AgenciesNameDirector GeneralFunction

kp mpob
Datuk Dr. Ahmad Parveez bin Ghulam Kadir

  • MPOB is a leading government agency responsible for leading and developing the country's palm oil industry. MPOB's core activities are research and development ranging from upstream production to the processing of downstream palm oil products, supported by regulatory measures to ensure a healthy development of the oil palm industry.

  • MPOB also provides technical advisory services to support the development of the palm oil industry through pilot plant facilities, laboratories, scientific studies, technical advisory services, technical consultancy, scientific publications, technical training, conferences and seminars, technology transfer and expansion services


Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB)

kp lgm
Dato’ Dr. Zairossani bin Mohd Nor

  • The Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) is the custodian of the rubber industry in Malaysia. Established on 1 January 1998, it has under its fold three well established agencies (RRIM, MRRDB and MRELB), which are now merged into one, which have contributed significantly to the development of the rubber industry for the last 94 years.

  • The R&D excellence in NR, accomplished by the Rubber Research Institute of Malaysia (RRIM), has had an impact on the Malaysian NR industry and other NR producing countries.The primary objective of MRB is to assist in the development and modernisation of the Malaysian rubber industry in all aspects from cultivation of the rubber tree, the extraction and processing of its raw rubber, the manufacture of rubber products and the marketing of rubber and rubber products.


Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB)


  • Malaysian Timber Industry Board or better known as MTIB is a Federal Statutory Body under the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (KPPK) responsible for leading and developing the country's timber industry.

  • MTIB serves as the coordinator in formulating policies and strategies to develop the country's wooden industry to be competitive in the local and international markets.


sawit Malaysian Cocoa Board (MCB)

kp lkm
Datuk Dr. Hj. Philph @ Ramle Kasin

  •  The Malaysian Cocoa Board (MCB) is a federal statutory agency under the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (previously called Ministry of Primary Industries Malaysia until 2004). It was established under the Act of Parliament 343(incorporated) in 1988 and has been in operation since 1989.
  • The main objective is to develop the cocoa industry in Malaysia to be well integrated and competitive in the global market. Emphasis is given to increasing productivity and efficiency in cocoa bean production and increasing downstream activities.


Malaysian Pepper Board (MPB)

kpe mpoc

Encik Vincet Anak Sawat

  • Malaysian Pepper Board (MPB) is a federal statutory body under the Ministry Of Plantation Industries & Commodities, established on 1st January 2007 under the Malaysian Pepper Board Act 2006.
  • MPB head office is located at Kuching, with nine branches in Sarawak and two regional offices in Johor Bahru and Kota Kinabalu. The Board is responsible for the development of the Malaysian Pepper Industry in areas of production, marketing and research.


sawit The National Kenaf and Tobacco Board (NKTB)

kp lktn
Tuan Hj. Idris bin Mohd Salleh

  • The National Kenaf and Tobacco Board (LKTN) was established on 1 April 2010 through the enforcement of the National Kenaf and Tobacco Board Act 2009 [Act 692] to realize the objectives, policies and priorities of the country in developing and administering the kenaf industry regularly in line with the strengthening of the kenaf industry's development policy as a new source of growth.

  • The implementation of Act 692 has abolished the National Tobacco Board (Incorporation) Act 1973 [Act 111] simultaneously with the dissolution and transition of the LTN function to LKTN. Act 692 aims to provide for the kenaf and tobacco industry as well as to provide for matters connected therein.


sawit Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) 

kpe mpoc
Puan Belvinder Kaur Sron
Chief Executive Officer

  • MPOC is a Council under the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities.  Established in 1990, its role is to promote market expansion of Malaysian palm oil and its products in the global markets. This is pursued by enhancing the image and demand for Malaysian palm oil through awareness of various techno-economic advantages and environmental sustainability of the commodity.

  • MPOC has set up a network of ten offices all over the world namely in China (Shanghai), India (Mumbai), Pakistan (Lahore), Bangladesh (Dhaka), Middle East (Istanbul and Cairo), Europe (Brussels and Moscow), South Africa (Johannesburg) and Americas (Washington, D.C.), to promote Malaysian palm oil and provide services to its customers.

  • The Malaysian palm oil industry is one of the main pillars of the economy. In 2020, it contributed RM 72.8 billion in export earnings and accounted for 26% and 34% of the world’s palm oil production and exports, respectively.


