About Lembaga Pertubuhan Peladang (LPP)
Farmers’ Organisation Authority of Malaysia (LPP) was formed on 14 February, 1973 through the legislation of LPP Act 1973 (Act 110), Farmers’ Organisation Authority Act. The formation of LPP was aimed at assisting in improving economy and social well-being of the agro society under one body that plays a specific role.
The Act 109 of the Farmers’ Organisation Act 1973 was specifically enacted to restructure farmers’ associations and agriculture based cooperatives. Under this Act, farmers’ associations were abolished and reregistered as farmers’ organisations, meanwhile, agriculture based cooperatives became member units to PP (Farmersâ€™ Associations). Currently, there are 1531 agriculture based cooperatives and 119 farmers’ associations that serve the agro societies in rural area.