About the Project

Co-funded by the European Union and intra-ACP and implemented by CARDI and ITC

Beginning of event
Mr. Percival Murray - Director General of CARIFORUM - Skip to address
Ms. Arancha Gonzalez - Executive Director(former), International Trade Centre - Skip to address
Mr. Stefano Manservisi - Director General for International Co-operation and Development(former) - Skip to address
Hon. Mia Amor Mottley - Prime Minister of Barbados - Skip to address

Project overview

Project: Alliances for Coconut Industry Development for the Caribbean


Coverage: Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, and Trinidad & Tobago


Funder: European Union


Development Goals: Increase food availability and reinforce incomes of small scale farmers


Beneficiaries: Smallholder coconut farmers, plantation operators, owners and workers, coconut producing and processing communities, youth and women in coconut and coconut product processing and marketing, SME coconut products manufacturers



Phase I: January 2015 ‚Äď December 2018


Phase II: August 2019 ‚Äď June 2023

Regional Impact to Date

‚ÄĘ Sector governance improved with more than 200 public and private stakeholders in 11 NSPs across the region

‚ÄĘ 45 nurseries established and/or supported servicing than 5,000 farmers in the Caribbean

‚ÄĘ 30 agro-processors with improved capacity and linkages with smallholder farmers

‚ÄĘ Technical cooperation and in-kind contributions with more than 60 private and public local institutions across the region

‚ÄĘ Transfer of knowledge and improvements in technical cooperation among numerous regional an international partners such as CICY, CIRAD, EMBRAPA, India, Sri Lanka, the Philippines

‚ÄĘ Revision of regional standard of Coconut Water

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