Selangor Journal

AGROGEMS 2017 aims to produce young millionaire farmers

BY: ERMIZI MUHAMAD
SHAH ALAM, JAN 9: The Agro Generasi Muda Selangor (AGROGEMS) 2017 programme continues with the aim of producing more farmers among youths across the state.
Infrastructure, Public Amenities, Agricultural Modernisation and Agro-Based Industries Exco Zaidy Abdul Talib said the programme is believed to be helpful in providing a clearer understanding to the younger generation, on opportunities available in the industry.
“2016 saw an outstanding level of participation as we received much involvement from youths.
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“This development proves that individuals involved in this sector can also succeed and earn high incomes, especially youths,” he said.
Zaidy said that seminar sessions involving participants and individuals who have made it in the industry, continue to be part of programme content.
“Participants will be briefed and given guidance by successful farming entrepreneurs who have joined the programme and turned into millionaire farmers from their agricultural activities.
“After the seminar, participants will given advance practical courses and information for them to directly apply what they have learned.
 
The AGROGEMS programme was first introduced in January 2016 as an effort by the State Government to encourage entrepreneurs below 40 years of age, to participate in the agricultural sector.
Those who are interested can register at the Infrastructure, Public Amenities, Agricultural Modernisation and Agro-Based Industries Standing Committee office at Level 15, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Building, Shah Alam.

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