Logo 2024 MSPO Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO)  kpe mpoc
Encik Mohd Shahari Bin Idris   

Chief Executive Officer
Malaysian Palm Oil Certification Council (MPOCC) is an independent non-profit organisation established in December 2014 to develop and operate the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) Certification Scheme.  Incorporated as a company under the Companies Act 1965, it is limited by guarantee.  MPOCC is governed by a Board of Trustees and started its operation in October 2015. In 2024 MPOCC rebranded to Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO).
sawit Malaysian Rubber Council (MRC) 

Encik Muhammad Eizaaz Bin Muhammad Redzuan
Ketua Pegawai Eksekutif

  • MRC is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities. MRC is tasked with undertaking market promotion of quality Malaysian rubber products in world markets, and supports small and medium enterprises (SMEs) through domestic promotion efforts.

  • MRC has overseas offices in the US, Europe, China and India.

mtc Malaysian Timber Council (MTC) 

kpe mpoc
Puan Noraihan binti Abdul Rahman

Chief Executive Officer

  • The Malaysian Timber Council (MTC) was established in 1992 to promote Malaysian timber-based products globally. Incorporated as a company limited by guarantee under the Companies Act 1965, MTC is governed by a Board of Trustees whose members are appointed by the Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities.
sawit Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC)

YBrs. Dr. Farrah Shameen binti Mohamad Ashray
Chief Executive Officer

  • Established in 1998, the Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) is an independent organisation tasked to develop and operate the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS). As a voluntary national scheme, the MTCS provides for independent assessment of forest management practices and audit of timber product manufacturers or exporters to ascertain that the timber products manufactured or exported are sourced from sustainably managed forests. This is to ensure the sustainable management of Malaysia’s natural forest and forest plantations, as well as to meet the demand for certified timber products.                  

  • The MTCS has been endorsed by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC), the largest forest certification programme, representing more than 300 million hectares of certified forests worldwide. The MTCS is the first tropical timber certification scheme in the Asia Pacific region to be endorsed by the PEFC. 

  • As of 31 December 2020, 5.27 million hectares of forests have been certified under the MTCS, comprising 22 forest management units (FMU) and eight forest plantation management units (FPMU), while 386 companies were certified under chain of custody (CoC) certification.

  • In 2020, MTCC has marked another milestone when it was awarded the Certificate of Appreciation (Gold Award) from the PEFC for the greatest increase in PEFC-certified forest area at the virtual PEFC Awards Ceremony on 11 November 2020. The recognition was given to MTCC for the marked increase of 957,583 ha of MTCS/PEFC-certified forest area from September 2019 to September 2020.

sawit Institute Of Malaysian Plantation And Commodities

 Ms. Nazatul Niza Nordin
Chief Executive Officer

  •  To become the training institution to the agency training institute under MPIC

  • Optimize existing training resources under MPIC and agencies.

  •  Offers general and specific courses on commodities.

  •  To produce trained manpower in plantations and commodities sectors.

  •  Coordinate and expand the coverage / scope of skills training.

sawit Malaysia Palm Oil Green Conservation Foundation (MPOGCF)  Mr Zamakhshari Muhamad
  • To encourage Reforestation Program in areas identified as degraded in Malaysia
  • To encourage Research and Study on the effectiveness of endangered Wildlife and Biodiversity conservation efforts in Malaysia;
  • To assist NGOs in funding Wildlife Conservation activities, Biodiversity and best Sustainability Practices in Malaysia;
  • To encourage and Promote Conservation Initiatives and Best Sustainability Practices in oil palm plantations in Malaysia;
  • To enhance Conservation, Biodiversity and Sustainability efforts that benefit Malaysian palm oil producers and consumers worldwide
sawit LGM Properties Corporation (LGMPC) Encik Mohd Zamry Sulaiman
  • Menguruskan tanah dan harta kepunyaan Lembaga.
  • Menguruskan dan memberikan perkhidmatan juru runding pengurusan harta kepada Lembaga.
  • Menguruskan harta dan perkhidmatan juru runding pengurusan harta kepada orang atau badan yang terlibat dalam getah atau berhubung dengan industri getah.
sawit Forest Plantation Development Sdn Bhd (FPDSB) Mr. Zharudin Narudin 
Chief Operation Officer
  • Mewujudkan satu pasaran jual beli kayu yang tersusun dan pasaran kayu dari ladang yang dibangunkan.
  • Mengagihkan dana kepada syarikat-syarikat dan agensi kerajaan melalui pinjaman mudah PPLH.
  • Memberikan khidmat nasihat dan promosi.
  • Menyelaras tanaman dan penyelenggaraan ladang hutan.
  • Menggalakkan pembangunan ladang hutan untuk industri kayu.