Tag: food security
The prime minister says Putrajaya needs to study how to increase the productivity of farmers in order to increase their income without burdening consumers.
Cassa urges Putrajaya to prevent a situation where Malaysia becomes dependent on other countries for food security.
The prime minister recently advised Felda settlers to adopt mixed farming methods — something agriculture activists have been suggesting for years.
The agriculture minister says technology transfer from China, Taiwan and Japan will help to achieve this.
Penang assemblyman says Bernas was a crony company that made huge profits at the expense of padi farmers and consumers.
Farmers' contributions towards food security appear to be underestimated, and their livelihoods are threatened by land grabs and eviction orders.
The level of undernourishment in the conflict countries is now six times larger than that in non-conflict countries, says international body.
The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization urged farmers to treat the cactus as a crop rather than as a weed.
Muhammed Abdul Khalid says a policy is needed to make healthy food both available and affordable, and a higher tax imposed on cigarettes.
Klang MP Charles Santiago says Malaysia can produce enough food for local consumption and reduce the cost of living if Putrajaya emphasises on agriculture.