Islamic Economics Winter Course 2019 (IESWC 2019) held by IPB Agriculture University and BAZNAS Center of Strategic studies, was gained significant attention from both local and international participants. Among the partakers were from Bangladesh, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Thailand.

IESWC 2019 which was organized for a week, had provided its students a comprehensive short-courses related to Islamic economics, including the programs of industrial visit. The institutions visited including government and non-government organizations (NGOs). Among the NGOs visited was Kampung Wisata Tegalwaru in Bogor.

Kampung Wisata Tegalwaru is located in Pulekan, Ciampea, Bojong Jengkol, Bogor West Java, with the number of population of 12.123 people. The main livelihood of the local people are farming and engaging with small and micro entrepreneurship. The founder of Kampung Agrowisata Desa Tegalwaru is Madam Tatik.

During the IESWC 2019 visit to the Agrowisata Tegalwaru, the participants met the founder of the Desa, which has been focusing on preserving the traditional medicinal plants. The founder explained the empowerment program which has been conducted to boost the local economy. It has been claimed that the initiative has contributed to the benefit of the natives, particularly in boosting the local income.

The visit to Agrowisata Tegalwaru was aimed at equipping the IESWC 2019 students with the hands-on information about the actual example of local economic empowerment, which is relevant to the most developing countries, where Muslims population is large.