Project Goals

The Caribbean Coconut Industry Development Project(CCIDP) aims at improving income and employment opportunities, food security, and overall competitiveness of the Caribbean coconut sector. This project has been undertaken by the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) through a partnership with the project funded by the European Union. As part of this project, this website has been developed by the UWI AgriNeTT Team to allow the the sharing of relevant information to all Caribbean Coconut stakeholders along the coconut value chain. This website prominently features; project information, coconut information resources, a forum and a database of coconut industry stakeholders.


Product Investment Profiles developed for both Green Coconut Water & Coconut Oil. These two profiles look at the features of the GCW & Coconut Oil, market considerations, global market trends, investment tools, etc. These profiles can be found here >>

24th August 2017

External Coconut Information identified throughout this project has been added to this website. Please see the Resources page to access these files and links.

30th November, 2016

Information collected and published throughout the CCIDP Project has now been posted on the website. Please see the Resources page to access these files.

18th October, 2016

The CCIDP Project is proud to announce the launch of it's website.

1st October, 2016


A Regional training workshop will be hosted as part of the ITC/CARDI Coconut Project from 14th-16th December in Trinidad. As part of this workshop, training will be provided on product development and processing of; Green Coconut Water, Coconut Oil and other products (cream, milk, cosmetics, etc.).

8th November, 2016

The CCIDP Project is to be presented at the Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2016 in the Cayman Islands (24th - 28th October). Dr. Compton Paul will be presenting and wil formally announce the launch of the website.

18th October, 2016