PALM OIL Vs COCONUT PALM – The Demise of Coconut?

04 March 21

Is the demise of coconut inevitable within the key harvestable estate?

In 20 years will coconut merely be an iconic symbol of a tropical paradise rather than a key global food security resource? In a new series, our CKC blog will profile selected articles and stories that illuminate the dire status of coconut palm, it’s smallholders and present the potential pathways considered necessary to save the Tree of Life.
In this article, journalist Nithin Coca highlights some of the critical differences between corporate oil palm and smallholder coconut from a public policy and commercial agri-business perspective, and draws our attention to the effect of these differences on the potential Demise of Coconut.
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