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Global strategy for the conservation and use of coconut genetic resources. 2018 – 2028

The future of global coconut production and livelihoods critically depends on the availability of genetic diversity and the sustainable use of this broad genetic base to breed improved varieties. Harnessing and conserving agrobiodiversity are critical to sustainably boosting productivity and livelihoods, and addressing important challenges including those posed by climate change or pest and disease epidemics.  Read More



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Mainstreaming Agrobiodiversity in Sustainable Food Systems

Coconut offers exceptional opportunities for promoting and protecting agro-biodiversity as a shade crop and through the numerous small-holder economic opportunities derived from good intercropping farming practices. “In a true sense we have with us a treasure of valuable agrobiodiversity that we have not explored scientifically yet.” Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India   Bioversity International Publication: “Mainstreaming Agrobiodiversity in Sustainable Food…



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The Clean Cooking Alliance

Globally, more than three billion people still depend on food cooked over polluting open fires and inefficient stoves, using fuels such as wood, charcoal, coal, and kerosene. The toxic emissions from these cooking fires cause dramatic health, climate, economic, and environmental impacts, including some four million deaths each year. Women and girls, who are disproportionately affected, often spend hours each…



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Global Strategy for the Conservation and Use of Coconut Genetic Resources 2017 to 2027

COGENT is the International Coconut Genetic Resources Network, a network with representatives of national institutions from 39 coconut producing countries, representing more than 98% of the global production. In this recent publication COGENT sets out its aims to strengthen international collaboration in conservation and use of coconut genetic resources; to promote improving coconut production on a sustainable basis, and to…



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Making an Impact: Virgin coconut oil micro factories lead positive change.

Making an Impact:   This virgin coconut oil micro factory in West Sulawesi is generating powerful positive change for it's community. You can support by choosing to purchase a great natural product. Contact details are below.     OUR VISION Produce the world's freshest and most natural "Extra" Virgin Coconut Oil Provide meaningful employment in our villages for men and  women See our children enjoy a brighter future full of opportunity   OUR VILLAGE We come from a small village in West Sulawesi, Indonesia. The economic situation is very dificult.…



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The Coconut Wood Opportunity – 7.4 Million new homes in Asia Pacific?

Impact investment is necessary to enable productive use of the Coconut Wood [COCOWOOD] resource and contribute to better employment, and additional income for the coconut smallholders and overall economic development in coconut growing countries. The whole Asia-Pacific region has an estimated number of senile coconut trees of about 371.3 million or 111.4 million cubic meters of sawn coconut wood. This…



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