Policy Articles

2021.11.15
ABSTRACT This study discusses the commercialization of public-funded agro-based technology in MARDI, one of the Government Research Institutions (GRIs) in Malaysia, and the challenges that limit the commercialization of the technology. MARDI was recognized as one of the best models in...
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2021.11.12
ABSTRACT Coconut is one of the important food crops in Malaysia in terms of land usage, after oil palm, rubber and paddy. Coconut cultivation provides source of income for more than 100,000 families and generates revenue from the export of coconut-based products. Despite its importance, coconut...
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2021.11.12
ABSTRACT As one of the biodiversity sources, there is a need to develop spice commodities in Indonesia. This article aims to discuss the development of these commodities based on historical value and its future perspective. Spices can be grown in all areas of the country; however, the...
Country: Indonesia Topic: Overview
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2021.11.09
ABSTRACT This paper reviews the development of the edible oil sector in Myanmar. Oilseed crops, namely groundnut, sesame, sunflower, mustard and niger, are one of the major crops in Myanmar and it covers 16% of the national cultivated area. At present, about 90% of domestic edible oil mills have...
Country: Myanmar Topic: Agriculture
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2021.11.08
ABSTRACT There is a saying in Myanmar that “Rice, Edible oil and Salt” are the three essential food items for living. This highlights the imperative role that edible oil self-sufficient plays in Myanmar people’s daily consumption. To meet the increasing demand of qualified edible oil, it is...
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