ITK Rector Prof. Ir. Budi Santosa, M. Sc., Ph. D., ITK Vice Rector for Academic Affairs Nurul Widiastuti, S.Si., M.Si., Ph.D, and 2 ITK lecturers visited several business of ITK students received KBMI Grants. This visit aims to see the development of several student programs that are still running today. The visit started in the morning and began with a visit to Yoi Akuakultur which raised sharia-based investment business in the field of crab cultivation. The team’s investment is located in Solok Api Darat, Samboja, Kutai Kartanegara. Yoi Akuakultur collaborates to cultivate crab ponds owned by local people in management and administration. Until now, the farm managed is a pond that is quite superior compared to other ponds.
The next destination is Verticrab.co located in Manggar Sari, Balikpapan. Verticrab.co offers soka crab cultivation using vertical cultivation equipped with RAS (Resirculation Aquaculture System) technology. This cultivation is carried out to see the comparison of conventional (horizontal) and vertical cultivation of Verticrab.co. The result is that vertical cultivation can be one way of cultivating crabs and also saving land. Saturday, December 5, 2020, Verticrab.co won the third KMI Awards in Production and Cultivation Industry Sub Category.