A look at Malaysia's 'smart villages'
Malaysia is currently constructing environmentally sustainable villages to tackle rural proverty, using simple farming methods.
Jennifer Pak has been to visit one modern farm that grows a range of crops as well as efficiently farming chicken and fish - all thanks to plastic pots which have a "smart valve" to regulate water and nutrients.
The houses in the village are also quick and cheap, because they are built using Styrofoam.
26 Sep 2012
- From the section Business