan Kraikruan, the National Liaison Officer (NLO) of Thailand for ICC at the Department of Agriculture, Thailand. The meeting aimed to strengthen collaboration and exchange knowledge for the advancement of the coconut sector.

Dr. Jelfina presented an overview of ICC's programs and activities, highlighting upcoming sessions and ministerial meetings where Dr. Wilaiwan, as the NLO,... read more

International Coconut Community Engages in UN-ESCAP 80th Annual Session


The International Coconut Community (ICC) is proud to announce its active participation as an observer organization in the 80th Annual Session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP) held in Bangkok, Thailand. With a steadfast commitment to promoting sustainable development and fostering collaboration on a global scale, the ICC delegation comprising its Executive Director and Market and Statistics Officer actively contribute to the discussions and initiatives at this prestigious event. With a focus on "Leveraging Digital Innovation for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific," the session brought together leaders and experts to... read more