Partnership between Wikifarmer and Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Wikifarmer is always interested in building partnerships with organizations, universities, institutions, and projects worldwide. Our main goal is to democratize agriculture; we believe networking can help us achieve this. Wikifarmer and Universiti Malaysia Sabah are working together to promote agricultural studies.
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) was established on November 24, 1994 under Section 6 (1) of the University and College University Act 1971, legislated by the Malaysian government. The university is the ninth public university in Malaysia, offering a wide range of academic programmes under its 12 faculties and 3 institutes. The university now operates at three campuses. The main campus is located in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Its second campus, UMS-Labuan International Campus, was established in May 1999 in the Federal Territory of Labuan. The third campus was established in Sandakan, Sabah on May 4th, 2006. The Sandakan campus is home to one of the departments in UMS, the Faculty of Sustainable Agriculture. The university under the faculty aims to train manpower in the fields of crop production, livestock production, and horticulture and landscaping, who will assist in improving the agriculture sector of the country based on three main principles: sustainability, awareness, and high technology. Through teaching, research, innovation, and extension of sustainable agriculture, the faculty aspires to excel in the field of agriculture and to provide the latest knowledge in agriculture.