26 August 2022
How digital unleashes the potential of bioresource and traditional knowledge
A project envisioned by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Sarawak Biodiversity Centre (SBC) aims to help Sarawak’s community-based sector and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) recover from the business crisis affected by COVID-19, with the support of Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation (SDEC) and Ministry of International Trade, Industry and Investment Sarawak (MINTRED). A total of 6 communities; Rumah Bajau, Julau, Rumah Janang, Selangau, Rumah Machup, Roban, Rumah Emak, Kapit, Kampung Kuala Medalam, Limbang and Kampung Jemoreng, Matu participated due to their richness of Sekiu Oil and Engkabang Butter which has the capacity to be fully developed product. Capacity building workshops were organized via online to enhance community’s knowledge and skill in entrepreneurship as well as to advance the market expansion towards e-commerce.