Malaysia and the Lure of ‘Smart Farming…

During an October trip to Azerbaijan, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad was wowed by a visit to a high-tech farm belonging Azersun, a major agribusiness conglomerate stretching from farming to food production to retail. The 35-hectare farm the premier visited grows vegetables such as tomatoes, chilies, eggplant and cucumbers using state-of-the-art technology that has become known as “smart farming.”

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