1. The suggestion to shift the minds of youths today to venture to the agriculture sector is a brilliant idea and could somehow reinstate most possible jobs that might loss due to the coming of industry 4.0.
2. Improving plans or develop new plans of the policy makers and encouraging the youth to venture in the entrepreneurship by adopting technologies such as the artificial intelligence capable of becoming a smart assistant, robotic or robots programme to perform tasks with minimum human intervention, Internet of Things, 3D printing.
3. In reshaping business with Artificial Intelligence, organizational levels have to change their workers’ skill sets and to improve productivity. The current skill sets will be augmented and reduction in workforce. These can be overcome through training and absorbing new skills.
4. The important to have the knowledge in assessing the environment and agricultural trend and their patterns in order to make the right decisions in venturing the agriculture industry. The Third Sabah Agricultural Policy 2015-2024 also outlined the development of human capital especially in agricultural sector. National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS) also provide guidance and focus on enhancing Sabah’s human capital development, across all industries in Sabah. On the educational institutional side, the Malaysian Education Blueprint 2015-2025 outlined the stages and phases on encouraging youth to not just be a job seeker but also a job creator.
5. The creation of “agriculture app” which include the information such as crops yield analysis, spreading, diagnosis of diseases, field monitoring, variable rate of fertilities, soil erosion, smart data, and water source. With the help of this app, it might increase the efficiency of management for crops, land, production and any business related in agriculture.
6. Management of the big data. Real data is to confirm supply and demand of work force in agriculture to indicate basic need of big data in the sector. Sabah needs a platform for big data in agriculture, to transform rural livelihoods with the power of information.
7. To adapt the entrepreneurship and ICT skills in all courses offered for graduates in higher learning institution.
8. Financially, MyAgrosis offers a programme on gaining access to start up entrepreneurship. It is a platform where the new entrepreneurs could request for support in term of equipment, machinery and raw materials.
9. Prospects of Job Creation for Youth Employment through Entrepreneurship in Sabah proposed by SME Sabah. The two main projects which has a big potential to be developed in Sabah are as follows:
- Tropical fruits farming for exports (Durians) and
- Free-lance licence tour guide
10. In order to venture into digital entrepreneur, these young generations need to increase the knowledge related to digital marketing and current trends of businesses.
11. To set up an entrepreneurship and development centre/institute, focusing on training and as a ‘start-up’ program for the youth. The training will focus on enhancing the soft and technical skills of the youth. The speaker made some recommendation on the available financial assistant such as Federal Agricultural Malaysia Authority (FAMA), Small and Medium Enterprise (SMEs), MARA, TERAJU, Tabung Ekonomi Kumpulan Usahawan Niaga (TEKUN).
12. To increase the security. The speaker advise that those who commercialising their businesses using digital entrepreneurs, have to use ‘Blockchain’ technology in ensuring the security of their online business. This technology basically will prevent any parties to access sensitive data without the permission of the owner.
13. Establishment of vocational school, techno park as a platform for research and business development, innovation centre dedicated for young people interested in digital technologies.
14. Parents with disabled child have to encourage and motivate their child to be independent. They need to know the right channel to get any assistant from the government or NGOs. Parents also need to know any the right kind of trainings or schools that provide specific education for their child needs.
15. The government needs to increase the availability of facilities such as special primary/secondary school and a university for disabled students. It is important to have these facilities nowadays in order to help this group to be able to get a qualified academic qualification and professional skills for the future undertakings.
16. The disabled person can reach Ministry of Health and People’s Well-being, Department of Human Resources or organizations for/of the disabled to start their business by providing them with financial aid that varies between RM 500 to RM 5000.
17. To increase awareness and better understandings of the needs of disabled person.
18. The speaker emphasise that there are plenty of jobs that could be handle by a disabled person by training them such as administrator, lawyer, teacher/lecture, counsellor, culinary, masseurs and librarians, provided they being given the opportunity and trust to handle the job (considering the qualification and skills gain by the individuals). Furthermore, with the aided by technologies, disabled person could do online marketing, human resources, computer programming, telemarketing and publishing.
19. The disabled also could do other businesses with proper training such as catering, spa and health centres, manufacturing, poultry farming, multi-level marketing and retailing. The speaker herself ventured into a spa and health business since 2008. She also founded a spa and health centre in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.