Asthma club kids, parents to plant trees at FRIM

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Asthma club kids, parents to plant trees at FRIM

8 April 2019 (Monday) – Children and parents from Children's Asthma Club of Selangor and Federal Territory participated in ‘Let’s Go Green’ tree planting programme, organised by Lung Foundation of Malaysia (LFM) with support from Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) on 6 April at the FRIM main campus in Kepong. The event was graced by Deputy Health Minister YB Dr Lee Boon Chye and also attended by LFM Chairman Dato’ Dr Zainudin Md Zin and FRIM Director General, Dato’ Dr Abd Latif Mohmod. From left: Lee, Abd Latif and Zainudin delivering their respective speeches. Lee planted a meranti [...]

Asthma club kids, parents to plant trees at FRIM2019-04-10T16:57:55+08:00

FRIM, MTIB enhance collaboration to strenghten timber R&D

29 March 2019 (Friday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) to establish and enhance collaboration in conducting research, development and commercialisation programmes to strengthen the management and development of timber industry in Malaysia. At the event held at Menara PGRM, Kuala Lumpur this morning, FRIM Director General (DG) Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod represented the institute while MTIB was represented by Deputy DG Norchahaya Hashim in signing the MOU. Norchahaya (left) and Abd Latif speaking at the ceremony. The attendees at the ceremony held in [...]

FRIM, MTIB enhance collaboration to strenghten timber R&D2019-04-04T15:15:20+08:00

M’sian Hash Council urges members to respect FRIM area

27 March 2019 (Rabu) – The Malaysian Hash Council (MHC) has advised its members to cease conducting any hash activities within the Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) campus in Kepong. MHC Chairman Chong Boon Ee said the council will issue a reminder to all its chapters to conduct their activities without breaking any laws, rules and regulations. Founded in 1996 by a group of senior Hashers, MHC has 220 hash chapters nationwide. Chong and MHC Honorary Secretary Rajinder Agnihotri were invited to FRIM, Kepong, on 25 March, for a discussion on the issue of encroachment by HHH members. They were greeted [...]

M’sian Hash Council urges members to respect FRIM area2019-04-04T15:14:58+08:00

FRIM celebrates IDF 2019 at Taman Warisan

22 March 2019 (Friday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has celebrated the International Day of Forests (IDF) 2019 with FRIM Community Friends at the Taman Warisan FRIM (FRIM Heritage Park) this morning. In his speech, FRIM Director General (DG) Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod said Taman Warisan is important because of its history linked to various inspirations, rehabilitation efforts as well as the development of the park since 2007. Abd Latif (second from left) with (from left) Mohd Zamshari, Jamal and Adnan. Representatives of Community Friends posing for a group photograph with Abd Latif (middle, in white [...]

FRIM celebrates IDF 2019 at Taman Warisan2019-03-27T11:27:58+08:00

FRIM collaborates with MPMA, Plus Intervest for the essence of Eucalyptus culture tissue

13 March 2019 (Wednesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Malaysian Panel-Products Manufacturers’ Association (MPMA) and Plus Intervest in the collaboration of producing tissue culture Eucalyptus seedlings yesterday.  Abd Latif delivering his speech at the ceremony. Abd Latif (left) and Sheikh Othman signing the MOU documents. This FRIM-MPMA collaboration involves producing tissue culture seedlings of Eucalyptus sp. and other commercial value species for plantation. FRIM plays the role in promoting and supporting the MPMA community plantation programme by providing expertise and technical assistance in the production of seedlings through culture tissue. [...]

FRIM collaborates with MPMA, Plus Intervest for the essence of Eucalyptus culture tissue2019-03-20T15:04:14+08:00

FRIM DG: do not enter prohibited areas

4 March 2019 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod issued a reminder to all visitors to not enter FRIM's prohibited areas such as research plantation plots, arboretum or natural trails without being accompanied by a FRIM nature guide to prevent any untoward incidents. "FRIM has given warning to visitors and placed signage, but there are few who still ignore FRIM rules," said Abd Latif. Recently, there were two incidents of visitors going missing after entering prohibited areas. In the latest incident that occurred yesterday, six visitors reportedly lost their way [...]

FRIM DG: do not enter prohibited areas2019-03-20T13:21:53+08:00

FRIM-YKMAM co-organise ‘Run for Humanity’

Poster of the #RunforHUMANITY 26 February 2019 (Tuesday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) and Yayasan Kemanusiaan Muslim Aid Malaysia (YKMAM) will co-organise #RunforHUMANITY at Kepong Botanic Gardens in FRIM on 16 March (Saturday). The run is held in conjunction with FRIM’s International Day of Forests (IDF) and YKMAM’s 10thAnniversary celebrations. The programme aims at promoting healthy lifestyles as well as public awareness on the importance of forest and environmental conservation, particularly among the youth. The run is also organised to raise funds for the underprivileged among the local and refugee communities. Members of the public, residents of [...]

FRIM-YKMAM co-organise ‘Run for Humanity’2019-03-11T09:33:35+08:00

FRIM-JBK organise Biosafety Training Workshop

25 February 2019 (Monday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) and Department of Biosafety (JBK) have co-organised a Biosafety Training Workshop on 21 February at FRIM, Kepong.  Abd Latif (left) and Norsham speaking at the ceremony. From left: George, Norsham, Abd Latif and Marzalina during the MOU documents exchange. The workshop, organised by FRIM and JBK Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), was officiated by FRIM Director General (DG) Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod. A total of 30 FRIM staff from the Forestry Biotechnology, Natural Products, Forest Products and Forest Biodiversity divisions attended the workshop. Also present at the [...]

FRIM-JBK organise Biosafety Training Workshop2019-02-26T08:08:11+08:00

FRIM-WDCM collaborate on microbial research

20 February 2019 (Wednesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with WFCC-MIRCEN World Data Centre for Microorganisms (WDCM) yesterday to collaborate on microbiological research as well as to help FRIM Microbial Culture Collection (FRIM-MCC) be more visible among the scientific community in Malaysia as well as globally. Abd Latif (far left) discussing with Ma (middle) and Liu (far right).  From left: Nor Azah, Abd Latif, Liu and Ma during the MOU documents exchange. WDCM, the data centre for World Federation for Culture Collections (WFCC) and Microbial Resources Centers Network (MIRCEN), [...]

FRIM-WDCM collaborate on microbial research2019-02-26T07:32:41+08:00

FRIM conducts a pre-evaluation of preparation for UNESCO nomination

11 February 2019 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has conducted a three-day Pre-evaluation Mission Programme to review the preparation of its Nomination Dossier and Conservation Management Plan (CMP) for FRIM Selangor Forest Park. Consultants engaged for this were the Development and Research Organization for Nature, Arts and Heritage (DRONAH) Director Dr Shikha Jain and University of Tsukuba World Heritage Studies Director Professor Dr Nobuko Inaba. Abd Latif (right) and Samsudin at the meeting.   Shika (far left) and Inaba (middle) presenting their findings while Noorsiha (far right) looks on. They presented their findings at a meeting [...]

FRIM conducts a pre-evaluation of preparation for UNESCO nomination2019-02-19T07:57:58+08:00
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