Coir Trade Information Centre (CTIC) under UNDP Program at Kochi
NCTI's proposal for setting up of Coir Trade Information Centre (CTIC) at Kochi under the UNDP Programme was approved by Coir Board and an MOU was signed on 24th Jan., 2002. The project involved website development, development of electronic databases including CD-ROM for coir exporters, global trade analysis for coir, physical setting up of a Trade Information Centre, procurement of IT Infrastructure, desk study and a field study. A study was carried out on Global Imports of Coir & Coir products for 23 identified countries. After completion of the project, CTIC was operationalised and the officers of Coir Board were trained to run the Centre successfuly.