Bringing tech to agarwood

Affecting change: (From left) Lim, Liew and Tan hope to modernise the agarwood production industry.

FOR close to 10 years, David Liew spent countless hours doing research and going down to the ground in search of the right vaccination formula for aquilaria plantations. The goal: to produce the highly prized agarwood.

Agarwood, also known as gaharu in Malaysia, is a fragrant dark resinous wood formed in the heart of the tree trunk that is used in the production of incense, perfume and other consumer products.

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