Borneo: MP wants hydroponics to be key in Puncak Borneo

It is hoped that hydroponics will be one of the key agriculture methods practiced by growers in Puncak Borneo, said its MP Datuk Willie Mongin. He added smart Nutrient Film Techniques (NFT) Hydroponics is a modern way to utilize technology in producing crops.

He said that compared to the old ways that require large areas of land and tedious tending, hydroponics is easier, safer, and produces high-quality products. “One day, I want to see hydroponics become a business for today’s participants and growers in Puncak Borneo,” he said at the closing ceremony of a skills training program on Smart NFT Hydroponics at Puncak Borneo here today.

Some 20 participants signed up for the five-week program that was held by Sarawak Skills and sponsored by Hasanah Foundation. Willie said he hopes the participants will continue their efforts to generate and increase their family income through what was learned from the program.

“Take this as an opportunity for you to improve yourselves and make sure you utilize the sets that were given to you for your benefit.


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