KUCHING: The people of Dalat fully support the initiative of the state government to develop the sago industry with zero waste, said its assemblywoman Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah.

She pointed out that sago is one of the major agricultural commodities which contributed to Sarawak’s revenue and that as the leading sago producer in Malaysia, Sarawak exported sago starch produce worth RM80 million to RM90 million every year.

“Mukah Division produces about 88 percent of the total sago production in the state and 52 percent of the sago production in Mukah comes from rumbia plantations in Dalat.

Aye to zero-waste sago industry