Aquaculture development is carried out through the Fishermen Community Aquaculture Capacity Enhancement programme with a focus on the involvement of the Fishermen’s Association target group.
The objectives of the programme are as follows:
LKIM encourages the involvement and investment of the private sector in the field of aquaculture to operate and develop high impact aquaculture projects (High Impact Project, HIP) within the Aquaculture Industrial Zone (ZIA) on lands owned by LKIM.
Number of Fishermen’s Associations involved in aquaculture projects by state:
Prawn Farming in Ponds, LKIM Aquaculture Park in Badong, Pekan, Pahang through investment and involvement of the private sector.
Prawn Farming Project in Ponds (Phase 2) in Telaga Air, Sarawak by PNK Satang Biru.
Caged Fish Farming Project of PNK Teluk Bahang at Pantai Kamloon, Penang.
Caged tilapia fish farming at Pantai Kamloon, Penang by PNK Teluk Bahang.
Lobster breeding centre in Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan by the Fishermen’s Association of Port Dickson.
Fish Farming in Ponds Project in Seri Menanti by the Fishermen’s Association of Negeri Sembilan