Entry Point Projects (EPPs) GNI  million Job Private Investment
(RM million)
Public Investment
(RM million)
1 National Seaweed Nucleus 420 13,788 359 182
2 Sabah Agro Industrial Precint (SAIP) 195 399 584 94
3 Taman Kekal Pengeluaran Makanan (TKPM) 35 479 13 47
4 Integrated Marine Fish Culture 710 1,981 804 21
5 Swiflet Commercial Centre (SCC) 405 7,648 167 13
6 High Finned Grouper & Barramundi 995 760 118 32
7 Integrated Shrimp Aquaculture 267 3,626 716 48
8 Sea Cucumber & Tiger Grouper Combine Culture 555 930 100 41

Total

3,582 29,611 2,861 478

EPP 6 : HIGH FINNED GROUPER & BARRAMUNDI
EPP 7 : INTEGRATED SHRIMP AQUACULTURE IN PINTASAN & TELAGA
EPP 8 : SEA CUCUMBER AND TIGER GROUPER COMBINE CULTURE

| Chicken FarmTiger Prawn Farms in Tawau  |  Prawn Hatcheries in Tawau   |  TACARA Tawau Carrageenan 
| Shrimp Farming in Tawau |
 Fisheries and Food industries  IMMIGRATION  |  CUSTOMS  |

Sea Cucumber

EPP 8 : SEA CUCUMBER AND TIGER GROUPER COMBINE CULTURE


Key outcomes of the EPP

   
Fish production 12,600 tones & Sea Cucumber production 2,304 tones.
Achieve consistent survival rate of over 70%
Create a minimum 930 job opportunities
Improve skill level of local workers especially in handling and husbandry
Maintain a minimum 50% of total output for local consumption
Achieve local and international quality certification ASC, SPLAM & others
   
 

What needs to be done?

 
  Allocation of land at proposed project site
Support of government / private financial institution
Continuous training of local workers to improve handling and husbandry skills
Improvement in basic infrastructure (roads, piped water, electricity)
 
 

Key Challenges

 
  Small scaled production & located far from processing facility
Low production volumes & low quality produce
Availability / formulation of sustainable fish feed
Maintain water quality at major rivers / coastal areas
Improved air connectivity to major consuming market (in terms of loads & frequency)
 
   

Mitigation Plan

    Engage UMS / feed mills to formulate sustainable feed & local food processors / slaughter houses for purchase their meat refuse
Laboratory to test water quality before discharging into grow-out ponds
Upgrade of air-cargo facility to utilize live fish export containers enable to carry higher volume (500kg vs 5kg)
Setup in-house grow out farms

Facilities
Deep freezer (-48C) Capacity 10 tons per day
Cold Storage (-18C) Capacity Storage 400 tons  
Facilities
Air drying facility
Capacity: 500kg per cycle
Drying time: 8 hours
Sea Ranching with Local Community Aim: Alleviate rural poverty
Distribute 1,500 sea cucumber, 60% survival rate
Ranching output 900 sea cucumber per year (1 kg each)
Contract buyback price RM40/kg
Annual alternative income RM36,000 (RM3,000 per month3 participants 1st year

End Product
Frozen & Cleaned Sea Cucumber
Dried & Cleaned Sea Cucumber
Live Tiger Grouper export via air cargo
Job opportunity At Nursery & Grow-Out Farms
Blue Collar: 350
White Collar: 100
Job opportunity At Processing Plant & Technology Center
Blue Collar: 350
White Collar: 130

Hatchery & Nursery
Kg Binsuluk (5 acres)
Grow Out Farms (300 acres)
Kuala Penyu & Kg Binsuluk
Kg Rumbiso, Matunggung
Kg Rosoh, Kota Marudu
Kuala Abai, Kota Belud
Integrated Processing Plant (8 acres)
Sabah Agro-Industrial Preinct, Kimanis
R&D Facility
SAIP Technology Park Hatchery Technology
KKIP Technology Park Processing Research


 

 Edited on August 15, 2014 02:50:02 PM  by Michael

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