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Competitiveness of the dairy goat industry in Malaysia: management view


Yusoff, Melissa Alina and Mohd Nawi, Nolila and Ismail, Mohd Mansor and Abdullah, Amin Mahir and Man, Norsida (2018) Competitiveness of the dairy goat industry in Malaysia: management view. In: Joint Symposium of the 8th International Agriculture Congress 2018 and 6th International Symposium for Food & Agriculture 2018 (8th IAC – 6th ISFA 2018), 13-15 Nov. 2018, Auditorium Rashdan Baba, TNCPI Building, Universiti Putra Malaysia. (pp. 81-84).


Dairy goat industry is a small entity in the Malaysian livestock sector and one of the important components of the agricultural sector. The government has taken various researches in attempt to increase the level of goat's milk production to ensure the sustainability of the industry. However, issues pertaining to slow progress of goat milk industry and low investment from the public on the goat milk production are due to limited knowledge in the competitiveness of the industry. Dairy goat farmers are still facing the problem of low milk production which has recognized as the main challenge to the industry. Research on competitiveness of goat milk provides important avenue to attract future investments and appropriate policy development for the industry. Hence, the study was aimed to analyze the competitiveness of Malaysian dairy goat industry. A series of focus group discussions with supply chain players and policy makers were undertaken to determine the competitiveness of the industry. In summary, the findings of this research suggest that the competitiveness of the dairy goat industry follows the Diamond Porter Model.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture
Publisher: Faculty of Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Keywords: Dairy goat industry; Competitiveness
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2020 06:18
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2020 06:18
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/77323
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