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 Wasted food is a considerable component of the world’s food system challenges. Food waste can be described as all edible food materials produced for human consumption but left uneaten, either lost or discarded throughout the food supply chain, from farm to fork. It is organic...
Malaysia as a country has the right to define and control its food sovereignty but the country is open and vulnerable to the challenges of the environment, urbanization, changing demographics, and rising amounts of food waste. Thus, Malaysia desperately needs a food revolution movement where...
INTRODUCTION The international trade of agricultural products is projected to sustain its strong growth. The growing world demand on agricultural produce creates an opportunity for Malaysia to expand its export markets and contribute to the Gross National Income since international trade is a...
Introduction Rice is still the number one Malaysian staple food, though the consumption of rice per capita showed a decreasing trend from 93 kg per capita in 2011 to 88.9kg per capita in 2014. This scenario might be due to people’s change of lifestyles, tastes and preferences, especially...
Country: Malaysia Topic: Production policy
Varietal development has been a mandate of MARDI since the 1970s and until today a total of 44 varieties have been released for planting in the granary areas. The breeding objectives varied in accordance to the needs of the different era. In the 1970s Malaysia started to implement the double-...