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The role of Waqf for mitigating adaptation barriers for Malaysian rice farmers

Afroz, Rafia and Fauzi, Puteri Farhana and Khalid, Haniza (2016) The role of Waqf for mitigating adaptation barriers for Malaysian rice farmers. In: 11th International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance (11th ICIEF 2016), 11th - 13th OCTOBER 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Malaysia is one of the newly growing industrializing countries. In the path of economic development from agriculture to industrial movement, the agricultural sector in Malaysia has contributed significantly to the gross domestic product (GDP). This research is intended to connect the potential of agricultural production and direct them to contribute to the Malaysian economy. However, the contribution of agriculture has been declining as 8.9% in 2000 and 8.2% in 2005. Because farmers in Malaysia has to face a number of barriers to adaptation, such as financial, human. Capital. Physical, and especially natural barriers due to climate change. To overcome the situation, we need to find alternative solutions. The aim of this study is to propose an integrated waqf environmental protection model .The proposed model can be one of the options that are expected to help affected farmers to mitigate barriers. This study will help policy makers to plan more effective policies to improve the potential role of waqf to mitigate barriers to adaptation and sustainable livelihoods of rice farmers in Malaysia. While the author's knowledge, the idea of environmental waqf is a relatively new concept and today certainly need a lot of discussion.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 5965/58123
Uncontrolled Keywords: Waqf, mitigating adaptation barriers, Malaysian rice farmers
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Economics
Depositing User: Dr Rafia Afroz
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2017 11:16
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2017 11:16
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/58123

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