The ECER’s shift towards modern business models and farming methods has successfully contributed towards improving the nation’s food security. It has also improved the quality of life of locals employed in the industry as well as boosted the incomes of livestock agropreneurs in the Region.
There are 4 key Livestock projects in Pahang, Terengganu and Johor. Read on to find out more about these projects that are making good in ECER.
MUADZAM SHAH CATTLE RESEARCH AND INNOVATION CENTRE (MSCRIC)
The project is to produce good quality milk to meet the nation’s needs and thus reduce reliance on imported supplies. It produces 6 million liters per year of fresh milk under the brand of Farm Fresh. It has created 1,106 entrepreneurs and provided 211 jobs for the locals, including the Orang Asli.
TELAGA PAPAN GOAT FARM (TPGF)
This Boer Goat Farm will become a nucleus for the goat breeding industry. It has over 700 female and male breeders that can produce good breeds of Boer Goat. It has created employment opportunities for local residents and livestock entrepreneurs through the satellite farmer program implemented by the project. The Anchor Company involved is further developing the value chain by diversifying into mixed farming.
KUALA BERANG SHEEP BREEDING AND INNOVATION CENTRE (KBSBIC)
This breeding center is dedicated to producing quality Dorper breeds. It operates in an area of over 250 hectares and is equipped with technology transfer centers, research farms and multiplier farms. It is creating employment opportunities for locals and is a training center for livestock farmers in the East Coast.
JEMALUANG DAIRY VALLEY (JDV)
This dairy project is developed to increase the nation’s milk production to reduce dependence on imported milk. It aims to produce up to 4.8 million liters of fresh milk a year.
ECERDC is currently seeking visionary investors to diversify the types of livestock in the Region, particularly beef cattle industrial farming and dairy goat farming which enjoys high demand in the country and abroad.
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