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Sarawak allocates RM50 mln for agriculture development

Last update: 12/10/2018
KUCHING, Oct 12 (Bernama) -- The Sarawak government has allocated RM50 million to implement its agriculture development plans in efforts to become a net exporter of food products by 2030, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas.

He said this was necessary to enable Sarawak to compete with countries in this region, as well as to ensure that the quality of food products is of international market requirements.

“At the moment, we are a net importer of food products by RM3.6 million each year and we want to reverse that and the way to reverse that is by using advanced  technologies because we need to increase our productivity,” said Uggah, who is also Minister of Modernisation of Agriculture, Native Land and Regional Development.....

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