Federal Land Development Authority - National Food Storage(NFS)

National Food Storage (NFS)


Malaysian Prime Minister in his speech during the launch of Felda Settlers Day on July 7, 2009 held in Felda Maokil, Segamat Johor suggest FELDA implement the National Food Store (GMN). "Today I wish to emphasize another government desire for FELDA ​​as the Food Store Country. This effort to make FELDA as the center of large scale food manufacture to meet the needs of the country because the country is still importing huge scale of food from abroad"


GMN support the goal of becoming the nation's food manufacturers involved in all stages of the value chain, from food production to the distribution. Four (4) core product groups were selected under this program, namely; Fruits, Vegetables, Cattle Breeding and Aquaculture.
  • Maximize the use of land for agricultural activities.
  • Create new agriculture entrepreeur and increase the existing entrepreneur income.
  • The development of agro-based industries, especially food production.
  • Adopting good agricultural practices in all production chains.
  • GMN as entities doing business through GMN Fresh Market.


Not unlike other large projects, the implementation of the GMN also inhibited various issues and challenges, because of the involvement of different stakeholders in order to achieve the vision and mission of the GMN. Measures to identify, assess and prioritize all the issues and challenges of the impact on the GMN is critical and should be done prior to implementation. Some of the issues and challenges have been identified ranging from production issues affecting the quantity and quality also affect the marketing and supply problems or scarce agricultural inputs as well as significant price increases to higher production costs.
  • Compliance operators to "Standard Operating Procedures" (SOPs) prepared in this project
  • Plant's enemies and diseases attack.
  • Lack of skilled personnel to monitor the project.
  • Limited market as National Food Story only supply the farm level.
  • No such facilities to market product.
  • The hike in prices of agricultural products, especially the price of feeder cattle supply, feed and fertilizer.
  • Availability or supply of agricultural inputs in the local market or even from abroad


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In order to achieve the vision and mission of the GMN as a manufacturer and distributor of large-scale national food, GMN support the concept to serve as a 'one-stop national food center' where GMN is the involvement of cross-value chain, from production of raw materials to the sale of raw and processed food products / 'downstream' retail products.
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