World Coconut Day 2023 Was Celebrated Globally by Member Countries Of International Coconut Community (ICC)


On September 2nd, member countries of ICC celebrated World Coconut Day (WCD), marking the establishment of the ICC. This annual commemoration serves as a tribute to the vital economic and environmental role that coconuts play in the lives of millions of people including coconut farmers and their families, industries and consumers around the world. WCD festivities feature a variety of activities and events. These include exhibitions showcasing the latest coconut products and technologies, educational workshops and training, and cultural performances that reflect the deep cultural significance of coconut in many societies.

The World Coconut Day 2023 Celebration, was... read more



The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research–National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (CSIR-NIIST) organized Technical Seminar on “Sustainable Coconut Processing Strategies for the Global Market” at the CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, on 12 September 2023 as part of the World Coconut Day celebration.

Dr. Jelfina C. Alouw, Executive Director, ICC, was invited as chief guest to deliver a special address at the Seminar. She mentioned that quality, sustainability, and competitiveness, are crucial for the coconut sector. She highlighted the versatile nature of coconuts, which find applications both as a... read more

Visit to Philippines Coconut Authority - Interaction with the Officers and Researchers


With the objective to discuss the major project and programs of ICC and to know more about the development activities being carried out by Philippines Coconut Authority (PCA) 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 Philippines Coconut Authority main office in Manila and Research Centres in Davao and Zamboanga.

Philippines Coconut Authority (PCA), Quezon City Manila

Upon arrival at PCA office, Manila on 3rd July ED and AD were warmly welcomed by Mr. Bernie F. Cruz, Administrator,... read more