COPRA


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COPRAConsumer Protection Act
COPRACommission on Peer Review and Accreditation (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration; Washington, DC)
COPRACustoms Overtime Pay Reform Act
COPRACombined Operations Personnel Records and Accounts
COPRACity of Phoenix Retirees Association (Arizona)
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Digestible and metabolizable energy concentrations in copra meal, palm kernel meal, and cassava root fed to growing pigs.
Copra or coconut byproducts are one of the alternative feed ingredients mostly produced in some areas of Africa and Southeast Asia such as the Philippines and Indonesia (Stein et al.
The CCEA considered the proposal of the Department of Agriculture and Cooperation for full reimbursement of losses to the NAFED on procurement of copra under PSS.
The market of coconut derivatives in the world is dominated by the Philippines, known as the world's largest copra producer.
Extiende un recibo amarillento fechado el 9 de diciembre de 1979 y firmado por su hermano Raul, donde consta que vendio 7 mil 707 kilos de copra por un total de mil 541 pesos; por cada kilo le descontaron 30 centavos para construir una fabrica.
The modern sector consists of wholesale and retail trade; restaurants; banking and insurance; construction, repair, and professional services; fisheries; and copra processing.
This kind of project can also generate co-benefits boosting the local copra industry which is an important component of village-based economic development, currently in decline across the Pacific.
In his view, many traditional communities had become so dependent on copra that they ended up producing nothing else, using the little cash they earned to buy back fuel, soap and cooking oil, which could all be made from the coconut.
Unlike palm oil, which is grown in giant monoculture plantations, cocoa, copra (coconuts) and vanilla are cash crops that can be grown in village gardens, permaculture style, in-between other fruit and vegetables like banana, paw paw and cassava.
The 'green gold' of this history is the windfall profits from the copra trade that brought a substantial degree of prosperity to a small island off South Sulawesi in the second half of the nineteenth century and the early decades of the twentieth century.
So it was that from 1900 to the Great Depression of 1929, Selayar's economy became heavily, even dangerously, dependent on copra production, at the expense of other economic activities.