FRIM celebrates IDF 2019 at Taman Warisan

>FRIM celebrates IDF 2019 at Taman Warisan>

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

FRIM launches ‘FRIM Go Biodegradable’ campaign

4 February 2019 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has launched the 'FRIM Go Biodegradable' campaign this morning to raise awareness on environmental conservation, reducing the use of plastic, polystyrene and plastic straw which is harmful to the environment.  Abd Latif speaking at the assembly. FRIM staff pledging to strengthen integrity in their services. The campaign was launched by FRIM Director General (DG) Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod at the FRIM Monthly Assembly held at Dataran FRIM. Also present were FRIM Deputy DG (Operations) Dr Khali Aziz Hamzah, top management officials and staff. "Please carry out [...]

FRIM launches ‘FRIM Go Biodegradable’ campaign2019-02-19T08:02:52+08:00

FRIM welcomes private reforestation initiatives

31 January 2019 (Thursday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) welcomes private sector involvement in forest restoration and biodiversity conservation efforts in the country. From left: Caroline, Chua and Mohamad Helmy launching the ‘Plant-A-Tree’ book. FRIM Forest Biodiversity Research Officer Ajla Rafidah Baharom (far right) showing exhibits to visitors.  “FRIM is ready to collaborate with private sector on reforestation as well as biodiversity enrichment projects in efforts to prevent the loss of precious flora species,” said FRIM Director General Dato’ Dr Abd Latif Mohmod in his speech read by FRIM Forest Biodiversity Director Dr Lillian Chua at [...]

FRIM welcomes private reforestation initiatives2019-02-19T08:05:51+08:00

FRIM to assist in mangrove conservation in Penang

22 January 2019 (Tuesday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Dato’ Abd Latif Mohmod and Deputy DG (Research) Dr Samsudin Musa visited Penang on 12 January to discuss the possibility of assisting the state in the conservation and rehabilitation of mangroves related to the proposed Penang South Reclamation Project. Representatives of SRS, State Government and JPNPP posing for a group picture. Samsudin (third from left), Rusli (fourth from left) and Abd Latif (fifth from left).  SRS representative Poh Chia Ching briefing the attendees. Following the FRIM Technology Talk held on 27 November last year [...]

FRIM to assist in mangrove conservation in Penang2019-02-01T08:34:31+08:00
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