A One Stop Agency will be set up to provide overall services in Bio Desaru. It will also provide lab-to-market advisory service, professional consultation on IT, biotech farming solutions, state-of-the-art technology, etc.
The functions of the agency are as follows:
It will formulate governing policies to ensure that good practices are being observed.
Various task forces will be set up to ensure efficient and smooth running of operations and activities. The task forces will be responsible of possessing and control of plants, license, permit procedures and compliance assessment and approval.
They will also be responsible for promotion and establishment of biotechnology farming, standards evaluation and organic farm certification.
Promotion, Branding & Distribution
The task force will be responsible for promoting and establishing the Bio Desaru Brand name.
It will set up processing facilities for Bio Desaru farm produce and unify product packaging. Sales & marketing will be another of its important function, as will be the running of the Distribution Centre.
Education & Information
Seminars, workshops and events on related topics will be organized to update investors and educate consumers on the latest technology available. It will also organize campaigns to arouse public awareness.
Training courses and programmes on IT Farming techniques, genetic engineering, etc., will be organized in collaboration with investing corporations. Learning centres or institutions will be set up to provide courses on Biotechnology related topics.
The agency will supply foreign labour to the farms as required, at the same time provide public transportation facilities within the vicinity.
It will also set up an Information Centre to educate public on various related farming topics, promote the concept of healthy and wholesome way of life, as well as set up general public amenities.