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Labour utilisation of rubber smallholders in Peninsular Malaysia

Sulochana Nair

Labour utilisation of rubber smallholders in Peninsular Malaysia

a case study of rubber smallholdings in Kajang, Ulu Langat

by Sulochana Nair

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Published by SEAPRAP in [Singapore] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Malaysia,
  • Kajan (Selangor),
  • Selangor
    • Subjects:
    • Rubber industry and trade -- Malaysia -- Kajan (Selangor) -- Case studies.,
    • Farms, Small -- Malaysia -- Kajan (Selangor) -- Case studies.,
    • Income distribution -- Malaysia -- Selangor -- Case studies.,
    • Rubber industry and trade -- Malaysia -- Case studies.,
    • Farms, Small -- Malaysia -- Case studies.,
    • Income distribution -- Malaysia -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSulochana Nair.
      SeriesSEAPRAP research report ;, no. 80
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9161.M34 K356 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 139 p. :
      Number of Pages139
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3015317M
      LC Control Number84940399

      Total employment grew from million in to million in (for Peninsular Malaysia only), to million in , million in , million in and million in for Malaysia as a whole.1 In , total employment was estimated at million.2 Overall, the country has recorded an average labour force growth rate of. Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

      Exported natural rubber from Peninsular Malaysia. Inclusive of any natural rubber content in: a. compounded rubber, unvulcanised, in primary forms or in plate, sheet or . The current shortage and high cost of labour has affected the tapping of rubber and thus rubber output. Although the Rubber Research Institute of Malaysia (RRIM) has developed clones such as RRIM and RRIM series that are superior in producing both latex and wood, the adoption by smallholders .

        Share Contracts in Malaysian Rubber Smallholdings I. INTRODUCTION The most common tenure arrangement between tappers and owners of rubber smallholdings(1) in Peninsular Malaysia is the share contract or a variant(2) of the share contract. This paper postulates a theoretical framework to explain the share contract. This is a study of the role of Para rubber cultivation in a system of swidden agriculture in Indonesian Borneo. Such smallholdings produce most of Indonesia’s rubber, which is the country’s largest agricultural generator of foreign exchange. Rubber integrates well into Bornean systems of swidden agriculture: the comparative ecology and economy of Para rubber and upland swidden rice result.


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Labour utilisation of rubber smallholders in Peninsular Malaysia by Sulochana Nair Download PDF EPUB FB2

Natural rubber was a critical pillar of Malaysia’s export oriented economy throughout much of the 20th century. Early in that century rubber overtook tin as Malaya’s main export earner and was the dominant component in accounting for variations in export growth.

And variations in export growth accounted for much of the volatility in annual GDP growth. Author(s): Nair,S Title(s): Labour utilisation of rubber smallholders in peninsular Malaysia: a case study of rubber smallholdings in Kajang, Ulu Langat/ S. Nair. Country of Publication: Singapore Publisher: Singapore, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Southeast Asia Population Research Awards Program [SEAPRAP], This study examines the geography of smallholder rubber movements through the primary marketing network of Selangor, a state in Peninsular Malaysia, in The description of the smallholding sector and its importance to the economy precedes a focus on the marketing of smallholder : George Cho.

Rubber smallholders in Peninsular Malaysia: problems and prospects Article in Australian Geographical Studies 20(2) - June with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

This study examines the geography of smallholder rubber movements through the primary marketing network of Selangor, a state in Peninsular Malaysia, in The description of the smallholding sector and its importance to the economy precedes a focus on the marketing of smallholder : George Cho.

Peninsular Malaysia's population density is low compared to that of most developing countries. Intotal land per capita was ha, agricultural land in use was ha per capita, and forest area was ha per capita (Ibu Pejabat Perhutanan, Semenanjung Malaysia, ; Ministry of Agriculture [Malaysia], ). Mid-term Review of the Second Malaysia Plan, Malaysia.

