What's New
Coconut Development Board is Participating in Krishi Unnathi Mela at PUSA, New Delhi from 16th to 18th March 2018    |    Investors and Entrepreneurs are invited for New Project Proposals in Coconut based Industries    |    Coconut Points / Neera Outlets by coconut producer companies    |    Tender for supply of 20KVA Online UPS system at CIT Vazhakulam, Aluva, Kerala


Coconut Development Board (CDB) is a statutory body established under the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India for the integrated development of coconut cultivation and industry in the country with focus on productivity increase and product diversification.

Coconut Development Board is the pioneer organisation for coconut technology development in India.....

Export Promotion Council

The Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India has notified Coconut Development Board as an Export Promotion Council (EPC) for all coconut products other than those made from coconut husk and fiber, on1st April 2009 vide Public Notice No.169 (RE-2008)/2004-2009.

A sizeable quantity of coconut and coconut products are exported from the country with registration from various Export Promotion Councils.....

Technology Mission on Coconut

The Technology Mission covers four major components / programmes :
Development and adoption of technologies for management of insect pests and disease affected coconut gardens.
Development and adoption of technologies for processing and product diversification.
Market research and promotion.
Technical support, external evaluation and Emergent requirement.

Coconut Producers' Societies

The Board has initiated the formation of Coconut Producer Societies (CPS) by associating 40-100 coconut growers in a contiguous area with a consolidated minimum of 4000-5000 palms.

The objective is socio economic upliftment of the farmers through productivity improvement, cost reduction, efficient collective marketing and processing and product diversification.

Friends of Coconut Tree

Coconut Tree climbers are a rarity these days in Kerala and other coconut growing states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Maharastra and Goa, with very few taking on the traditional profession.

Coconut climbers are a very vital link in the production chain.The consistent supply of raw nuts for the market as well as for the processing sector can be ensured only by strict adherence to the regular harvesting schedule.