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.

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Introduction The Malaysian government launched its Eleventh Malaysia Plan (EMP) for the period of 2016-2020, last year. The EMP is considered as the last and critical economic development plan in Malaysia’s journey to become a developed nation in 2020. It is a comprehensive strategy that focuses...
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Introduction Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) play significant contribution to the economic development of Malaysia. They represent 97.3% of the total 645,136 business entities in Malaysia, provide 65% of job opportunities for the people, contribute around 19% of the total export value and 35...
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ABSTRACT This paper aims to illustrate the participation of farmers and fishermen associations in substituting the role of middlemen in Malaysia. “War” against the manipulated middlemen program was launched to establish and support farmers and fishermen associations to reduce dependency of them...
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ABSTRACT Agriculture is one of importance sectors in every country. In general, agriculture activities are carried out by small farmers of less than one hectare and they work individually. They rely on middlemen in the agricultural supply chain because it is not worthwhile to market their...
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Rozhan Abu Dardak1 Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), Malaysia   Introduction Malaysia is a Federal constitutional monarchy located in South-east Asia. It comprises of 13 states, three federal territories and covers a total of 329, 847 square...
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