Agribusiness

Grow Your Business in NCER

To reinforce the role of agriculture as the driver of the economic growth, NCIA is seeking those with knowledge, skills, tools and talent to assist in developing the agricultural sector, especially in increasing its efficiency in delivering high-yield, high quality agricultural products. NCIA also aims to assist in ushering the traditional agricultural sector into a new era, by applying modern farming methods, through biotechnology and environmentally friendly applications.

Strategic Projects Towards Sustainable Agriculture Development in NCER

Organic Paddy@NCER
Certified organic paddy hub is an initiative to catalyse organic paddy industry through establishment of Centre of Excellence (COE) for integrated organic training towards potential farmers. The nucleus hub has been identified in Sik district, Kedah. The COE has been endorsed by Kedah State, and is known as Institut Pengurusan Pertanian Organik Bersepadu Kedah Darul Aman (INSPEK).

Oyster Farming
Development of nucleus seed hub in Barat Daya district, Pulau Pinang for oyster is an initiative to promote premium aquaculture products by NCER. This initiative will create new entrepreneurs and satellite farmers for oyster grow-out within NCER. Three satellite hubs have been identified are located in Kuala Muda, Kedah, Seberang Perai Selatan, Pulau Pinang and Manjung,Perak.

Estate Management Model (EMM) Paddy

The Estate Management Model (EMM) leverages on the usage of innovative mechanisms and modern activities to improve the yield of rice. These initiatives raise agricultural productivity and increase farmers’ income, allowing them access to advance technologies and high-quality seeds to strengthen the cultivation of crops in NCER.

Superfruits Initiatives@NCER

Superfruit initiative aims at strengthening superfruits industry in Malaysia especially within the NCER vicinity, and also promoting entrepreneurship elements based on anchor company business model. Currently, the 25 ha Superfruits Valley in Chuping, operated by FigDirect Sdn Bhd, produced figs, lemon and gac, marketed as fresh produce and extensive downstream products. Two satellite Farms have been identified namely in Padang Terap, Kedah & Manjung,Perak.

Abalone Farming

This initiative is the first commercial-scale of abalone cultivation in Peninsular Malaysia which is located in Manjung, Perak. The initiative will boost the local economy by offering at least 30 job opportunities, creating 10 synergy farmers and producing 5 million abalone seeds by 2021.

Next Steps

We can help you grow your business in NCER

Whether you have already decided to grow your business here or just starting research, NCIA can help you make the right decision.

Research your industry

You should research your market to help you decide if NCER is the best place for your business. Contact the NCIA Investment Management Team to get market research and other expert help and advice.

Want to move your business to the NCER?

You will need to follow several steps before moving to NCER, including applying for incentives and finding the ideal location for your business. Read our NCER setup guide. NCIA can give you free help and support every step of the way. Contact Us to find out more.

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