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The Relationships between the Socio-Economic Profile of Farmers and Paddy Productivity in North-West Selangor, Malaysia

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  • Md. Mahmudul Alam,

    () (Integrated Education and Research Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh)

  • Chamhuri Siwar

    () (Institute for Environment and Development, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia)

  • Basri Talib

    () (Faculty of Economics and Business, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia)

  • Mohd Ekhwan bin Toriman

    () (School of Social, Development and Environmental Studies (FSSK), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia)

Abstract

This study analyses the relationships between the paddy yields and the socio-economic characteristics of the farmers in the Integrated Agricultural Development Area (IADA), North-West Selangor, Malaysia.

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  • Md. Mahmudul Alam, & Chamhuri Siwar & Basri Talib & Mohd Ekhwan bin Toriman, 2011. "The Relationships between the Socio-Economic Profile of Farmers and Paddy Productivity in North-West Selangor, Malaysia," Asia-Pacific Development Journal, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), vol. 18(1), pages 161-173, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:unt:jnapdj:v:18:y:2011:i:1:p:161-173
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    1. Norsida Man & Sami Ismaila Sadiya, 2009. "Off-farm employment participation among paddy farmers in the Muda Agricultural Development Authority and Kemasin Semerak granary areas of Malaysia," Asia-Pacific Development Journal, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), vol. 16(2), pages 141-153, December.
    2. Alam, Mahmudul & Siwar, Chamhuri & Murad, Wahid & Molla, Rafiqul Islam & bin Toriman, Mohd Ekhwan, 2010. "Socioeconomic Profile Of Farmer In Malaysia: Study On Integrated Agricultural Development Area In North-West Selangor," Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Institute of Agricultural Economics, vol. 7(2), pages 249-265.
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    1. Md. Alam & Chamhuri Siwar & Mohd Toriman & Rafiqul Molla & Basri Talib, 2012. "Climate change induced adaptation by paddy farmers in Malaysia," Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, Springer, vol. 17(2), pages 173-186, February.
    2. Md. Alam & Chamhuri Siwar & Rafiqul Molla & Basri Talib & Mohd Toriman, 2012. "Paddy farmers’ adaptation practices to climatic vulnerabilities in Malaysia," Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, Springer, vol. 17(4), pages 415-423, April.

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    Keywords

    Paddy productivity; socio-economic characteristics; physical characteristics; agricultural policy; Malaysia;

    JEL classification:

    • C21 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models
    • Q12 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Micro Analysis of Farm Firms, Farm Households, and Farm Input Markets
    • Q15 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Land Ownership and Tenure; Land Reform; Land Use; Irrigation; Agriculture and Environment
    • Q18 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agricultural Policy; Food Policy

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