Government Press, - Malaysia - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. POPULATION LABOUR FORCE EMPLOY. PERFOR. 14 other sections not shown. Other editions - View all.

sector of Malaysia provided employment to more than million people and contributed more than 23% of total export earnings and % of Malaysia’s GDP (Dardak, ). On a global scale, smallholders produce up to 80% of food consumed in developing countries. Labour inputs on estates growing different crops 59 Tea yields and labour inputs, Sri Lanka 61 Labour costs by scale of operation and yield level, for rubber in Peninsular Malaysia 62 Labour costs as a percentage of operating costs () 63 Average performance on Malaysian estates and smallholdings (s)   The contractor system has also led to allegations of forced labour in the oil palm industry by the United States Department of Labour and the Malaysian government has had to pass new legislation on working conditions (See Malaysia’s response to allegations of forced labour in the Oil Palm and Textile Industries, ).

Large scale improvement in plantation policy involving smallholder farmers’ wellbeing was implemented inwhich resulted intons of rubber produce in Peninsular Malaysia that benefittedsmallholder farmers (MRB, ).

Following statement by Warisan VPs of a much-needed revamp, Sabah Rubber Industry Board says policies, tax and other measures are in place to protect smallholders.

Malaysia’s rubber manufacturing sector is a prime example of an industry based on a locally produced agricultural resource. In Rubber Manufacturing in Malaysia, C.C. Goldthorpe draws on industrial policy theory along with many years of practical experience to examine the growth of rubber manufacturing in Malaysia.

Over the past century, a series of technological discoveries resulted in the. Malaysia’s Exports of Natural Rubber by Grades 12 Downstream 1. Rubber Industry’s Contribution to National Exports 2. Malaysia’s Rubber Consumption by Type (Tonnes) 3.

Malaysia’s Rubber Consumption by Product Sector (Tonnes) 4. Malaysia’s Output of Selected Rubber Products 5. Malaysia’s Trade in Rubber. Smallholder rubber covers 84% of the total area of rubber ( million hectares) planted in Indonesia.

It contributed 76% of the total production of million tons in. Peninsular Malaysia has about million hectares of rubber plantation representing 84 percent of the total land area under rubber in this country.

Seventy five percent of this hectarage is owned by smallholders. In order to increase their income, maximum utilization of their rubber. Table 1.

Farm size and animal number of dairy smallholders in to MCC project areas in Peninsular Malaysia MCC Project Area Mean Farm Size (ha) Animal per Farm (head) Availability of Land for Pasture References Banting 6* Most farmers have no land Mohd.

Najib and Hassan () Jasin 4 (a) 59% farmers no land (b) 17% farmers. Malaysia's Rubber Smallholding Industry But government policies designed to aid Malaysia's rubber industry have met with little success.

During the interwar years, the British Colonial government tried to increase the industry's revenues by con-trolling supply and thus forcing up prices. The first attempt-the. Natural rubber, also called by other names of India rubber, latex, Amazonian rubber, caucho or caoutchouc, as initially produced, consists of polymers of the organic compound isoprene, with minor impurities of other organic compounds, plus water.

Thailand and Indonesia are two of the leading rubber producers. Types of polyisoprene that are used as natural rubbers are classified as elastomers. 1) Rubber wood is the main timber material used by the Malaysian furniture industry and it is mainly harvested from smallholdings.

It is therefore recognized that certifying rubberwoood as a sustainable resource could be quite different as compared with timber from natural forests or forest plantations.

2) In Malaysia, latex production is the main commodity from rubber estates and smallholdings. Malaysian smallholders' rubber: issues and approaches in further processing and manufacturing / Lim Sow Ching Malaysian Rubber Research and Development Board [Kuala Lumpur] Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.among smallholders and the rural population in Malaysia (Arif and Tengku Mohd Ariff ).

According to these authors, the incidence of poverty in the entire agricultural sector decreased significantly from to (from % to %), while the incidence of poverty among oil palm smallholders was the lowest of all agricultural sub-sectors.European interests now argued that the rubber industry needed more research, for example bud grafts, to increase yields.

Inthe Rubber Research Institute of Malaya, and later in the Smallholder Advisory Service, were established by the colonial government, but both suffered in the s from administrative and financial constraints.