Govt views seriously foreigners’ involvement in padi farming


There have been reports of foreigners’ involvement in padi farming and conversion of the fields into vegetable farms in the country. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, November 25, 2021.

THE Agriculture and Food Industries Ministry views seriously foreigners’ involvement in padi farming and conversion of the fields into vegetable farms, which is more profitable.

Deputy Minister I Ahmad Hamzah said converting the fields can reduce the size of padi-growing areas.


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