TAJUDDIN ABDUL RAHMAN also cut the grass in a collaborative program.

The development of rice industry is a very important aspect in the agricultural sector. This is to ensure that rice production is stable and sufficient to Malaysians.

In addition, it helps increase revenue and the success of most of the rural population who cultivate paddy. In fact, until now, the government has spent a large number of provisions of the First Malaysia Plan (RMK-1) up to 11MP.

Among the activities undertaken to generate industry including maintenance of irrigation and drainage infrastructure, leveling the field, agricultural inputs to improve soil fertility, pest control, machinery and farm mechanization.

In addition, support research and technology promotion, subsidies and incentive payments and the development of irrigation and drainage infrastructure in place to generate industry.

However, the self-sufficiency level (SSL) for the production of rice at this point is 71.5 percent lower than the regional countries.

Until now, Indonesia still imports about 30 percent of rice from Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines to meet the needs of the country’s 31.5 million population.

According to Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry, Datuk Tajuddin Abdul Rahman, paddy and rice industry’s dependence on the government will lead to target Malaysia is a developed agriculture and hard to reach through existing mechanisms.

“The government is currently implementing the rationalization and transformation of the entire management model paddy and rice industry with a focus on matters of goods such as a change in attitude of farmers, the role of government agencies (Department of Agriculture, Forest and others) as well as the approach through the establishment non-governmental organizations (NGOs), “he said.

Wave of the National Farmers Program 2017 is a program introduced by the Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry to uphold the original farmers.

It includes a change of attitude and responsibility to raise a sense of pride among farmers.

At the same time the program is to promote important aspects of cooperation in agriculture as farmers in collaborative activities and the importance of clean irrigation in paddy planting area respectively.


Recognizing that culture has been forgotten, the ministry will be organizing the 2017 wave of the National Farmers involve 20,000 volunteers. The program is a starting point to consolidate and mobilize the whole energy of farmers, villagers and volunteers from 25 ministries, departments and agencies through voluntary collaborative activities.

It is a continuation of the successful implementation of corporate social responsibility (CSR) Tani performed in the Northern Terengganu Integrated Agricultural Development (IADAs INTANGIBLE) on October 29, 2016.

The program is continued in silver with due regard and clean the canal in 18 villages in Mukim Sungai Manik close at Seberang Perak.

“Collaborative is one of a group activity or collective voluntary. This practice has been practiced and passed down since time immemorial.

“This spirit should have in themselves because it can form a unity among the villagers and farmers,” said Tajuddin.


Waves also target the implementation of the National Farmers National Blue Ocean Strategy (BOS) through resource sharing with other ministries and at the same time educate farmers through the night to take care of the infrastructure provided by the government.

In addition, the promotion of local agriculture to agro-tourism area between the agenda of the program.

According to Tajuddin, the program also aims to give exposure to young people about agriculture as an industry and not another area that has no future.

“Young Farmers must take the responsibility to inherit the values ​​of the community to be submitted to the next generation.

“Wave Club Program also encourages farmers to improve product quality agricultural products,” he said.

Instead of adhering to the recommendations of the authorities are actively carrying out research and development (R & D) as the Agricultural Development Board, farmers are expected to always follow the courses organized by the agency to improve the quality and high success in the agricultural branch of endeavor.

National Farmers wave is the best program to be applied to the community. Hereditary culture should be strengthened by fostering cooperation among the local community as well as the values ​​of cleanliness and cheerfulness.

The implementation of this program can help target groups in solving problems related to the work of cleaning irrigation canals and ditches on the farm.

High commitment and support by all parties such as agencies, NGOs, corporate bodies and contractors in the success wave of the National Farmers are expected to help strengthen the agricultural industry, which will benefit farmers and the state.

The collaborative program involving the division, department and agency of the Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based lift in the village.

GTN pre-launch in 2017 by the Secretary of State on 9 April 2017 in accordance with the principles NBOS.

Rhythm of The Farmers Program (ROTF) GTN 2017 on 14 April 2017.

Program announcements and promotions through the waves of the National Farmers Farmers on Wheel on 14 April 2017.

Wave launch of the National Farmers Program (GTN) in 2017 by the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia on 15 April 2017.

National Farmers Wave 2017

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