Syahrin bin Suhaimee

Syahrin Suhaimee

Dr. Syahrin Suhaimee is currently Deputy Director at Socio-economic, Market Intelligence, and Agribusiness Research Centre. He received his PhD in Development Economics from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, and M.Sc. from University of Minnesota, USA.

He leads the Sociology Program to conduct sociological studies focusing on the agricultural and food industry. His research areas include household income gap, farm economics, rice supply chain, and social capital. He is involved in research studies with United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and COMCEC.

He serves an editorial board for Economic and Technology Management Review, and a technical committee for Socio-economic Studies in the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Malaysia.

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Socio-Economy, Market Intelligence, and Agribusiness Research Centre, Malaysia
Job Title
Deputy Director

Latest Submission from Malaysia

ABSTRACT The agricultural sector plays a significant role in climate change as a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. Given agriculture's vulnerability to climate variations, shifts in seasons, and extreme weather, global productivity and yields are at risk. To address both climate...
Country: Malaysia Topic: Climate change
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
ABSTRACT Rural communities are always associated with backward economic activities and traditional ways of life. Despite representing around 25% of its population, the rural community is essential to Malaysia’s economic development. The rural areas are a source of food through its agrofood...
Country: Malaysia Topic: Rural development
ABSTRACT Malaysia has always been a trading nation. Strategically located along the Straits of Malacca, it sits on a major shipping channel that connects the Indian Ocean to the west and the Pacific Ocean to the east. Malaysia recognizes the importance of international trade and relations to the...
ABSTRACT This article discusses the application of modern mechanization technologies in Malaysia's four industries (paddy, pineapple, oil palm, and rubber). The application of modern mechanization technologies in the agriculture sector in Malaysia is moderate. Almost all farmers in these four...