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Detail

Area
India
Commodity Group
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Commodity
Coconut
Date
01/07/2013
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Sector development assistance
Description
Agreed to extend support for replanting and rejuvenation of coconut palm to entire country.
Notes
INDIA – coconut sector support - Replanting programme: Reportedly, the federal government agreed to assist the Coconut Development Board in extending its scheme for replanting and rejuvenation of coconut palm from Kerala to the entire country. Intended to raise productivity and farm incomes, the project supports the introduction of disease-resistant, high-yielding varieties while encouraging the involvement of producer associations.