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Annual report for the period 2004-2005
The objective of the project was to design and introduce presses for making coconut milk, and then
convert this coconut milk into virgin coconut oil. The locale for the project was car Nicobar Island, in
the Nicobar District of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
The project got off to a late start because of two problems. Firstly, there were major design problems
with the press, which took over a year to resolve. Modifications suggested by the fabricators did not
This document is a compilation of work done by various individuals working on a series of projects in the Kalivelli region. These include scientists and field staff who have worked in FERAL over the past decade and a half, all of whose names cannot be listed out. Among the major contributors to this are (in no particular order) Srinivas.V., Dr.Rauf Ali, Dr.Neil Pelkey, Anupama Pai, Sivarajan, Dhandapani, Benjamin Larroquette, Gopinath Srikandane, Gaspard Appavou, Saravanan, Kumaran K, Rajendran K, Sapna Anne, Mahesh and Sohan Shetty.