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Expertise & Working Experiences


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Awards/Recognitions & Fellowships 
Professional Affiliations
International Consulting
International Development Assistance
Consulting Assignments in Malaysia
Stock Market & Economic Forecasts
Global Stock Investing & Analysis
Showcase forecasts on the latest trends of the Malaysian economy, agricultural sector and the stock markets


Asian Climate Training
Climate Forecasting Applications 

1997-98 El Nino Study

"Once Burned, Twice Shy?: Lessons Learned from the 1997-98 El Nino"
Arifin's The EDGE Articles
Papers Presented/ published 
Documental Works
Training Management
Resource Person
Experiences at INTAN
Academic Qualifications
Curriculum Vitae
Expertise & Working Experiences
Selected Training
Brief Bio-Data

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 Expertise & Current Interests

Economic/Equities Research | Business, Finance & Investments | Stock/Commodities/Derivatives Markets | Economic Charting/Charting | Business Forecasting | Business Journalism | Desktop Publishing | Professional Affiliations | International Consulting | International Development Assistance | Training/Seminar Organisation | ICT Management | Websites/Web-based Applications Development | Project Financing & Management | Project Planning & Appraisals | Network Analysis/OR | Development Economics | Development Planning | Strategic Business Formulation & Management

 Working Experiences/Professional Development

Agro-industrial Expert, UNIDO, Geneva. Attached to UNIDO Regional Office in Nigeria -  consultant for a Regional Training Workshop on Sustainable Industrial Development for West African Economies (on Strategic Planning/ Agro-industries), Lagos, NIGERIA. 19 - 30 Nov 2001.

Assistant Director, Information Technology Section, Planning Division, Dept. of Agric. (DOA), Wisma Tani, Jalan Sultan Salahuddin, 50632 Kuala Lumpur. From 1 October 2001.

Senior Project Coordinator, Agribusiness Management Unit, Agric. Development Section, Centre for Economic Development & Business Management (EKONOMI), National Institute of Public Administration (INTAN) Malaysia, Jalan Bukit Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur. 1 Dec 1998 - 30 Sep 2001.
Project Coordinator, Agric. Development Unit, Economic Development Centre (EDI), INTAN Malaysia. 16 Nov 1992 to 30 Nov 1998.

Project Expert, IDB TECHNICAL COOPERATION OFFICE, Jeddah; Attached to The State Bank for Foreign Economic Affairs of Turkmenistan (TFEB), Dept. of Expertise & Project Financing, 22 Zhitnikov Street, 744000 Ashgabat, TURKMENISTAN. 16 Mar to 15 Sept 1998.

Senior Fellow/ Economist, AGRICULTURE CANADA, Land Resource Research Centre, 6660 N.W. Marine Drive, Vancouver, B.C., V6T 1X2, CANADA. CIDA Project No. 600/ 12419 Agricultural Information System Malaysia-Canada (Farm Level Land Evaluation). Dec 1989 to Feb 1991.

Agricultural Officer/ Course Coordinator (Management), Regional Extension Training & Development Centre (RETDC), Dept. of Agric. (DOA), P.O. Box 104, 86100 Ayer Hitam, Johor. Mar 1986 to Dec 1989; Mar 1991 to Nov 1992.
Agricultural Officer (Planning), Planning & Development Branch, DOA, Wisma Tani, Jalan Sultan Salahuddin, 50632 Kuala Lumpur. July 1985 to Feb 1986.
Agricultural Officer (Supernumerary Post), Post Graduate Studies at ANU, Canberra.  July 1983 to June 1985.
Agricultural Officer (Extension), Agricultural Extension Branch, DOA, Kuala Lumpur.  May 1978 to June 1983.
Attachment Teacher, Tengku Bariah Secondary School, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia.  Jan to June 1973
 Research Interests & Consultancy Work       


Designing & Maintenance of Websites for Dept of Agriculture Malaysia's DOAweb, ArifinLatif Consulting, ADLINA Beauty House

  • Since Oct01 - Webpage development for Dept of Agriculture Malaysia's DOAweb (Webpage design/ webmaster) -- Won Top 5 for Dept of Agriculture's Webpage (#5 for DOA's Webpage, #7 for DOAweb) in Sept. 2002's Best Website - Govt Sector Category (
  • Since Mar01 - Webpage development for ArifinLatif Consulting (Webpage design/ webmaster) -- Sept 2002 Golden Web Winner -- qualifies as a honorary Professional Member of the International Association of Web Masters & Designers (IAWMD)
  • Since Feb01 - Webpage development for ADLINA Beauty House (Webpage design/ webmaster)
  • 2001 -  Won Top 20 for Dept of Agriculture's Webpage (Shortlisted in Top 20 for 2001's Best Website - Govt Sector Category)

Regional Training Workshop on Appropriate Strategies for Poverty Alleviation & Sustainable Development for the Agricultural & Industrial Sectors for West African Nations; UNIDO Project, Lagos, NIGERIA (19 - 30 November 2001)

Project Financing Training & Consulting for The State Bank for Foreign Economic Affairs of Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, TURKMENISTAN (16 Mar to 15 Sept 1998)

Developing a Unified Model for Forecasting Prices of Agricultural Commodities (on-going, since Dec 1996; from INTAN days)

Price Forecasting for Macro-economic Indicators & Commodities Using Technical Analysis (Charting) (on-going, since Jan 1993; from INTAN days)


Designing and Maintenance of Web Site for EKONOMI Program (Single-handedly started in May 1997, until 30 Sept. 2001)

Expert Counterpart in Computer Model (Software) Development CIDA Project No. 600/12419 Agricultural Information System Malaysia-CANADA (Farm Level Land Evaluation) (Dec 1989 - Feb 1991)

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