Category: Berita Harian

GCRF Water Security and Sustainable Development Hub Assembly (Autumn) 2019

GCRF Water Security and Sustainable Development Hub Assembly (Autumn) 2019 was held last week from 23rd to 26th September 2019 at Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour, Nusajaya, Johor. This Hub Assembly was co-organized by Centre for Environmental Sustainability (IPASA), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia and Newcastle University from United Kingdom. A total of 78 participants from United Kingdom, India, Ethiopia, Colombia and Malaysia had gathered at this annual Hub Assembly with the aim to finalise the Work Stream plans for the coming 12 months of the GCRF Water Security and Sustainable Development Hub (the Hub), with outline plans to the mid-term of the programme, and impacts around the Work Stream activities. Furthermore, the purpose of this Hub Assembly is to gain an understanding of the specific water security context in Malaysia and how the Hub can work together to address these issues. At the same time, through this Hub Assembly, not only partnerships across the Hub can be refreshed and re-energised, formation of new connections particularly among the Early Career Researchers (ECRs) and other stakeholders are facilitated as well.

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UTM PROFESSOR IN THE NATIONAL 5G TASK FORCE 2019

Prof. Dr. Tharek Abdul Rahman attended The National 5G Task Force Mid-Term Report handover ceremony that was held at the MCMC Old Building in Cyberjaya. The 5G Special Task Force has presented its Mid-Term Report to YB Gobind Singh Deo, Minister of Communication and Multimedia.

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GCRF Introductory Workshops with Stakeholders of Sg. Johor River Basin

Recently, the Centre of Environmental Sustainability and Water Security (IPASA), UTM had successfully organised two Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Introductory Workshops aimed to introduce the recently awarded GCRF project to the stakeholders of Sg. Johor River Basin. Both workshops were held at Hotel Impiana, Senai, Johor. The first introductory workshop was held on 18th of June, attended by various federal and state government agencies, private agencies and academicians. The second workshop was held on the 25th of June attended by various environment and water related NGOs, local community representatives (i.e.: Penghulu, Ketua Kampung, Tok Batin Orang Asli, and Wakil Persatuan Nelayan). The participants were full of enthusiasm and actively involved themselves in the group discussions. Plenty of on-ground knowledge and experiences were shared among the participants. Both workshops ended at 4.30 pm with a closing remark by the principal investigator.

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Community-Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) Program in Kundang, Selangor

UTM’s commitment to support public-private-academic-civil society (PPACP) partnership for strengthening disaster resilience. We co-implemented evidence-based local actions, advocacy campaigns at the local level and in developing partnerships and coalitions for resilience.

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