WEDNESDAY, 10 DECEMBER – Borneo Marine Research Institute (IPMB) Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) is expected to launch an Aquaculture Partner community come next year.
This was stated by Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) UMS, Professor Dr. Shahril Yusof when opening the workshop on Sustainable Aquaculture Industry With the Community Workshop organised by UMS IPMB HiCoe Programme.
According to him, the existence of Aquaculture Partner would provide opportunities for knowledge and research sharing of UMS with the surrounding community and the industry who were involved in aquaculture.
“With the formation of Aquaculture Partner, information can be disseminated to operators better and faster,” he said.
Earlier, Director of IPMB, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rossita Shapawi said the two-day workshop among others, aimed to share expertise in sustainable aquaculture technology to entrepreneurs.
A total of 40 participants from the Fishermen’s Youth Group (KUBENA) Kota Belud, Ko-Nelayan Sabah, Sabah Economic Development Investment Authority (SEDA), Danis Aquaculture, local companies as well as private breeders and fishermen participated in the workshop. – ZMD (fl)
Photo: Asrafuddin Ismail, IPMB
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