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SDI's publications comprise the Sarawak Development Journal and seminar proceedings. The Sarawak Development Journal is published bi-annually focusing mainly on development issues in Sarawak. The Journal is available at SDI's office and local leading bookstores. SDI also publishes proceedings of the numerous conferences and seminars organised.

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SARAWAK DEVELOPMENT JOURNAL : VOL 6 NO.2 DEC 2003
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Published Date: December 2003
 

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Globalization and Liberalization of Trade on Malaysian Economy: The SWOT Analysis Perspective

By Fathan Soetrisno

 

Economic Development and Population Growth: A Case Study of Sarawak

By Fumitaka Furuoka

 

Traditional Use, Potential for Exploitation and Conservation of Medicinal Plants in Malaysia

By Abdul A. Latiff

 

Application of Biotechnology to Propagate Value Added Herbs

By Koshy Philip

 

Global vs. Local: The Impact of Globalization on Traditional Cultures

By Leonardo D’Amico

 

Creative Dialogue between the Global and the Local: Formulating New Identities through ‘World Music’ in Malaysia

By Tan Sooi Beng

 

Winds of the Jungle: A Socio-Historical Perspective of the Orang Ulu Jew’s Harp, Nose-Flute and Keluri

By Jayl Langub & Henry C. Belawing

 

Kenyah Dance-Songs from Upriver Longhouses Adapted for the Urban Audience and the Modern Classroom

By Chong Pek Lin



SARAWAK DEVELOPMENT JOURNAL : VOL 6 NO.1 JUNE 2003
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Published Date: June 2003
 

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Global Scenario of Tropical Fruits

By Abdul Shukor Abdul Rahman and Zahari Radi

 

Fruit Development Programme of Department of Agriculture Sarawak under 8th Malaysia Plan

By Paul Vincent Ritom

 

Indigenous Fruits for Commercial Exploitation

By Voon Boon Hoe

 

From Factory to Market: Developing a Theoretical Framework for Strategic Market Orientation

By Voon Boo Ho

 

Perancangan dan Kawalan Pembangunan di Sarawak: Kajian Kes Majlis Daerah Sarikei

By Dani Salleh dan Noniharianti Junaidi

 

Strengthening the Civil Service: PR Practitioners in the Dissemination of Development Information with Reference to Crisis Management

By Valentine Siva

 

Access of Indigenous Children to Quality Education

By Jayl Langub



SARAWAK DEVELOPMENT JOURNAL : VOL 5 NO.2 DECEMBER 2002
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Published Date: December 2002
 

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Motivational Inclinations Toward School Academic Performance: Location, Ethnicity And Gender
By: Bing Hiong Ngu, NoorShah Mohd Salleh, Abang Ahmad Ridzuan, Mohd Razali Othman, and Alexander Seeshing Yeung

 

Rights and Socio-Economic Empowerment of the Disabled
By: Mohd Hamdan Adnan

 

Customer Service In Sarawak: An Exploratory Study of Its Antecedents
By: Ernest Cyril De Run

 

Impact of Transboundary Haze on Human Health
By: Dr. Jamilah Hashim, Dr. Andrew Kiyu and Dr. Yao Sik Chi

 

Environmental Management of Rivers in Sarawak: Clean Rivers and River Restoration Initiative
By: Lau Seng

 

Public Participation in the Management of Our Rivers
By: Chong Ted Tsiung and Ten Wuan Ping

 

Aquaculture and Water Quality
By: Stephen Sungan

 



SARAWAK DEVELOPMENT JOURNAL : VOL 5 NO.1 JUNE 2002
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Published Date: June 2002
 

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Primary Commodities and Sarawak’s Economy
By: Fumitaka Furuoka

The Electrical and Electronics Industry in Sarawak: Status and Development
By: Annie Wong Muk Ngiik

Entrepreneurs and Mismanagement of Small and Medium Enterprises: Some Lessons Learnt
By: Moha Asri Abdullah

The Changing Pattern of Spatial Concentration of Population in East Malaysia from 1980 to 2000: A Comparison of Sarawak and Sabah
By: Ruslan Rainis, Tarmiji Masron and Noresah Mohd Shariff

Bridging the Digital Divide: The e-Bario Experience
By: Poline Bala, Peter Songan, Khairuddin Abdul Hamid, Roger Harris and Elaine Khoo Guat Lien

Urbanization and Liveability of cities
By: Jimmy Lim

Case Study on Petty Trades in Penang as a Response to Urbanisation
By: Rahmat Azam Mustafa and Alip Rahim

 



INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ORGANIC FARMING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
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Published Date: January 2002
 

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SESSION 1: SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE AND ORGANIC FARMING

 

Sustainable Agriculture: A Review of Concepts, Indicators and Experience of Malaysia

By Shamuri Siwar, Md. Wahid Murad & Amzad Hossain

 

The Impact of Organic Farming on the Environment

By James Dawos Mamit


SESSION 1I: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES FOR ORGANIC FARMING

 

MS 1529: The Malaysian Organic Standard

By Mohamad Noh Samik

 

Methods, Issues and Challenges of a Malaysian Organic Farm

By Koshy Philip

 

SESSION 1II: EXPERIENCE SHARING

 

Teikei System and Sustainable Society

By Shinji Hashimoto

 

Production and Market of Organic Farming in India

By Donti Narasimha Reddy

 

Australian Organic Industry-Issues and Challenges

By Catherine Morris

 

From Conventional to Organic Rice Farming – Experience-Sharing

By Tam Pak Suew & Steven Leong

 

SESSION 1V: RESEARCH IN ORGANIC FARMING

 

Research Experiences in Developing an Organic Vegetable Farm

By Aini Zakaria, T. Mageswaran, Abdullah Narawi & A. Siva Pragasam

 

Pest Management Approaches for Organic Vegetable Cultivation

By A. Siva Pragasam, B. Razali, A.R.Syed, M.N. Mohamed Roff, A.K. Hussan, M. Ruwaidah & R. Fathin

 

Performance of Selected Disease-Tolerant Banana Varieties – Towards Environment-Friendly Production

By Siti Hawa Jamaluddin

 

Sustainable Rice Farming in Highland Borneo

By Jayl Langub & Daniel Chew

 

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