AGRICOMMODITY IN THE NEWS & MEDIA 2021

 

The nursery for mangrove saplings at the Tanjung Piai National Park. - Filepic

MANGROVE forests are shrinking not only in Malaysia but globally due to unhealthy human activities and unsustainable forest practices.

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Faculty of Built Environment and Surveying director of landscape architecture Associate Professor Dr Sapura Mohamed said mangroves were mostly found along the west coast of peninsular Malaysia, notably in Johor, Selangor, Kedah and Perak.



KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 29): The crude palm oil (CPO) futures contract on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives closed mixed on Monday on the expectation of stronger exports.
However, palm oil trader David Ng said external factors weighed on market sentiment as well, especially worries over the new Covid-19 variant.



KUALA LUMPUR: The Plantation Industries and Commodities Ministry (MPIC) wants to embark on direct government to government (G2G) cooperation with foreign countries to address the issue of labour shortage and ensure supply sustainability in the future.