The UPM Initiative on Food Security

UPM leads as a higher education institution in food security, continuing to take the forefront through various initiatives and innovations to assist the country in addressing food safety issues..

UPM, Ministry of Economy launch IPR-INTAN Centre for agricultural entrepreneurs, boosting the people’s income

Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) launched the Inisiatif Pendapatan Rakyat (IPR) Usahawan Tani (IPR-INTAN) Programme Centre under the Ministry of Economy to increase the people's income through agricultural technology.

The UPM Researcher Initiatives

Bees and Honey as Sustainable Food

The country needs to make efforts to conserve beekeeping and honey production as sustainable food sources. However, the level of awareness among the Malaysian population regarding sustainable beekeeping for honey production remains low.

The Tropical Agriculture and Food Security Institute (ITAFoS) serves as a focal point for effective multidisciplinary research aimed at achieving food security and is equipped with various modern research facilities.