Courtesy Meeting with Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture, Government of Kerala, India


Got an opportunity to have a courtesy meeting with Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture, Government of Kerala, India Mr. P. Prasad on 3rd March in his office at Assembly Building of Government of Kerala. The meeting was also attended by Dr. B. Ashok, IAS Principal Secretary & Agriculture Production Commissioner, Agriculture Department, Kerala and Dr. P. Rajashekaran, Chairman, State Agricultural Prices Board, Kerala.

There were in detail discussion on different aspects related to promotion of coconut and its value-added products in the state of Kerala. Hon’ble Minister informed about the “Kera Gramam” project of Government of Kerala implemented by... read more

VAIGA 2023 -Developing Value Chain in Agriculture


The Department of Agriculture, Government of Kerala, India, organized the 6th Edition of VAIGA-2023-Developing Value Chain in Agriculture from 25th February to 2nd March at Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala, India. VAIGA 2023 is a mega event of the Department of Agriculture and an initiative for Agri growth in the state. It is at the forefront of developing and modernising the agriculture sector since 1908. The department works at the grassroots through Krishi Bhavans, guiding and supporting farmers via institutions like Vegetable & Fruit Promotion Council Kerala (VFPCK), State Horticulture Mission (SHM) Kerala, and Small Farmers Agri-Business Consortium (SFAC)... read more

International Conference on Trade and Marketing of Coconut Products


International Coconut Community (ICC) in association with the Government of India through Coconut Development Board (CDB) organized a two day International Conference on Trade and Marketing of Coconut Products, at Le Meridian Hyderabad, Telangana, India from 27-28 February in a hybrid mode. The theme of the Conference was: Global Coconut Industry – Cruising to the Pinnacle.

The general objective of organizing the conference was to Sharing of perspectives of industry and global players on current market trends, challenges, areas requiring future research, market prospects, strategies to sustain the development of this sector, and dissemination of knowledge as well... read more