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Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industries
(MAFI)
Kementerian Pertanian dan Industri Makanan
(MAFI)
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Ministry overview
Preceding ministry
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry (MOA)
JurisdictionGovernment of Malaysia
HeadquartersBlock 4G1, Wisma Tani, No. 28, Persiaran Perdana, Precinct 4, Federal Government Administrative Centre, 62624 Putrajaya
Employees10,838 (2017)
Annual budgetMYR 4,416,187,000 (2017)
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
Ministry executives
  • Dato' Haslina binti Abdul Hamid, Secretary-General
  • Datuk Badrul Hisham bin Mohd, Deputy Secretary-General (Development)
  • Azah Hanim binti Ahmad, Deputy Secretary-General (Policy)
  • Habshah binti Ali, Senior Under-Secretary (Management)
Websitewww.mafi.gov.my
Footnotes
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The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industries (Malay: Kementerian Pertanian dan Industri Makanan), abbreviated MAFI, is a ministry of the Government of Malaysia that is responsible for agriculture, agro-based industry, agritourism, livestock, veterinary services, fisheries, quarantine, inspection, agricultural research, agricultural development, agricultural marketing, pineapple industry, agribusiness, botanical garden, food security, food sovereignty.

Organisation

Federal departments

  1. Department of Agriculture Malaysia (DoA), or Jabatan Pertanian Malaysia. (Official site)
  2. Department of Veterinary Services (DVS), or Jabatan Perkhidmatan Veterinar. (Official site)
  3. Department of Fisheries Malaysia (DoF), or Jabatan Perikanan Malaysia. (Official site)
  4. Malaysian Quarantine and Inspection Services Department (MAQIS), or Jabatan Perkhidmatan Kuarantin dan Pemeriksaan Malaysia. (Official site)

Federal agencies

  1. Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), or Institut Penyelidikan dan Kemajuan Pertanian Malaysia. (Official site)
  2. Farmers' Organization Authority (FOA), or Lembaga Pertubuhan Peladang (LPP). (Official site)
  3. Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (FAMA), or Lembaga Pemasaran Pertanian Persekutuan. (Official site)
  4. Fisheries Development Authority of Malaysia, or Lembaga Kemajuan Ikan Malaysia (LKIM). (Official site)
  5. Muda Agricultural Development Authority (MADA), or Lembaga Kemajuan Peladang Muda. (Official site)
  6. Malaysian Pineapple Industry Board (MPIB), or Lembaga Perindustrian Nanas Malaysia (LPNM). (Official site)
  7. Kemubu Agricultural Development Authority (KADA), or Lembaga Kemajuan Pertanian Kemubu. (Official site)
  8. Malaysian Bioeconomy Development Corp Sdn Bhd (Official site)
  9. Agrobank, or Bank Pertanian Malaysia Berhad. (Official site)

Fund for Food (3F)

To increase food production in Malaysia and reduce food imports, Bank Negara Malaysia and Ministry of Agriculture both provide financing at a reasonable cost, with a minimum of RM10,000 funding.[2]

Only Malaysian-owned institutions (at least 51% ownership) are eligible for the financing. (incorporated under the Companies Act 1965, the Co-operative Societies Act 1993, the Societies Act 1966, citizens residing in Malaysia and entrepreneurs registered under the Companies Commission of Malaysia or any other authoritative bodies)

Key legislation

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industries is responsible for administration of several key Acts:

See also

References

  1. ^ "Malaysia's Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and cabinet resign". CNBC. Retrieved 16 August 2021.
  2. ^ "TheBizJuice | Government Incentives for Agriculture Business in Malaysia". www.thebizjuice.com. Retrieved 2017-01-10.