Untapped potential in coconut industry

Tui macuata Ratu Wiliame Katonivere and former Agriculture Minister Inia Seruiratu plant coconuts during the launch of a program earlier this year. Picture LUKE RAWALAI

ABOUT 60 per cent of coconut palms in the Pacific are senile and there is an urgent need for sustainable replanting programs, says the Coconut Industry Development for the Pacific (CIDP) team leader Naheed Hussein. “We need a lot of initiatives and we need a national approach,” he said. “One thing we don’t see in […]

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