Several researchers from Institute of Tropical Biodiversity and Sustainable Development (IBTPL) of Universiti Malaysia Terengganu took privilege to participate in Pesolar 2018 organized by Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS). Its a tremendous achievement for the Social-economy Development wing of IBTPL because participants secured 10 book chapters in 10 books. Also, the social-economy development wing had opportunity for strategic collaborative research as well as publications with Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation, UMS.