TREE OF LIFE
Sri Lanka is one of the most popular countries, leading the coconut production market with a significant market share, achieved through the supply of Desiccated Coconut (DC) and Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO)
The Ceylon coconut industry is governed by the Coconut Development Act No 46 of 1971 and is monitored by the Coconut Research Board, the Coconut Cultivation Board (CCB) and the Coconut Development Authority (CDA).
In addition, the coconut industry is protected by the Plant Protection Ordinance (1981), Plant Protection Act No 35 (1999) and the Coconut Land Fragmentation Control Act No. 20 (2005)