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  • Learn More About TROCARI

    Tropical Catchments Research Initiative – is a multi-stakeholder platform for the development of academic and society Read More

  • Fieldwork Diary

    Fieldtrip to palm oil estate in peat catchment, South Selangor (February 2014) – Wendy Lim (UNIMAS) and Richard Ade Adesiji (UPM) collect a water sample from one of the tube wells using a plastic bailer. The next photograph below shows Fitriah Azizan (UTM) inspecting a small fish caught by Dr Stephanie Evers (UNMC). Dr Alex Sayok (UNIMAS) […] Read More

  • Student Profiles

    Information can be found here on the students and research officers working on TROCARI projects Read More

  • Palm oil Roundtable: A moderator’s critical reflections
    Palm oil Roundtable: A moderator’s critical reflections On the evening of Wednesday 9th December 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, five panellists, including representatives from the palm oil industry, NGO community, the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and two Malaysian university researchers answered questions on the theme of ‘academia, environmental sustainability and palm oil’.  As moderator […]
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  • Congratulations to TROCARI! MOU on Tropical Peatland Research signed
    On Friday 11th April 2014, three Malaysian universities (University Nottingham Malaysia Campus, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and Universiti Sarawak Malaysia) and one non-governmental organisation (Global Environment Centre) put pen to paper to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Peatland Research. The MoU serves to recognize the existing environment of cooperation between the parties and pave […]
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  • Who do natural scientists, engineers and social scientists need most? Each other of course!
    Imagine if it was the norm for all different kinds of academic researchers, regardless of disciplinary background to work together effectively to address real world problems? It may not be everyone’s cup of tea but there is a growing call for stronger and better collaborations between scientists and engineers across the pedagogical divide. More specifically […]
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  • NGOs and Governmental agencies collaborate on Peat Initiative
    There is no doubting the rising agenda of Selangor’s peatlands to an ever growing number of stakeholders. This is most recently demonstrated in the high turn out and support for a research initiative focusing on one of the state’s largest peat catchments.  On Thursday 28th November, a seminar was held in Shah Alam to present […]
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  • Interest in tropical peatlands at international palm oil expo
    This picture shows TROCARI team members, Rory Padfield, Khadijah Syayuti and Fitriah Azizan next to their poster at PIPOC 2013, one one of the largest palm oil conferences and expos held in Asia. Our poster was titled: “Research agendas for tropical peatland: a stakeholder engagement exercise in Malaysia”. On balance the poster generated a fair […]
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