KUCHING: Regular community engagement is a vital part of any project if the latter is to be successful and sustainable.
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak’s (Unimas) Institute of Social Informatics and Technological Innovations (ISITI) director Prof Dr Narayanan Kulathuramaiyer pointed out that engagement between stakeholders and the local community must start from the very beginning until finish and possibly well beyond.
“Clearly from today’s discussion, it shows that expectations are not managed from early in the project that in turn will cause many unexpected issues and challenges to crop up along the way and even thereafter,” he said.
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