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The Statutory, Regulatory Institution for the Coconut Industry in Papua New Guinea

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Murnas Research Station, Madang Province

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 in Papua New Guinea

High Valued Coconut Products

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Who We Are

The Kokonas Indastri Koporesen (KIK) is the statutory regulatory institution for the coconut industry in Papua New Guinea.

We focus on the Development of Industry MSME’s for High Value Coconut products and market access,
Bio-security measures against pest and diseases and the coconut replanting program in the different
districts of Papua New Guinea.

Expanding our traditional copra focus to a broader high value coconut downstream focusing emphasis, we
regulate the coconut industry here in the country.



Kokonas Indastri Koporesen

Papua New Guinea

Kokonas Indastri Koporesen upskill Coconut Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise’s (MSME’s) through E-Marketing training.

Digitalisation is picking up around the world, and in Papua New Guinea there is a need for MSME’s to accelerate the adoption of digital technologies to boost their own growth. Kokonas Indastri Koporesen (KIK) has been supporting the growth of the coconut MSME’s in the...

PNG Coconut Industry Bio Security Plan Initiated

The Kokonas Indastri Koporesen (KIK) and Centre for Agriculture Bioscience International (CABI) held the PNG Coconut Industry Biosecurity Project Inception Workshop from the 12 to 15th March 2019 at the Madang Resort. Other stakeholder agencies including National...

KIK reaches out to farmers in Gulf

KIK reaches out to farmers in Gulf Many people associate coconut with the tedious task of copra making but forget that it is more than that and blesses us with shade, juice and palms and fronds for uses other than copra. Within this...

Kokonas Tok Column 12

The General trend of the Coconut Industry in Papua New Guinea (PNG) in terms of its contemporary status, contribution to the PNG economy, exported coconut products and potential investment opportunities The coconut industry over the years and at present remains a...

PEQN Inspection by NAQIA

The Kokonas Indastri Koporesen (KIK) under its Productivity Improvement Division had begun collecting local coconut seed nuts (accessions) from the original selected locations throughout the country in late 1980’s. All of these coconut accessions are now hosted in...

KIK recieves funding to combat BCS

The National Planning Department has allocated funds to Kokonas Indastri Koporesen to continue the Project to safeguard and preserve coconut species from the major threat to coconuts. The Bogia Coconut Syndrome has killed hundreds of coconut palm trees and bananas in...

65th KIK Board Meeting

The Kokonas Indastri Koporesen today held their 65th board members meeting at the Hilton hotel, Port Moresby.

New Computer laboratory for R&D Staff at Murnas, Madang Province

Kokonas Indastri Koporesen (KIK) recently opened a new computer lab for the Research and Development (R&D) Division at the Steward Research Station, Murunas, Madang Province. The opening of the lab coincided with the launching of...

HACCP Certified – PNG Coconut SMEs

HACCP Certified – PNG Coconut SMEs on the Go! The Micro, Small to Medium Enterprise (MSME) development program on downstream processing of coconut into high value coconut products (HVCP) commenced in 2014 after the Government of PNG appropriated funding under the...

Southern Region Coconut Seedlings collection

A variety of coconut seedlings from the Southern Region of PNG has all been collected and reserved at the recently commissioned Pre-Entry Quarantine Coconut nursery at Kelabebala, Misima Island. PNG Air transported the seedlings to Misima Airport on the 29th of...

APEC Food Security Week August 4th – 10th

More than 200 delegates and officials had arrived in Port Moresby to participate in Food Security Week, which included a number of agriculture and food security meetings and the exhibition. Kokonas Indastri Koporesen was among other small to medium enterprises,...

The Pre Entry Quarantine Coconut Nursery, Misima Island

PURPOSE: "To Quarintine all Coconut Seedlings from genetically diverse coconut accessions within & abroad for the international coconut genebank for the South Pacific at Punipuni Research centre" The Kokonas Indastri Koporesen has opened a pre- entry quarantine...

International Market Promotion of MSMEs

One of Papua New Guineas leading Micro Small to Medium Business Enterprises, Amruqa Ltd, secured a booth at ANUGA. A 5 day event held from 7th October to the 11th October 2017 at the Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany. Anuga was visited by industry representatives of top...

World Coconut Day

World Coconut Day is all about coconuts. It’s a celebration for those with coconut-know how and hopefully enlightening to those yet to discover this magical fruit (not nut!). Please take this opportunity to consider coconuts for a second – with the knowledge that...

Coconut Industry In PNG Economy

Coconut Industry In the PNG Economy December , 2017 I feel privileged to be invited as the Vice Minister for Agriculture & Livestock to deliver the key note address on this occasion of the launching of KIK Internet Website this afternoon. Coconut in the Papua New...

Coconut for Life & Wealth Creation


According to the most recent national census figures, a total of 464,328 households (35% of the total households in PNG or an estimated 2.6 million people) are engaged in coconut activities in PNG to either generate income and/or as food to supplement their livelihoods.Coconut is the fourth most significant agriculture cash crop in terms of its economic importance  to Papua New Guinea.

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Visit the KIK Video Gallery for more videos of the Coconut Industry in Papua New Guinea

The videos highlight the work of Kokonas Indastri Koporesen in Papua New Guinea.

  • Improve productivity, production, product quality and market access of Higher Valued coconut products (HVCP).
  • Safeguarding the Coconut Industry from Pests & Diseases
  • Promote the investment in and consumption and export of coconut products;
  • Coconut Bio Fuel
  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points certification for Local SME’s producing and selling of HVCP.
  • General Trend of the Coconut Industry in Papua New Guinea.
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