Asian and Pacific Coconut Community (APCC)

Communauté asiatique et pacifique de la noix de coco

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Nov 1968, Jakarta (Indonesia), as Asian Coconut Community (ACC), by Agreement drafted by representatives of participating governments in two series of intergovernmental consultations, held in Oct and Nov 1968, following a proposal resulting from a study prepared by the secretariat of United Nations Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East (ESCAFE), now United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). The Agreement was adopted 1 Dec 1968 and entered into force 30 July 1969. Rules of procedure were adopted 2-8 Sep 1969, Colombo (Sri Lanka); amended 27-31 July 1976, Davao (Philippines). Present name adopted at 13th session, 17-20 Dec 1975, Bali (Indonesia). 33rd Session, 28-31 Oct 1996, decided that the associate membership of the Community be extended to other developing countries outside the region.


Promote, coordinate and harmonize all activities of the coconut industry with a view to achieving maximum economic development of the industry through better production, processing, marketing and research.

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Knowledge management/information dissemination; research/documentation; standards/guidelines; training/education; projects/programmes; advocacy/lobbying/activism.


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Relations with 6 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with 4 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 17 countries
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  • Plant Life
    • Plants Yielding Oil-Related Products
  • Society
    • Communities
  • Government
    • Intergovernmental Communities

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GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities



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1. Jun 2016
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