Given Plantations labour shortages in both Indonesia and Malaysia, the industry must automate harvesting soonest in a decisively novel and comprehensive manner.
The collaborative project proposed hereafter only indicates paths to potential solutions.
This is a collaborative project concerning both Indonesia and Malaysia hence a project that qualifies for EU funding with co-funding by Malaysia & Indonesia Authorities & R&D funding from planters with a planted land banks over a quarter million hectares.
This project is therefore mentioned here in not too many details to sound the industry’s willingness to address this issue in a collaborative effort involving planters, research institutes, tech firms and Governmental Authorities.
Contact François Paradis at [email protected].