Highlights of the 1st Day of the 59th Session & 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 59th ICC Session and Ministerial Meeting started  at Hotel Santika Premier  Lampung, Indonesia, 5-7 December 2023. The Government of Indonesia held the Chair of the International Coconut Community... read more

International Coconut Oil Conference: “Rethinking Saturated Fat, Boosting Coconut Oil-Linked Health”


The International Coconut Community (ICC) recently organized the International Coconut Oil Conference with the primary goal of tackling the global dietary guideline controversy. The conference gathered experts from diverse fields to delve into the most recent research findings, facilitate the exchange of ideas and insights for the benefits of both producers and consumers. Additionally, the conference aimed to foster research collaborations to address technology gaps. The conference had the theme "Rethinking Saturated Fat, Boosting Coconut Oil-Linked Health" and took place on October 30-31, 2023, at the Lumire Hotel & Convention Center in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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International Seminar on Harnessing Coconut Potential for Offsetting Carbon Emissions: Integrating Science and Economy for a Sustainable Future


To respond to the challenges of global climate change and implement a sustainable development agenda, the International Coconut Community, in collaboration with Sam Ratulangi University (UNSRAT), Manado, Indonesia conducted the International Seminar on "Harnessing Coconut Potential for Offsetting Carbon Emissions: Integrating Science and Economy for a Sustainable Future". The seminar was held on 12 and 13 October 2023 in Aryaduta Hotel, Manado, Indonesia.

Well-known experts from five countries gathered to share their latest research and experience and to focus attention on harnessing the potential of coconut in reducing carbon emissions.

The experts participated from India (Dr. Hebbar... read more