Bachelor in Economics, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, University Malaya, 1984. Master of Science in Economics, University London, 1972.
Lecturer University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 1972-1984, associate professor, since 1984.
Member Malaysian Economics Association (honorary secretary 1984-1986), Agricultural Economics Society South-East Asia, International Agricultural-Economics Society.
Daughter of Jamil and Othman (Chik) Y. Married Sabri Ahmad; children: Sabrina Sabri, Sarafina Sabri.