Vol. 24 No. 1 (2008): CORD
Cord is a semi-annual publication of the Asian and Pacific Coconut Community (APCC) devoted to research and development activities of the coconut industry.
The Asian and Pacific Coconut Community (APCC) is the first commodity organization established under the auspices of UN-ESCAP in 1969. The Community is an independent regional intergovernmental organization, currently consisting of fifteen member countries, namely: Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Kiribati, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vanuatu, and Vietnam. The objectives of APCC are to promote, coordinate and harmonize all activities of the coconut industry to achieve the maximum economic development of the industry.
In addition to Cord, APCC publishes The Cocommunity (monthly newsletter), Coconut Statistical Yearbook (yearly) and Cocoinfo International (semi-annual popular journal on the coconut industry).
Cord welcomes original articles on any aspect of the industry and an honorarium is awarded to contributors.
The views expressed in Cord do not necessarily represent those of the editors or the APCC. Although the editors are responsible for the selection and acceptance of articles, the responsibility for the opinions expressed and for the accuracy of statements rests with the authors.