Summery of views/suggestions of CDB Staff about Current crisis in Coconut Cultivation/Industry

Staff View/Suggestion
Smt. Deepthi Nair S
Marketing Officer
Head Quarters, Kochi
Need of the hour – Ensure remunerative price to coconut farmers
Constraints in cultivation Possible remedies
Old, senile and unproductive palms Replanting with high yielding seedlings
Lack of availability of good seedlings Seedling production through farmer collectives
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Shri K.S. Sebastian
Assistant Marketing Officer
Head Quarters, Kochi
1. MSP declared is lower than what we expected.
2. Price started declining after a slight important
3. Though Govt. of Kerala has started procurement of raw Read full story
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Shri Pramod P. Kurian
Technical Officer
Andhra Pradesh
Even though Andhra Pradesh is having a comfortable level in area, production and productivity, compared to national statistics, fetching low price for coconut and coconut products is the major problem which Andhra Pradesh Read full story
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Sri. Melton Correya
Asst. Admin. Officer
Head Quarters, Kochi
Coconut sector is facing a lot of problems now a days. First of all, farmers do not get the right price for coconut. But in urban area it is sold for more than three times that of the price farmers get. Read full story
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Kum. Deepthi R
Technical Officer
Head Quarters, Kochi
In RTS beverages and chips market we are aware of products like mango based beverages and potato chips, where the raw material is produced in few states. Whereas coconut is grown in more than 18 states Read full story
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Smt. D.S. Resmi
Technical Officer
Head Quarters, Kochi
Problems : Unstable price, High Cost of Cultivation .....
Suggestions : Encouraging value addition, Awareness about scientific cultivation/Mulching etc., Latest technologies ..... Read full story
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Shri P. Sabareenathan
Finance Officer
Head Quarters, Kochi
The coconut farmer is not getting adequate price for coconut. Though the farmer is not getting adequate price ..... Read full story
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Shri George Peter J
Field Officer
Head Quarters, Kochi
Comparing to inflation & production cost the recently announced MSP of coconut is very less. ..... Read full story
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Smt. Mini Mathew
Publicity Officer
Head Quarters, Kochi
Coconut industry is passing through severe crisis due to several issues. So many efforts have been made from the last financial year for uplifting ..... Read full story
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Shri B. Chinnaraj
Sr. Technical Officer (Dev.)
Head Quarters, Kochi
Coconut industry is passing through severe crisis due to several issues. So many efforts have been made from the last financial year for uplifting ..... Read full story
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Shri Vijayan R.
Statistical Assistant
Head Quarters, Kochi
In developed countries awareness among health conscious people are increasing towards natural, organic, dairy free ..... Read full story
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Kum.Preetha Kumari P.V
Statistical Assistant
Head Quarters, Kochi
One of the major issue is price fall. How to manage this problem? | Firstly, identify the major issues ..... Read full story
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Smt. Joycy Chacko
Jr. Accounts Officer
Head Quarters, Kochi
The farmer should get adequate price in order to motivate him for coconut cultivation ..... Read full story
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Kum. Meera L
Technical Officer (Contract)
Head Quarters, Kochi
The farmer should get adequate price in order to motivate him for coconut cultivation ..... Read full story
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Shri Jayanath R
Technical Officer
Head Quarters, Kochi
The cost of inputs has increased manifold, the current price of coconut at farm gate is not at all sufficient. The middle men ..... Read full story
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Shri Vasantha kumar V.C
Statistical Investigator
Head Quarters, Kochi
To ensure stable and sufficient price for coconut products so that farmers continue in this cultivation/processing ..... Read full story
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