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||LPPKN - National Population and Family Development Board, Malaysia: Population and Family Research Division
||UNCPD, Population, Food security, Nutrition, Sustainable development
||Statement by Mr. Abdul Shukur Abdullah, Director General of National Population and Family Development Board, representative of Malaysia at the 54th session of the Commission on Population and Development: general debate on population, food security, nutrition and sustainable development, 19 - 23 April 2021, New York.
||Malaysia’s population currently stands at 32,760,284 and is increasing at the rate of 0.6 percent per annum. Increased population increases food demand. Annually, Malaysia spends approximately USD8.33 billion (RM34.5 billion) on import of food supply, pointing to increased dependency food import purchases.