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Industry in Campus elevates students interest in the dairy industry
Published on: Monday, March 20, 2023
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Industry in Campus elevates students interest in the dairy industry
From left, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Haji Megat Najmuddin, Chairman of Farm Fresh Berhad, Prof Emeritus Dato' Dr Ibrahim Komoo, Chairman of Universiti Putra Malaysia Board of Directors, Azmi Zainal, Group Chief Operating Officer of Farm Fresh Berhad, Dato’ Prof Dr Mohd Roslan Sulaiman, Vice Chancellor of Universiti Putra Malaysia together with Dato’ Seri Khaled Nordin, Minister of Higher Education, while he was signing the plaque and at the same time launching the Document Exchange Ceremony at Farm Fresh @ UPM.
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) together with Farm Fresh Bhd (FFB) continues their collaboration to further develop an Edutourism Centre to increase the interest of students to venture into the dairy industry as well as nurturing their love towards agriculture by signing a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA), today.

The Minister of Higher Education, Dato’ Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin, also attended this MoA ceremony held at Industrial Centre of Excellence, Farm Fresh at UPM.

Dato’ Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin, The Minister of Higher Education

This strategic collaboration strengthens teaching and learning activities revolving around the dairy farming processes, as well as supporting research and innovation effort in the focus area of universities and industries.

From left, Dato’ Prof Dr Mohd Roslan Sulaiman, Vice Chancellor, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Haji Megat Najmuddin, Chairman of Farm Fresh Berhad, Dato’ Seri Khaled Nordin, Minister of HIgher Education, Prof Emeritus Dato' Dr Ibrahim Komoo, Chairman of Universiti Putra Malaysia Board of Directors, and Azmi Zainal, Group Chief Operating Officer of Farm Fresh Berhad, pictured with a cheque worth RM1.1 million ringgit from Farm Fresh Berhad to Universiti Putra Malaysia

Vice Chancellor of UPM, Dato’ Prof. Dr. Mohd Roslan Sulaiman said this agreement covers teaching and learning, research and innovation, student entrepreneurship activities as well as related skills training for UPM staff and students.

Meanwhile, Group Chief Operating Officer of Farm Fresh Berhad, Azmi Zainal said this Industry in Campus collaboration will allow students to undergo industrial training and gain experience at Farm Fresh Berhad as well as prepare themselves to compete in the working sector.

Azmi Zainal, Group Chief Operating Officer of Farm Fresh Berhad

This initiative indirectly supports the 3rd Objective of UPM Strategic Plan 2021-2025 -to Create A Sustainable Industry and Community Networking Ecosystem – UPM

For more info, please contact:

Dahlan Ismail Abu Bakar

Ketua

Seksyen Komunikasi Korporat dan Pengurusan Majlis

Pusat Strategi dan Perhubungan Korporat (PSPK), UPM

HP: 017-397 7808

Email: [email protected]

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