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3,000 farmers receive training and agri support from CCB and Nestlé to grow more resilient coconut

Sep 24, 2020 - Daily Financial Times

A total of 3,000 farmers and outgrowers in the Nestlé Coconut Plan received 150,000 kg of fertiliser and training on modern farming practices from the Coconut Cultivation Board and Nestlé, at a recent event which marked the completion of the plan's fourth year.

To help address unstable coconut supply over the last few years, caused largely by drought and crop disease, the Nestlé Coconut Plan is helping people grow more resilient coconut varieties, and providing them better access to new...