Rozhan Abu Dardak

Rozhan Abu Dardak

Dr. Rozhan holds a bachelor’s degree in Resource Economic from Unversiti Putra Malaysia, MBA (International Business) from the Birmingham Business School, England, and Doctor in Business Administration (DBA) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He served as a Research Officer at the Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI) for 32 years.

He has vast experiences in undertaking research on marketing agricultural produce, innovation management and technology transfer/ commercialization of technology. He presented more than 50 papers at the local and international seminars and conferences, and published more than 100 articles, books, chapter in a book, research papers, annual report and manuals.

He was appointed as the Director of  Economic, Social Science and Agribusiness Research Center, the Director of Strategic Planning Center, and his last position before retired in 2019, was the Deputy Director General ( Development and Operation) MARDI.

Latest Submission of the Author

ABSTRACT Coconut is one of the essential industries in Malaysia. The value of coconut production is about RM666.70 (US$158.70) million, in 2021. However, the coconut industry in Malaysia is declining, and the government aspires to revitalize it into a dynamic and progressive industry. The low...
Country: Malaysia Topic: Agribusiness
ABSTRACT Agriculture is one of the backbone sectors in Malaysia’s economic development. The implementation of agriculture activities in Malaysia is guided by the medium-term master plan known as the Malaysian Development Plan. Malaysia has carried out 11 development plans since 1952. This...
Country: Malaysia Topic: Overview
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...
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...
ABSTRACT The world population has grown significantly, and as a result many more people have moved into cities. This process is known as urbanization. Urbanization is always associated with high density of people living in small area and urban poverty. Urbanization also has reduced land for...
Country: Malaysia Topic: Overview