TECHNICAL TOURS

Technical tours to oil palm plantation, palm oil mill, refinery and R&D facilities.

In conjunction with PIPOC 2023, technical tour will be held on Monday, 6 November 2023 tothe selected destinations for its participants. The tours enable participants to experience and
gain new knowledge in various aspects of oil palm industry in Malaysia. These are the optionsof PIPOC 2023 technical tour:

OPTION A: PLANTATION & MILL

Malaysia is the world second largest producer of oil palm. Visit to the oil palm plantation
is a must while you are in Malaysia. Visit a plantation and mill to gain close experiences in
managing an oil palm estate and palm oil mill, and learn how to improve productivity and
optimise resources. Participants can take this opportunity to gain knowledge and advice from
experienced estate and mill managers.

1) Sime Darby Plantation, Carey Island, Selangor

Sime Darby Plantation (SDP) located in Carey Island, Selangor one of the Company’s oil palm
plantation areas in West Malaysia. One of the most attractive places is Palm Oil Experience
Centre (POEC) which is designed to be an educational hub where visitors can learn more
about palm oil as well as SDP’s complete value chain of operations from oil palm cultivation
and processing to the production of palm oil products. It features a main gallery, a dedicated
exhibition area showcasing SDP’s sustainability initiatives, a mini theatre, a Café (Caffé Alba)
and a souvenir shop featuring products of SDP’s subsidiary, Sime Darby Oils. Besides that,
the visitors will experience oil palm fruits harvesting.

2) Felda Tun Razak Agricultural Research and Development Centre (PPPTR), Jerantut, Pahang

Felda Tun Razak Agricultural Research and Development Centre was officially opened in
1972. It was established to address the need for science-driven agricultural innovation to
leverage on nature’s bounty to bring prosperity to the nation. The activities will be held such
as visit the FGV Analytical Laboratory, visit Seed Production Laboratory and explanation of
Best Agricultural Practice (GAP) for harvesting, integrated pest management and oil palm
breeding programme.

OPTION B: MPOB RESEARCH STATION

MPOB Kluang Research Station, Kluang, Johor was established in 1979. The size of this
station is 841 hectares and 98% of it is being used for research activities. This station has the
largest oil palm germplasma collection in the world. The species collection consists ofElaeis
guineensisandElaeis oleifera. During the visit, participants will visit MPOB world largest
germplasm collection, breeding and agronomic activity, replanting activity, crop/ animal
integration and many more.

Julia Madzuin Muda julia@mpob.gov.my Tel: +603-8769 4512

Mohd Ramzan Rusli ramzan@mpob.gov.my Tel: +603-8769 4435

Fax: +603-8925 2850