Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry, Malaysia (MOA)

Also known as Kementerian Pertanian & Industri Asas Tani Malaysia. Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) was renamed Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industries on March 27, 2004. The Ministry acts as one-stop agency for the private to get advice and expertise in agricultural sector and monitors and implements agricultural programmes. Departments under the Ministry are Agriculture, Fisheries, Veterinary Services while agencies under the Ministry are Malaysia Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (FAMA), Lembaga Kemajuan Ikan Malaysia (LKIM), Lembaga Pertubuhan Peladang (LPP), Bank Pertanian Malaysia (BPM), Muda Agricultural Development Authority (MADA), Kemubu Agricultural Development Authority (KADA) and Malaysia Pineapple Industry Board (MPIB).
Notes:   Available in English and Malay versions.

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