SECOND BATCH OF 13 INTERNS RECEIVE CERTIFICATES FOR COMPLETING CIP
18 March 2019 : On 18 March 2019, 13 interns of the second batch of Conservation Internship Programme (CIP) for Forest Management Certification (FMC) received their certificates in a ceremony held at the Waterfront Hotel.
The 9-month CIP which consists of classrooms and in-situ lectures, hands-on learning, fieldwork, and assessment is viewed by the industry as a strategic investment in capacity building. Under the RIMBA set-up, the interns are exposed to the intense working environment of research works as they collaborated with international renowned researchers on site. To date, most of the graduates are employed by the timber industry players.
The Chief Executive Officer of Sarawak Forestry Corporation Sdn Bhd (SFCSB), Haji Zolkipli Bin Mohamad Aton presented the certificates to the interns, witnessed by STA Honorary Treasurer, Mr Philip Choo Kwong Hui, who was in attendance to represent the Chairman of STA, Pemanca Datuk Wong Kie Yik. Also present at the ceremony were representatives from Harwood Timber Sdn Bhd, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) as well as officers from both SFCSB and STA.
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