Primary Industries Ministry to boost kenaf R&D

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 22 (Bernama) –The Ministry of Primary Industries will focus on kenaf (hibiscus cannabinus) research and development activities with the aim to increase commercialisation of the commodity and its by-products. Its Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Shamsul Iskandar Md Akin said the move was to further develop the kenaf industry, now one of the new sustainable sources of economic growth for the country while helping those involved in the field.

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