The Executive Director of the International Coconut Community (ICC), Dr. Jelfina C. Alouw recently had a productive visit to the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperative Government of Thailand. The prime focus of the visit was discussions around the 59th Session and Ministerial Meeting of the ICC, which is slated to be held in Bangkok.
The Executive Director, Dr. Jelfina C. Alouw was received warmly by the Directorate General of the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperative Government of Thailand, Mr. Rapibhat Chandarasrivongs and the team. The Executive Director and Mr. Chandarasrivongs had fruitful discussions about the upcoming Session and Ministerial Meeting.... read more
ICC Secretariat was invited and attended the Roundtable on Sustainable Coconut conducted by Sustainable Coconut Partnership, at Lafite Room, Shangri-la Hotel, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, on March 8th, 2023. The theme was “Investing in the Future of Coconuts: A First Look into a New Kind of Industry Sustainability Platform”. Representatives of ICC were Mr. Alit Pirmansah, Marketing and Statistic Officer, and Mr. Otniel Sintoro, Information and Publication Officer.
The objective of the meeting was to hear ICC’s and other stakeholders’ inputs on the transformation of the industry-led Roundtable Meeting series and exchange further about mutually beneficial collaboration with ICC. The event... read more
Courtesy Visit to National Institute of Interdisciplinary Science & Technology (NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Dr. Jelfina C. Alouw, Executive Director and Ms. Mridula Kottekate, Assistant Director of ICC visited the National Institute of Interdisciplinary Science & Technology (NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India on 3rd March 2023 and met Dr. Anandharamakrishnan, Director, NIIST and his team of researchers.
Meeting was arranged with some researchers of NIIST from various scientific disciplines. Researchers from the Agro-Processing and Technology, and the Materials Science and Technology divisions presented the different research activities and products developed that is conducted in collaboration with national and international institutions. Dr. Anandharamakrishnan introduced his team and informed that around 80 researchers and 300 Ph.D... read more