QUEZON City, Philippines – National Coconut Week is observed from August 24 to 30 every year by the virtue of Proclamation No. 142 signed on August 19, 1987 by then President Corazon Aquino.
This annual event is celebrated to pay tribute to the coconut as the “Tree of Life.”
Coconuts are known for their great versatility, as evidenced by many traditional uses, ranging from food to cosmetics.
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