Potential Youth Exposure Programme to Venture in High Technology Agriculture Field

The Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism through the Department of Agriculture and Agrifood is organising the 4th Potential Youth Exposure Programme to Venture in High Technology Agriculture Field. The programme that started yesterday until this Saturday, aims to attract the interest of the youth and produce entrepreneurs who are committed, progressive and productive in contributing towards the Gross Domestic Product in agriculture. The programme is held at Rimba Horticulture Culture, and is joined by 12 youths who have their own business as well as those who are unemployed.

Introduction on the mission and vision of the Department of Agriculture and Agrifood and investment opportunities in the field of agriculture and agrifood was delivered by Awang Saidin bin Namit, Acting Deputy Director of Agriculture and Agrifood.

Meanwhile, explanation on the status of Agriculture and Agrifood was delivered by Haji Takiyauddin bin Haji Mohammad, Head of the Fruit Industry Unit. Among the matters shared include the contribution of fruits and vegetables in 2018. Awang Mat Rusli bin Haji Abu Bakar, Head of the Vegetable Unit touched on Cashflow Management. The programme is the part of the initiative in supporting the Department of Agriculture and Agrifood's Strategic Plan 2016 - 2022.

Source: Radio Television Brunei