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Rachel Lim


International Plant Nutrition Institute
Maritime Piazza,
Karpal Singh Drive,
11600 Penang,
Malaysia.
Rachel was born in Georgetown, Penang. She obtained her Bachelor of Science (Bioindustry) degree from the Faculty of Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) in 2005, majoring in Microbial Technology and Bioprocessing. She subsequently enrolled in 2005 for a Master of Science degree in UPM.

In 2009, Rachel joined Malaysian Agri Hi-Tech S/B (Myagri Group of Companies) as Microbiologist. She was then promoted to Senior Microbiologist in 2010 and Senior Principal Researcher in 2012. As Senior Principal Researcher in Myagri, Rachel managed and coordinated research for the study of microbe-related products. She also developed new approaches for product enhancement of new microbe-based products. She also coordinated inter- department research collaborations.

Rachel joined IPNI on 1st of May 2013 as Data Manager and Analyst. She handles data management for oil palm projects in the IPNI Southeast Asia Program.