Ahmad Zairy Zainol Abidin

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Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI)

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ABSTRACT Rice is the staple food of Malaysian people. Malaysia produces more than 1.55 million tons of rice yearly, equivalent to 73% of the local requirement. The demand for rice is projected to increase due to the increase in population. However, rice production is decreasing every year. Rice...
Country: Malaysia Topic: Agriculture
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ABSTRACT Urban agriculture (UA) is broadly defined as the full range of activities involved in producing food in cities, including small-scale home and large-scale commercial production. Urbanization, limited agricultural land, food demand, and consumer awareness are push factors for urban...
Country: Malaysia Topic: Agribusiness
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ABSTRACT During the COVID-19 pandemic, Malaysia has taken action to impose a Movement Control Order (MCO) to overcome the spreading of the pandemic. Due to the MCO, all activities either economic, social, agriculture and others were totally shut down. The action has caused disruption in the...
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INTRODUCTION Increase in population, consumer welfare, globalization, industrialization, and technological and ICT development has transformed agriculture into a modern and innovative sector. Kennedy (2000) in his study explains that modernization of agriculture is an evolution of agricultural...
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