Tagang system and the benefits to rhe community at Kampung Terbat Mawang, Serian, Sarawak

Ansley, Angelina and Wong, Swee Kiong and Sanggin, Spencer Empading (2017) Tagang system and the benefits to rhe community at Kampung Terbat Mawang, Serian, Sarawak. Journal of Borneo Kalimantan, 3 (2). pp. 16-22. ISSN 2289-2583

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Tagang system is a method used to conserve an aquatic life. In Sabah, this system has been implemented since 2003 and known as tagal system. Due to its benefits to the community and aquatic life in Sabah, Sarawak Agriculture Department adopted and extended the tagal system to the people of Sarawak, especially in rural areas. In Iban language, the term tagal system is known as tagang system, which means ‘prohibit or prevent’ or ‘do not’, but in the Bidayuh language, it is known as tegang system. Terbat Mawang village which is located near Kedup River was chosen for the Tagang Project. Tagang Project was implemented officially in 2006. However, because of the drought in 2009, this project was almost terminated. The objective of this paper is to assess the benefits of the tagang system to the community. The outcome of this study shows that the acceptance and cooperation between the community and the department of agriculture are essential for

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: benefit, community, tagang system, Terbat Mawang, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Institute of Borneo Studies
Depositing User: Abg Othman
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2018 07:29
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2018 07:29
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/19252

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