FRIM, FELCRA Cooperation collaborate in dissemination of R&D findings

9 April 2021 (Friday) - Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM) has signed a collaboration agreement with the Rancangan FELCRA Gugusan Bayai Berhad Cooperation (KPRFGB) to disseminate the Institute’s research and development (R&D) findings to boost the income of the B40 group among the cooperation’s members. An documents exchange session between the two parties was held on 6 April in Kampung Serting Ulu, Simpang Pertang Negeri Sembilan in conjunction with the inauguration of ‘Merakyatkan Hasil R&D FRIM melalui Pemindahan Teknologi bagi Projek Penanaman Herba Terpilih Secara Sistem Selingan untuk Penghasilan Produk Berkualiti Tinggi’ Progamme by FRIM Deputy Director General (Research) Dr [...]

FRIM, FELCRA Cooperation collaborate in dissemination of R&D findings2021-04-23T12:21:31+08:00

FRIM organises biodiversity-related training module refinement workshop

31 March 2021 (Wednesday) - FRIM conducted a Workshop on Refinement of Teachers’ Training Module Related to Biodiversity for the ‘Mainstreaming Biodiversity Conservation into Public Education System through Training of Teachers’ Project yesterday at Licuala Meeting Room as well as via virtual conferencing. FRIM has been appointed as the executor for the pilot project initiated by the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) and funded by the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB). Noor Azlin speaking at the workshop. Group picture of organisers, the participants and Noor Azlin (seated, middle). The workshop was chaired by FRIM Deputy [...]

FRIM organises biodiversity-related training module refinement workshop2021-04-23T08:29:00+08:00

Noor Azlin Appointed as FRIM’s New Deputy DG

1 January 2021 (Friday) - Dr Noor Azlin Yahya has been appointed as the Deputy Director General (Operations) of Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) effective today, replacing Dr Khali Aziz Hamzah who took over as the Director General (DG) post since 1 September 2020. Noor Azlin appointed FRIM’s Deputy DG (Operations) effective 1 January 2021. Noor Azlin, who holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology (Forestry) from Doane College, Nebraska, USA in May 1985 and a Master of Science in Resource Management and Policy with a specialisation in Management of Nature Park from State University of New [...]

Noor Azlin Appointed as FRIM’s New Deputy DG2021-01-21T11:47:42+08:00

FRIM to cease issuance of jogger pass, car sticker from 2021

21 October 2020 (Wednesday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) will stop the issuance of annual recreational passes as well as car stickers for joggers/visitors and only accept cashless payment starting 2021. From 21 August to 20 September this year, FRIM refunded a number of joggers for their 2020 annual recreational pass after receiving many complaints over its decision to close the main campus from18 March until this year-end. The announcement poster. “We are uncertain when we would reopen the main campus again. This will depend very much whether the COVID-19 situation has improved greatly by next year. [...]

FRIM to cease issuance of jogger pass, car sticker from 20212020-10-22T09:30:21+08:00

FRIM organises basic bryophyte identification course

9 October 2020 (Friday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) organised a Basic Bryophyte Identification Course on 15 September attended by 18 FRIM Herbarium staff to enhance their knowledge on bryophytes and the ability to identify them. Bryophyte, commonly known as moss, is a non-vascular, epiphytic, non-flowering plant and produces spores that are usually wind-dispersed. It is often used as a bio indicator due to its sensitivity to changes in environmental conditions, such as ambient temperature and humidity and it is often found in unpolluted areas. Cheah (front) showing a population of moss growing on a tree trunk. [...]

FRIM organises basic bryophyte identification course2020-10-16T16:24:00+08:00

Johor MB launches Soil Science Conference of Malaysia

6 October 2020 (Tuesday) – Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Hasni Mohammad launched Soil Science Conference of Malaysia 2020 (SOILS 2020) this morning in Johor Bahru. The three-day conference is co-organised by Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) and Malaysian Society of Soil Science (MSSS) with the support of International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS). The objectives of SOILS 2020, themed ‘Soil Management towards Plant Productivity and Environmental Sustainability’, are to promote good practices and multidisciplinary approaches for increasing yields and enhance appreciation for the roles and importance of soil in relation to various economic and environmental aspects. From left: [...]

Johor MB launches Soil Science Conference of Malaysia2020-10-12T15:06:12+08:00

Khali Aziz appointed new FRIM DG

4 September 2020 (Friday) - Dr Khali Aziz Hamzah has been appointed as the fourth Director General (DG) of Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) effective 1 September 2020. He received the letter of appointment from the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA), YB Datuk Dr Shamsul Anuar Nasarah, this morning in Kuala Lumpur. Also present, KeTSA Deputy Minister YB Ali Biju and KeTSA Secretary General Datuk Zurinah Pawanteh. Khali Aziz, the FRIM’s fourth DG. From left: Ali, Khali Aziz, Shamsul Anuar and Zurinah at the appointment letter presentation ceremony. Khali Aziz was the FRIM Deputy DG [...]

Khali Aziz appointed new FRIM DG2020-09-14T16:12:01+08:00

Farewell, Datuk KP and Encik Zam

28 August 2020 (Friday) - The retirement and e-jari ceremony of Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Datuk Dr Abd Latif Mohmod and Finance Director Mohd Zamshari Abd. Rahman was held at the FRIM Administration Building this afternoon. They delivered their final speeches before handing over their tasks to their successors. Mohd Zamshari handed over the task file to his successor, Jumaaton Abu Bakar while Abd Latif handed over the file to FRIM DG (Operations) Dr Khali Aziz Hamzah. From left: Khali Aziz, Marzalina, Mohd Zamshari and Abd Latif during the ‘e-jari’ ceremony. Abd Latif (left) [...]

Farewell, Datuk KP and Encik Zam2020-10-13T08:31:44+08:00

FRIM organises special talk for DG

30 July 2020 (Thursday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) organised a Special Talk Programme for FRIM Director General (DG) Datuk Dr Abd Latif Mohmod, entitled 'Latif: His Life, His Story' at the FRIM Auditorium on 27 July. This programme aimed to give FRIM staff a chance to hear the life story and views of Abd Latif on current issues and future challenges of FRIM including actions and steps required to maintain and ensure the sustainability of FRIM and its good work. It was also to provide FRIM staff the opportunity to ask any questions and give their comments to the [...]

FRIM organises special talk for DG2020-09-14T11:47:31+08:00

FRIM gets two more MBR certs

24 June 2020 (Wednesday) – Malaysia Book of Records (MBR) has presented two new MBR certificates for Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) to Director General Datuk Dr Abd Latif Mohmod yesterday. The certificates for the new records, namely the ‘First to Establish Tongkat Ali Hairy Root Culture in the Bioreactor’ and ‘Most Number of Sub-Ethnic Orang Asli Traditional Knowledge (TK) Documented on Medicinal & Aromatic Plants’ were presented by MBR Director of Business, Jwan Heah Yeow Hooi. From left: Norwati, Jwan Heah, Abd Latif and Nor Hasnida during the ‘First to Establish Tongkat Ali Hairy Root Culture in [...]

FRIM gets two more MBR certs2020-06-25T15:02:20+08:00
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