For our alumnus Wilson Dunggat Anak Busut, the opportunity to contribute to the development of the palm oil industry, one of Sarawak’s Priority Industries, is in line with his personal quest to transform the lives of small landowners, especially those from the B40 income group. This noble initiative is indeed a shining example of his determination to build economic and social value into his daily activities!
Wilson is an Assistant Plantation Executive at the Federal Land Consolidation and Rehabilitation Authority (FELCRA Berhad). FELCRA is involved in the following areas/sectors: oil palm, rubber, paddy, fertiliser(s), property, livestock and agrifood-related businesses. Currently, FELCRA manages land owned by more than 112,000 individuals (small landowners/smallholders, known as “Participants”).
Wilson manages Phase 1 of the Ever Herald Oil Palm Estate in Betong. With regard to his duties, he highlighted, “I oversee the daily operation(s) of Phase 1 of the estate which covers 871 hectares. My scope of work covers a wide range of activities such as monitoring crop yields, fertigation, nursery management, staff deployment, maintenance work(s), safety, and various human resources- related matters.”
Sharing on his studies at Sarawak Skills Kuching, he highlighted, “I would like to thank my instructors and staff members for their tremendous support and encouragement! They inspired me to strive for excellence in my studies and prepared me for the real world!”
His message to current students of Sarawak Skills and i-CATS: There is no success without effort. During your studies, work closely with your classmates to achieve your career and life goals. Participate in co-curricular activities!