Risda gets RM53mil grant from Pemandu to develop NR smallholders in S'wak

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  • Friday, 30 Sep 2011

SIBU, Sept 30 (Bernama) The Performance Management and Delivery Unit (PEMANDU) in the Prime Minister's Department has allocated RM53 million in grant for the Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (Risda) to develop rubber smallholdings in Sarawak next year.

Betong division Risda officer, Muhamad Rizal Ahmad, said the grant would be used to develop 10,000 hectares. "We want to develop a more progressive and economically better-off rubber smallholder community in the state.

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