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Detail

Area
Vanuatu
Commodity Group
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Commodity
Coconut palm
Date
01/08/2017
Policy Category
Production
Policy Instrument
Sector development measures
Description
Committed to support the planting of 1 million coconut trees by 2026, in an effort to revive the country\'s coconut industry.
Notes
The Government of Vanuatu pledged to support the planting of 1 million coconut trees by 2026. Reportedly, apart from growing old, existing palms have withered because of cyclones. Unproductive trees will be felled and used as timber.