Malaysian Kenaf Industry Leader Introducing Organic Kenaf as an Agent to Reduce Carbon Footprint at Dubai Expo 2020


Kuala Lumpur, 15 December, 2021 – Kenaf  Venture Global (KVG) a leader in Malaysian kenaf industry is representing Malaysia as panel speaking on mitigating climate change and reducing greenhouse gases using kenaf organic crop and material at Dubai Expo 2020.

The participation is particularly to take place on 23rd January to 29th January 2022. Among the objectives of the participation are to explore kenaf at global level and at the same time invite social enterprises and impact investors to Malaysia.

Commencing from 1st October 2021 to 31st March 2022, Dubai Expo 2020 welcomes delegates from over 190 countries aims at gathering established corporations to engage in views exchange with the theme “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”.

The company is very much interested in producing the crop on a large scale and application due to its potential and uniqueness; unlike other commodities, kenaf is a practical crop for cultivation. Moreover, kenaf biomass would appear as potential for great renewable resources, besides its organic material is recognized by the Kyoto Protocol to be effective in mitigating global warming. 

The exclusive features of kenaf even allows the crop to be integrated as part of building component in Malaysia housing industry. Malaysia government has pledged to invest RM6 billion in long term housing project using kenaf-based industrial building material and technology. The company receives full support from the Malaysia government; as such, the direction of KVG in nurturing sustainability.

“In the meantime, we are also keen on establishing international partnership for   social enterprises prior to the expoThe collaboration can bring both parties to a greater  extent in terms of interests for the society and environment”, said Jazman Shahar Abdollah, the CEO of KVG Group of Companies.

Since the crop is practical and dynamic the company continues to operate despite the Covid-19 pandemic and actively contributing to all layers of society. The workforce under KVG and the group of companies are not affected with retrenchment or downsizing including the supply chain for kenaf. Apart from this, KVG aspires to continuously be of assistance to those in need during these trying times in any way possible.