Stat of the week: Top 5 Producers of Coconuts in the Pacific

Papua New Guinea is the biggest producer of coconuts in the Pacific, around 1,780,312 tonnes.

 

Known regionally as the ‘tree of life’, every part is used, from its tallest frond down to its rooted trunk – from the sweet, delectable juice and fresh meat of its fruits, to the husks to fuel fires, fronds to make baskets, and the trunks for building homes and furniture.

 

Explore more data fom the Pacific Data Hub (PHD) here

 

 

Blog Category
Did you know?
0
Division
Land Resources
Statistics for Development
Food Systems
Pacific Data Hub

Author(s)