COCONUT DEVELOPMENT BOARD

Coconut Development Board (CDB) is a statutory body established under the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, 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.