The solution project in Bentong area aims to train the rural community in organic farming. It will comprise the components such as compost making, emerging microbes (EM) and vegetation, setting out of a farm (land clearing, shed, irrigation, nursery, tools), marketing and distribution plan and also accounting and finance.
The solution project funded by the APPGM-SDG opens up opportunity and chances for the targeted beneficiaries to have the knowledge and skills to implement organic farming. Thus, this progress will bring about income enhancement for their families and communities.
The project beneficiaries are senior citizens who are still healthy who are keen in farming and agriculture, youths in rural communities whose income source have been badly affected due to the pandemic and women/housewives who have interests in farming wanting to learn. The solution provider of this project is Persatuan Penggerak Hijau Bentong Pahang. The project duration is three (3) months including with an allocation up to RM20,000.00.