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MALAYSIAN AGRCULTURAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE (MARDI)
The Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI) is the premier agricultural research and development (R&D) organisation in Malaysia. Its main thrusts are to develop the food, agriculture and agro-based industry sectors through the generation, transfer and commercialisation of technologies derived from research activities.


ECONOMIC AND TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT RESEARCH CENTRE (ETMRC)
This centre undertakes R&D and related activities in social science to support the development of agricultural and agro-based industries. Through its research, ETMRC provides strategic and supportive information for decision makers such as government institutions, policy makers, food and agricultural-based companies as well as farmers. The thrust areas of ETMRC are:

  • Agribusiness management and agricultural economics
  • Resource and Environmental economics
  • Technology and innovation management
  • Market intelligent

ETMRC Objectives

  • Provide strategic and supportive information in the area of social sciences for decision making pertaining to R&D management, production and marketing and policy formulation
  • Assess and identify economic and social opportunities for the development of agriculture and agro-based enterprises
  • Provide strategic information for the development and enhancement of socio-economic framework and policy in the agriculture and agro-based industry.
  • Provide experts and consultancy services for the government and private sectors in the area of macro and operational plan.

Areas of expertise

  • Agribusiness management
  • Agriculture economics
  • Agriculture policy
  • Applied statistics
  • Environmental economics
  • Feasibility studies
  • Market research
  • Participatory rural appraisal
  • Production economics
  • Rural sociology
  • Science and technology management¬†

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Economic and Technology Management Research Centre,
MARDI Headquarters, Persiaran MARDI- UPM, 43300 SERI KEMBANGAN,
SELANGOR, MALAYSIA
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