A training seminar on coconut revival “Tree of Life” will be conducted by the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon at its headquarters in Rajagiriya on February 13, 2014 from 8.30 am to 4pm.
Sri Lanka is rich in coconut plantation and it has paved the way to establish many industries based on coconut.
Coconut based products are from the kernel, shell and husk, coir made from husk and copra made from kernel are major export income earners. It can be said that no single plant gives so much to man in variety of ways. During the seminar expert resource persons will deal with, “The Revival of the Coconut Industry in Sri Lanka, Management of Coconut Pest, Chemistry of Coconut, Coconut Value Addition Products Research and Development in Coconut Oil Industry, Utilization of Chemical Compounds Obtained from Coconut Kernal, The Surprising Health Benefits due to Processes and Nutrition of Coconut Products .”