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Influence of cooperative behaviour in sustaining infaq (charity contribution) for community agriculture projects

Mhd. Sarif, Suhaimi and Zainudin, Dolhadi and Ismail, Yusof and Yahya, Rohaziah (2021) Influence of cooperative behaviour in sustaining infaq (charity contribution) for community agriculture projects. In: 7th International Social Sciences and Innovation Congress, 18-19 Sep 2021, Virtual. (Unpublished)

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Any community project requires charity contribution (infaq) to sustain the project. Infaq needs strong commitment of the community. The project needs many committed individuals and groups who are willing to make charity contribution for the community projects. There must be a strong motivation to drive people to make infaq who love to materialise share common objectives and outcomes work together. When the community decided to work on community agriculture project for the sake of food security, infaq with ta’awun it was necessary to operate community vegetable gardens on a sustainable basis. This study obtained the views of the five groups who were involved in community agriculture projects through conversational interview with note-taking about the influence of cooperative behaviour in giving infaq for community agriculture projects. The study uses qualitative conversational interviews. The study uses thematic analysis for the analysis of the interview results. The informants argued that the motivation for infaq is very important for the participants of the community agriculture projects. The participants gave full commitment in terms of efforts and funding for the community projects. Ta’awun has magical influence to get infaq and efforts. Future researchers may want to adopt a qualitative case study method involving several communities with vegetable garden projects to deeply explore the influence of cooperation for the infaq.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Invited Papers)
Additional Information: 3328/92543
Uncontrolled Keywords: Infaq, Ta’awun, Community Agriculture Projects
Subjects: BPH Islamic Economics > BPH72 Economic development. Growth. Sustainable development. Sustainability
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Business Administration
Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences
Depositing User: Dr Suhaimi Mhd Sarif
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2021 14:09
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 14:09
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/92543

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