Planting a better future


On this week’s episode, we look at new opportunities in an old industry…agriculture. It requires passion and is a business like any other.

What does the future of this industry hold for Malaysians?

Azmyl Yunor goes in search of new possibilities in the Malaysian agriculture industry. He speaks to En. Haji Ibrahim Salleh at the Department of Agriculture. Cheah Chee Chong, a young entrepreneur who formerly worked in the corporate sector but has decided to turn to running an orchid farm, Ah Cong Farm.

He also speaks to Dr. Md Yusof Husin, a former Dean and Professor at Universiti Pertanian Malaysia, the Ministry of Rural and Regional Development and finally Lai See Peng, director and business partner for Trapia, a Norwegian company that rears and sells tilapia from Malaysia.


Hear & Now in Malaysia is produced in collaboration with the Economic Transformation Programme and brought to you by BFM.


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