3 August 2018, Researchers from the Institute of Plantation Studies (IKP), UPM visited Malaysia Palm Oil Board (MPOB) to explore potential research collaboration. The visit was headed by IKP’s Director, Prof Datin Dr Siti Nor Akmar Abdullah. Meanwhile, Dr. Parveez Hj. Ghulam Kadir led the MPOB representatives consisting of Divisional Directors and Heads of Units.
The objectives of the establishment of the IKP in UPM as an institute which focuses on plantation research especially palm oil research were elaborated. This includes the importance of establishing research collaborations with MPOB to carry out impactful research that would benefit Malaysian palm oil industry and for economic generation. Postgraduate studies offered at IKP were also discussed, where IKP can provide opportunities for researchers from MPOB to further their post-graduate education.
The discussion resulted in both parties agreeing to carry out two types of research collaboration:
Date of Input: 30/08/2018 | Updated: 10/10/2018 | ainzubaidah
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