Mr. Md. Mostafizur Rahman (Study Leave)
Mr. Md. Mostafizur Rahman (Study Leave)
Assistant Professor
B.Sc. in Agricultural Economics (Honours); M.S. in Agricultural Economics (Agribusiness and Marketing)
01731433646
mostafiz_ambm@sau.ac.bd
mostafiz.sau2013@gmail.com

Md. Mostafizur Rahman has been working almost nine years in the different field of agricultural economics of Bangladesh. At the very beginning of his professional career, he has served Bangladesh sugar-crop research Institute as a Scientific Officer of agricultural economics division and carried out different research on marketing system, agribusiness management, price determination, subsidy utilization etc. After joining Sylhet Agricultural University as a faculty member of Agricultural Marketing and Business Management department, Mr. Rahman has been performing his responsibility by teaching; research and extension work on agribusiness and marketing. He has conducted three research projects successfully. As a member of Institutional Quality Assurance team of the faculty, he has prepared the first Self Assessment Report (SA) and improvement plan. He has also published a book titled “Chewing Sugarcane: A Potential Agribusiness in Hill Areas of Bangladesh” and sixteen (16) research work in different peer reviewed journals. As a trainer, he has participated different training program on Agribusiness, Product Marketing and Enterprise Development organized by Youth Development Center, Bangladesh and different NGOs. In addition, Mr. Rahman is an active member of Democratic Teachers Council. He served the Teachers council as an elected member and also served the department as a Chairman.

Publication Profile:
  • Rahman M. M., Zhou D., Barua S., and Tahira K. T. (2020). Challenges of value chain actors for vegetable production and marketing in North-East Bangladesh. GeoJournal, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10708-020-10170-y
  • Begum M., Farid M. S., Rahman M. M., Barua S., Begum M, Sharkar M. S. (2020). Competitive Advantage and Constraints Associated With Duck Farming in North Eastern Region of Bangladesh. IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science. 25(2): 62-66. DOI: 10.9790/0837-2502096266
  • Barua S., Alam M. J., Rahman M. M., Farid M. S., Koiry S. (2018). Selected Factors Associated with Dairy Farms Profitability of Chittagong Districts in Bangladesh. Asian Research Journal of Arts & Social Sciences. 7(1): 1-12.
  • Farid M. S., M. J. Alam, M. M. Rahman, S. Barua and B. Sarker (2018). Direct and Associated Factors Influencing the Growth in Supermarket Activity in Bangladesh, Asian Research Journal of Arts & Social Sciences, 5(1): 1-12.
  • Saha J. K., D. C. Acharjee and M. M. Rahman (2017). A study to assess the socio-economic status of tea workers in selected tea estates of Sylhet district, Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 15(2): 297-303.
  • Farid M. S., M. J. Alam, M. M. Rahman, S. Barua and S. Koiry (2017). Retail chain store: present scenario in sylhet district of Bangladesh, International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, V (12): 527-543.
  • Barua S., M. J. Alam, S. A. Sabur, M. M. Rahman and O. C. Das (2017). Profitability and Factors Affecting Milk Supply: An Empirical Study on Dairy Farms in Chittagong District of Bangladesh, Asian Journal of Agricultural extension, Economics & Sociology, 19(1): 1-9.
  • Rahman M. M., M. S. Karim, S. K. Raha, S. Barua, and M. S. Farid, (2016), “Price instability and the spatial price relationship of rice in some selected rice markets of Bangladesh”, International Journal of Development and Sustainability, 5(6): 267-277.
  • Adnan K. M. M., S. A. Sarker, K. Akhiand M. M. Rahman (2016). An Economic Analysis of Year-RoundPangus Production and Social Impact in Some Selected Areas of Mymensingh District in Bangladesh, Asian Journal of Agricultural extension, Economics & Sociology, 10(3): 1-11.
  • Akter T., M. M. Rahman and M. S. Miah (2016). An Analysis of Potato value Chain in Bogra District of Bangladesh, Asian Journal of Agricultural extension, Economics & Sociology, 9(4): 1-8.
  • Banu B., M. A. Khatun, M. M. Rahman, F. A. Mila and M. N. Khatun (2014). “Comparative Economic Analysis of BR-28, BR-29 and Hybrid Hira Rice Production in Selected Areas of Kurigram District”. Journal of the Sylhet Agricultural University, 1(2): 273-278.
  • Karim M. S., S. K. Raha, M. M. Rahman, M. A. Khatun (2014). “Rice Price in Bangladesh: Fluctuation and Trend Analysis”. International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research, 3(3): 833-840.
  • Adnan K. M. M., M. M. Rahman, S. A. Sarker (2014). “Marketing Channels and Post-Harvest Practices of Onion: A Case of Bogra and Joypurhat District in Bangladesh” Universal Journal of Agricultural Research, 2(2): 61-66.
  • Hajong P., M. Moniruzzaman, M. I. A. Mia, M. M. Rahman (2014). “Storage System of Potato in Bangladesh”. Universal Journal of Agricultural Research, 2(1): 11-17.
