13 March 2013- Researchers from School of Technology Management and Logistics UUM College of Business managed to promote alterative rice cultivation method that can improve the use of idle land and rice yield in conjunction with the Kedah Regional Development Authority (KEDA) and Agro Belantik Corporation Sdn. Bhd. particularly for people in Sik.
The research and project done in KampungLintang, Sik also known as Projek Sri Lovely (Lintang Organic Valley) was led by Dr. Kamal Ab Hamid along with Dr. Siti Norezam Othman, Dr. Noorulsadiqin Azbiya Yaacob, Zakirah Othman, Dr. Norani Nordin and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Shahiml Mohtar as Special Interest Group (SIG) advisor.