Seminar

Seminar on Community Involvement In Sustainable Bio-Resource And Biotechnology Utilisation

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TENTATIVE PROGRAMME

DAY 1: 5 September 2006 (Tuesday)

7.45 – 8.40 a.m. Registration of Participants

8.50 a.m. Arrival of Guest of Honour

YB Datuk Seri Panglima Joseph Pairin Kitingan

Deputy Chief Minister of Sabah cum

Minister of Rural Development

9.00 a.m. Welcoming Remarks by YB Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Hj. Mulia

Chairman of IDS (Sabah)

9.10 a.m. Keynote Address by YB Datuk Seri Panglima

Joseph Pairin Kitingan

9.40 a.m. Souvenir presentation to Guest of Honour

9.50 a.m. TEA BREAK

SESSION ONE: COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN OPTIMIZING BIO-RESOURCES

Session

Chairperson : Dr. Martin Abraham

National Coordinator

United Nation Development Programme

10.20 a.m. Introductory remarks by the chairperson

10.30 a.m. Paper 1

Community Awareness Through Conservation & Sustainable Use

of Biodiversity and Income Generation

Che Aniha Dato Che Isahak, Wanita Innovatif Jaya Diri

11.00 a.m. Question and Answer

11.20 a.m. Paper 2

Community Participation in Eco-Tourism:

The Red Ape Encounters Experience

En. Sahdin Lias, Red Ape Encounters & Adventures Sdn. Bhd.

11.50 a.m. Question and Answer

12.10 p.m. Paper 3

Community Initiative in Managing Bio-Resource Utilisation

Mr. Adrian Lasimbang, PACOS Trust

12.40 p.m. Question and Answer

1.00 p.m. LUNCH

SESSION TWO: POVERTY: STRATEGIES AND INITIATIVES

Session

Chairperson : YBhg. Datuk Dr. Mohd. Yaakub Hj. Johari, J.P.

Executive Director,

Institute for Development Studies (Sabah)

2.00 p.m. Introductory remarks by the chairperson

2.10 p.m. Paper 4

Efforts to Empower Community Through The Essential Oil

Production in Sabah

En. Mohd. Murray Hunter, KUKUM

2.40 p.m. Question and Answer

3.00 p.m. Paper 5

Community Empowerment and Poverty Alleviation: Strategies,

Challenges and Efforts

School of Social Science, UMS

(Speaker to be determined)

3.30 p.m. Question and Answer

3.50 p.m. Paper 6

Poverty Alleviation Programs in Sabah

Ministry of Rural Development Sabah

(Speaker to be determined)

4.20 p.m. Question and Answer

4.40 p.m. Summary and Concluding Remarks

5.10 p.m. REFRESHMENT

END OF DAY ONE

DAY 2: 9th August 2006 (Wednesday)

SESSION THREE: EFFORTS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY UTILISATION

9.15 a.m. MORNING TEA BREAK

Session

Chairperson : Dr. Jualang @ Azlan Gansau

Lecturer, Universiti Malaysia Sabah

9.50 a.m. Introductory remarks by the chairperson

10.00 a.m. Paper 7

Tissue Culture of Herbal Plants

Dr. Kodiswaan Kandasamy, FRIM

10.30 a.m. Question and Answer

10.50 a.m. Paper 8

Micropropagation of Pegaga: UMS Experience

Dr. Zaleha Abdul Aziz

School of Science and Technology, UMS

11.20 a.m. Question and Answer

11.40 a.m. Paper 9

Propagation of Acacia Hybrid

(mangium x auriculiformis)

Mr. Alfred Bernard, SAFODA

12.10 p.m. Question and Answer

12.30 p.m. Summary and Concluding Remarks

1.00 p.m. LUNCH

END OF SEMINAR

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Venue

The Magellan Sutera Hotel, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Contact

Dr. Peter Schier

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