August 18, 2017, Mandaluyong City, Philippines – The coconut industry is showing signs of resurgence, Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) Administrator Romulo J. de la Rosa said Friday.

CY 2016 Gawad Saka Award, for the most Outstanding Coconut Farmer is Mr. Carlito D. Villamayor, 76-year-old from Poblacion,  Alabat, Quezon, Region IV-A. Mr. Villamayor is an accountant by profession. He gained considerable knowledge and skills in coconut farming with his almost 11 years of involvement in the coconut industry as farmer, leader and entrepreneur.