Department of Agriculture (DOA)

Also known as Jabatan Pertanian in Malay term. Established in 1905. The department's core businesses are to provide agricultural extension services towards production of high quality crops and safe for consumption and to regulate and enforce Agricultural Acts as to protect the nation's agriculture industry. DOA provides services in the agriculture fields such as horticulture, entomology, crop protection, soil management, agriculture engineering, seed technology, pesticide application, agriculture consultancy, remote sensing and facilitation of export and import of agriculture produce. Services are offered to all government agencies, private institution, farmer cooperatives, entrepreneurs, farmers and individuals interested in agriculture on commercial or small scale basis.
Notes:   Available in Malay and English versions.

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Guide ID: 1690 - Last Updated: August 16, 2013