Friday, August 22, 2014


Two ISDEV lecturers, Dr. Mohd Shukri Hanapi and Dr. Zahri Hamat were given a great opportunity to be among the presenters at the International Social Development Conference 2014 (ISDC 2014). With the theme on "Helping Professions and Social Services: Enhancing Well – being”, the conference was held at Bayview Hotel, Langkawi, Kedah, from 12 to 13 August 2014. The conference was organized by the School of Social Development, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM). 

Dr Mohd. Shukri shares his findings on the social well-being of farmers in Perlis.

The participants of this conference included academics and students, social workers as well as as counsellors, psychologists, therapists and health professionals, rehabilitation personnel, government agencies, Non-governmental Organizations and private practitioners who came from all parts of the world. Both lecturers presented on the second day of the two-day programme. Their papers were presented during the concurrent session with the sub-theme on "Religion and Spirituality in Social Welfare".

Dr Zahri presented his paper on spirituality, fatwa and zakat assessment of paddy farmers in Malaysia

Dr. Mohd Shukri Hanapi presented on Perakaunan Zakat Padi dan Hubungkaitnya Dengan Kesejahteraan Sosial Petani: Kajian Kes di Negeri Perlis (Zakat Accounting of Paddy and Its Relationship with the Social Well-being of Farmers: Case Study in the State of Perlis) while Dr. Zahri Hamat presented on Spiritualiti, Fatwa dan Taksiran Zakat Usahawan Padi di Malaysia (Spirituality, Fatwa and Zakat Assessment.of Paddy Entrepreneurs in Malaysia).

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