Legal Implications on Mismanagement of Agrochemicals in Smallholders’ Agro Production in Malaysia

  • Alizah Ali Faculty of Law, Universiti Teknologi MARA Johor, Malaysia
  • Roha Mohamed Noah FPP, Universiti Teknologi MARA Johor, Malaysia
  • Shaherah Abd Malik FPP, Universiti Teknologi MARA Johor, Malaysia

Abstract


Purpose of this study is attempted to look into laws on mismanagement of agrochemicals towards the agro food production and conservation of ecosystem in Malaysia. Artificial fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides and insecticides in manageable of rural farmers’ food yielding production could cost human hardship upon consumptions and detrimental to conservation. Economic sustainable minimal or chemical free tropical food yielding agriculture food crop not only will reap in profits in upgrading income and livelihood but will definitely create a good environment in developing countries. There are significant differences on laws on the issue of mismanagement of agrochemical application towards the production and conservation of ecosystems in Malaysia with the implementation of laws on agriculture chemicals.


Keywords: Agriculture; conservation; agrochemicals; food production


eISSN 2514-7528 © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.


 

Published
2018-03-16
How to Cite
ALI, Alizah; MOHAMED NOAH, Roha; ABD MALIK, Shaherah. Legal Implications on Mismanagement of Agrochemicals in Smallholders’ Agro Production in Malaysia. Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 7, p. 59-66, mar. 2018. ISSN 2514-7528. Available at: <https://jabs.e-iph.co.uk/index.php/jABs/article/view/258>. Date accessed: 20 oct. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.21834/jabs.v3i7.258.
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