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Agriculture Ministry introduces freshwater prawn farming to boost paddy farmers’ income

PASIR SALAK, July 31 — The Seberang Perak Integrated Agricultural Development Area (IADA) has become the first location for the implementation of the paddy and udang galah (freshwater prawn) integration pilot project with private companies, to increase farmers’ income.


Agriculture and Food Industries Minister, Datuk Seri Ronald Kiandee, said that the project, involving more than one hectare of land, in collaboration with Felcra Seberang Perak and Thirty Three Management Sdn Bhd, which produced chemical-free organic fertiliser to enable freshwater prawn farming to be conducted simultaneously, was implemented in May this year.

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