The ASEAN Regional Integration Support by the EU (ARISE) Plus is a regional programme for the ASEAN region. The EUR 3 million Arise Plus Malaysia Project is fully funded by the European Union (EU).
Government of Malaysia
The project was designed and is implemented jointly with the Government of Malaysia, in collaboration with the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MITI). Partners for project implementation include the Department of Standards (DSM) https://www.jsm.gov.my Malaysia, Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) https://www.matrade.gov.my/en/, the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industries (MAFI) http://www.mafi.gov.my/, the Department of Agriculture (DOA) http://www.doa.gov.my/, the Department of Veterinary Services Malaysia (DVS) http://www.dvs.gov.my/, the Department of Fisheries (DOF) https://www.dof.gov.my/ and the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC) https://www.mpic.gov.my/mpi/en/.
A Steering Committee co-chaired by the MITI and the EU Delegation to Malaysia will ensure the overall project governance.
Final project beneficiaries are Malaysian micro, small and medium-size enterprises (MSMEs), including producers, processors, collectors, traders, exporters, as well as women workers throughout and along the selected products value chains.