India accounts for 34% of global coconut production: Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar
The Minister said production during 2020-21 was 21,207 million nuts which account for more than 34 per cent of the global production. The productivity has been recorded at 9,687 nuts per hectare which is the highest in the world. Sushri Shobha Karandlaje, the MoS for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, called upon farmers to give a major thrust to product diversification.
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World Coconut Day is observed every year on September 2.