The Role of Good Waqf Governance in Achieving Sustainable Development


  • Saripah Abdul Latif Faculty of Business and Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA Kelantan, Malaysia
  • Nik Muniyati Nik Din Academy of Contemporary Islamic Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA Kelantan, Malaysia
  • Zaiton Mustapha Academy of Language Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA Kelantan, Malaysia



Quality of Life, Waqf Governance, Sustainable Development


Good management of charity foundations in Islam, specifically waqf, plays a significant role in achieving sustainable development. However, a substantial proportion of total waqf is still lying dormant across the world. The aim of the study is to obtain a better understanding of the problems related to waqf governance. An exploratory research design which uses depth interview is carried out on the authority which is responsible for the implementation of waqf governance in Kelantan, a state in Malaysia. The findings showed that legislation and inefficient management are among the possible impeding factors for good governance of waqf. 

Author Biography

Saripah Abdul Latif, Faculty of Business and Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA Kelantan, Malaysia

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How to Cite

Abdul Latif, S., Nik Din, N. M., & Mustapha, Z. (2018). The Role of Good Waqf Governance in Achieving Sustainable Development. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 3(7), 113-118.