FELCRA Berhad who have been apppointed as the leading government agency to reduce food imports and food security by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak during FELCRA’s 50th anniversary stepped up its effort by signing a Memorandum of Understanding MoU with microalgae pioneer Algaetech International Sdn Bhd today at the 13th World Islamic Economic Forum.

Witnessing the MoU was Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, Chairman of World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation Tun Musa Hitam, and Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hassan.

DSC08521The MoU outlines that the two parties shall collaborate to jointly conduct research and development on waste water remediation using algae technology, develop a business plan on the production of algae on mass scale for food security production, further develop FELCRA’s existing line of products into value added products using algae anti-oxidants and nutrients, potentially develop an algae park and eco lodge, and develop additives and feed for aquaculture and poultry remnants.

The collaboration earmarks the first step that can benefit the food security initiatives endorsed by the Government.

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