The Samarinda State Agricultural Polytechnic (Politani Samarinda) and the Coalition of Coconut Producing Districts (Koalisi Kabupaten Penghasil Kelapa/KOPEK) held the Coconut Conservation Conference with the theme “Coconut for Conservation and Conserving World Coconut”, at Novotel Hotel, Balikpapan 29-30 June 2022. The event was attended by central and local governments, coconut industries, MSME business actors, academics, coconut activists, university students, and coconut farmers, with the purpose to build national and international awareness of the importance of conserving coconut commodities and germplasm, the use of coconut in land rehabilitation, and environmental conservation efforts. Dr.... read more
As a response to the invitation from the Indonesian Coconut Processing Industry Association (HIPKI), Dr. Jelfina C. Alouw, Executive Director, ICC, and the Secretariat team has attended a meeting with the HIPKI, an association of companies engaged in the coconut processing industry strongly supports every effort made by stakeholders to restore the performance and sustainability of coconut in Indonesia. The meeting was held at PT Sari Segar Husada Head Office, Wisma Budi 8th Floor, Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav C-6, Jakarta, on 25 June 2022.
From HIPKI, attended the meeting were Mr. Jeffrey Koes Wonsono (Vice Chairman I/PT... read more
Scientific Oration: “The Role of Technology and Government Policy in Sustainable Coconut Development”
Dr. Jelfina C. Alouw, Executive Director, ICC, delivered a scientific oration on the topic: “The Role of Technology and Government Policy in Sustainable Coconut Development” in the 62nd Anniversary of Sam Ratulangi University, Manado. The occasion held on May 30th 2022, at the Auditorium of Sam Ratulangi University. She shared the challenges faced by the coconut sector globally, where there is an imbalance between the availability of raw materials for the coconut processing industry and the global market demand for coconut products. Global market demand for coconut products increases from year to year, while coconut production tends to decrease every... read more