Colloquium on Generating Income Oriented by Handcrafts of Sungai Berua Aboriginal Community 2016 organized by Socioeconomic Development (CSD), Kenyir research Institute (IPK) has been held to share input and information related to handicraft making to Aboriginal communities in commercialization of their products to local and international markets. This program provides information to the Aboriginal community in Kampung Sungai Berua, Hulu Terengganu to enhance their knowledge in seeking opportunities to commercialize their products and to increase their income. The program was attended by 150 people including lecturers, students from tourism course, UMT students and staffs. This program involves the agency from Department of Aboriginal (JAKOA) (Kelantan / Terengganu), Malaysia Handicraft Development Corporation (Terengganu), Ministry of Tourism and Culture of Malaysia (Terengganu) and Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP), State of Terengganu.

The program includes two sessions which are morning  session for the colloquium program and in the afternoon for the agency engagement discussion sessions. The program was held on 18 May 2016 (Wednesday) at 10.00 am to 5.00 pm at the Auditorium Mahyuddin, UMT (Colloquium Program) and Community Network Room (Agency Engagement Discussion). The program was inaugurated by Prof. Emeritus Dr. Faizah binti Mohd Sharoum, Director of IPK, UMT. The objective of the colloquium is to give exposure to improve the quality of handicraft products in accordance with standard of current market, provide knowledge and methods of marketing and commercialization of handicrafts of Aboriginal people, strengthening the skills of making handicrafts of Aboriginal communities and build partnerships with government agencies related.

 

Ucapan Aluan dan Perasmian yang disampaikan oleh Prof. Emeritus Dr. Faizah binti Mohd Sharoum, Pengarah IPK.

Welcoming and Opening Speech delivered by Prof. Emeritus Dr. Faizah binti Mohd Sharoum, Director of IPK.

 

Taklimat Peningkatan Mutu dan Kualiti Produk Kraf Mengikut Standard Pasaran Tempatan dan Antarabangsa yang disampaikan oleh En. Kamaruzaman bin Haji Idris, Pengarah Perbadanan Kemajuan Kraftangan Malaysia (Cawangan Terengganu).

Briefing on Improvement Grade and Quality of Craft Product according to Standard of Local and International Markets presented by Mr. Kamaruzaman bin Haji Idris, Director of Malaysia Handicraft Development Corporation (Terengganu).

 

Taklimat Garis Panduan Pendaftaran Program Pengalaman Homestay Malaysia yang disampaikan oleh Pn. Syarifah Aida Yusnita binti Idrus, Penolong Pegawai Tadbir Kanan Kementerian Pelancongan dan Kebudayaan Malaysia Negeri Terengganu (MOTAC).

Briefing on Registration Program Guidelines of Malaysian Homestay Experience presented by Mrs. Syarifah Aida Yusnita binti Idrus, Senior Assistant Administrative Officer, Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia of Terengganu (MOTAC).

 

Taklimat Akta Pemuliharaan Hidupan Liar 2010 (Akta 716) yang disampaikan oleh Pn. Suhainah @ Farhana binti Pejalis, Penolong Pengarah Kanan Jabatan Perhilitan Negeri Terengganu.

Briefing on Wildlife Conservation Act 2010 (Act 716) presented by Mrs. Suhainah @ Farhana binti Pejalis, Senior Assistant Director of Wildlife and National Parks Department, State of Terengganu.

 

Sesi Soal Jawab.

Q & A Session.

 

Penyampaian cenderamata kepada pihak agensi.

Souvenir presentation to the agency.

 

Penyampaian cenderamata kepada wakil komuniti Orang Asli Sungai Berua.

Souvenir presentation to representatives of Sungai Berua Aboriginal community.

 

Antara peserta yang hadir.

Among the participants.

 

Sesi perbincangan libatsama agensi Pasca Kolokium Penjanaan Pendapatan Berorientasikan Kraftangan Komuniti Orang Asli Sungai Berua.

Agency engagement discussion session – Post Colloquium on Generating Income Oriented by Handcrafts of Sungai Berua Aboriginal Community.

 

Prepared by:

Socioeconomic Development (CSD), Kenyir Research Institute (IPK), UMT