SERDANG, 10 December - Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) has held bilateral talks with Sabah Deputy Chief Minister, Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Jeffrey Kitingan in collaboration to help study, plan and develop dairy valleys in Keningau, Sabah.
UPM has the technical expertise in developing the dairy valley through its Dairy Centre of Excellence. The university also runs a successful dairy farm and has recently collaborated with Farm Fresh Sdn Bhd to strengthen the domestic dairy production capacity through the UPM-Farm Fresh Dairy Farming Industry Centre of Excellence (ICoE).
The university, represented by its Deputy Vice-Chancellor Dato’ Dr. Zulkifli Idrus, agreed to provide technical assistance to the Sabah government by preparing a feasibility study for the proposed dairy valley in Tambunan.
Also present at the meeting were Sabah Department of Veterinary (DVS) Director Dr. Peter Lee and UPM Institute of Agriculture and Food Policy Studies Director Dr. Shaufique Fahmi Ahmad Sidique.
Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Jeffrey Kitingan also paid a courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor of UPM Prof. Dr. Mohd Roslan Sulaiman and had a chance to chat with the Chairman of LPU and members of JPU UPM.
Date of Input: 22/12/2020 | Updated: 24/12/2020 | salehaharon