The Coconut Palm (Cocos nucifera) is a multi function crop. More than 11 million farmers, mostly smallholders with low income, grow coconut palm in 90 countries. More than 80% of total world production comes from the Asia–Pacific countries.
Supporting impact, scalability, and transferability in coconut businesses that deliver positive social and or environmental outcomes.
IMPACT THROUGH INNOVATION
New Zealand is a leader in transforming biological resources into high-value products, including nutraceutical, cosmoceutical, food and beverage, ingredients and natural agrochemicals.
Asia is the world’s growth engine and Singapore is at the centre. CKC is well situated in the commercial heart of Southeast Asia accessing a consumer market of 3 billion people and developing regional coconut innovation, R&D and investment.
Through passion, knowledge, advocacy and advisory CKC increases OUR understanding how Coconut contributes, at scale, towards achieving the global sustainability goals as set down by the United Nations in 2015, in particular SDG’s related to gender, health and wellbeing, food security, rural poverty reduction and climate change.