Malaysian Pepper Board (MPB) Betong Branch Office is located at Lot 655, Block 4 Batu Api Land District, Ulu Layar, 95707 Betong, Sarawak. It oversees the pepper industry activities covering Bukit Saban, Layar, Saribas, Pusa, Krian, Kalaka and Kabong areas.
Main responsibilities of the office are:
- Implementing the Pepper Planting Development Programmes by distributing agricultural inputs, farm equipment and farm infrastructure assistance;
- Carrying out Trading Activities in spot and field purchases from pepper farmers and entrepreneurs;
- Conducting training and extension activities through Pepper Production Courses (KTPL), Transfer of Technology (TOT) Programmes and In-Situ courses to improve farmer’s knowledge in various aspects of new techniques particularly in pepper farm management;
- Provide technical support on pepper processing and grading techniques at farm level to produce quality pepper.
Mr. Jekim Jirap
Lot 655, Block 4
Batu Api Land District, Ulu Layar
P.O. Box 2019
95707 Betong, Sarawak