"Go Green" community engagement
In collaboration with Petrosains PlaySmart Kuantan and Yayasan Pahang, final year students of biomanufacturing engaged in a series fun, interactive and educational activities with two (2) different schools in Kuantan area: Sains School Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah and Al-Irsyad Islamic Secondary School. The event which was held on a weekend of 1st November 2014 in Kompleks Yayasan Pahang area featuring Aquaponics Farming System as the most sustainable food production system without the use of hazardous agrochemical fertilizers, enhancers or fertilizers. The event was also part of Knowledge Transfer Program funded by the Ministry of Education Malaysia. It was attended by more than 120 participants including students, teachers, parents and members of the public. The program aims to increase environmental awareness of the community as well giving real opportunity for UMP students to engage with community and showed their cognitive and Psychomotor capability in constructing environmentally-friendly technology for farming and food production system.