  • Hossain M. R., A. R. Mollah, J. U. Ahmed, M. S. Alamgir and M. M. Rahman (2013). “An Economic Study on Transplanted Aman Rice Production Under Alternative Crop Sharing Arrangement in Selected Areas of Mymensingh District”. Bangladesh Journal of Progressive Science & Technology, 11(1): 139-144. Available online at http:/www.bjpst.net
  • Rahman M.M, S.A. Sabur, M. J. Alam and M. J. Uddin (2013). “An Agribusiness Study on Chewing Sugarcane in Khagrachhari District of Bangladesh”. Bangladesh Journal of Sugarcane, 33 & 34: 114-123.
Books:
  • Rahman MM, Sabur S.A. and Alam M. J. (2014). “Chewing Sugarcane: A Potential Agribusiness in Hill Areas of Bangladesh”. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany.
Research Interests:
  • Agricultural Marketing
  • Value Chain Analysis
  • E-commerce
  • Food System
Research Support:
  • “Value chain Analysis of Winter Vegetables in Sylhet District”- Funded by Sylhet Agricultural University Research System (SAURES), Bangladesh. (As a PI)
  • “Baseline condition and competitiveness of Agricultural Produces in the Sylhet region and upgrade market directory of Sylhet & Chittagong Division”- funded by Department of Agricultural Marketing (DAM), Ministry of Agriculture, Bangladesh. (As a Marketing Specialist)
  • “Promoting and Modernization of Teaching Learning Facilities for Newly Launched Agricultural Economics & Business Studies Faculty of Sylhet Agricultural University”- (HEQEP) Funded by University Grants Commission of Bangladesh and World Bank. (As a Member)
Undergraduate Courses:
  • Agricultural Prices
  • Agricultural Marketing
  • Research Methodology
  • Enterprise Development
  • Livestock Marketing
Masters Courses:
  • Agribusiness Management
Academic Degrees and Qualification:
  • (on going) PhD in Agricultural Economics and Management , College of Economics and Management, Huazhong Agricultural University, P.R. China
  • M.S. in Agricultural Economics (Agribusiness and Marketing), Department of Agribusiness and Marketing, Bangladesh Agricultural University.
  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics (Honours), Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Bangladesh Agricultural University.
Positions and Affiliations:
  • February 2014 to till now : Assistant Professor Dept. of Agricultural Marketing & Business Management, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh.
  • January 2013 to January 2014: Lecturer Dept. of Agricultural Marketing & Business Management, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh.
  • February 2011 to December 2012: Scientific Officer Agricultural Economics Division, Bangladesh Sugar-crop Research Institute, Ishurdi, Pabna.
Awards and Scholarships:
  • China Government Scholarship (CSC) in 2019
Professional Memberships:
  • Bangladesh Economic Association
  • Bangladesh Agricultural Economist Association
  • Krishibid Institution Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh Agricultural University Alumni Association
Conference contributions (Oral Presentations):
  • 27 November to 1 December 2018 The First International Cross Border E-Commerce Forum, (Presented paper: E-commerce in Bangladesh: The Present scenario and prospect), College of Economics and Management, Huazhong Agricultural university, Wuhan, China.
Attended Conferences and Workshops:
  • 16 September, 2018 Workshop on “Inclusive Market and Entrepreneurship Development” Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies (FAEBS), Sylhet Agricultural University (SAU), Bangladesh
  • 11 to 12 August, 2018 Workshop on “Technical Report Writing and Editing” Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies (FAEBS), Sylhet Agricultural University (SAU), Bangladesh
  • 15 to 17 October, 2014 8th international Conference of the Asian Society of Agricultural Economist (ASAE) at BRAC Center for Development Management, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • 22 December 2014 Faculty Workshop on ‘’Advancing Market responsive Agriculture and Agribusiness Education’’- CDCS Knowledge Institute, Dhaka.
  • 8 to 9 January 2011 workshop on Academic quality improvement of BAU graduates, Bangladesh Agricultural University.
Training:
  • 17 July 2019 "Sustainable Development Goals, Bangladesh Delta Plan and Haor Basin" Organized by Institute of Development Studies and Sustainability (IDSS), United International University, Bangladesh.
  • 11 to 14 February, 2019 Participatory Exercise on Foresight for Food Systems in South Asia, Organized by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • 15 September, 2018 “Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and Bangladesh” Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies (FAEBS), Sylhet Agricultural University (SAU), Bangladesh
  • 4August, 2018 “Statistical test (Parametric and Non-parametric) on Social Sciences” , Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies (FAEBS), Sylhet Agricultural University (SAU), Bangladesh
  • 28 to 29 October, 2015 Training on Research Methodology, Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh.
  • 12 to 13 May, 2015 Training on Project Cycle and Financial Management, Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh.
  • 15 to 19 January, 2012 Training on Technical report writing and editing, Agricultural Information Centre, BARC Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • 24 to 28 April, 2011 Training on Econometric analysis through different computer software, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • 28 to 30 October, 2010 Training on Trade policy appreciation training on WTO and Bangladesh , Bureau of Socioeconomic Research and Training, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh.
  • 11 to 29 April, 2010 Training on computer training course on MS Excel, MS Access and SPSS , Bureau of Socioeconomic Research and Training, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh.
Language:
  • Bengali as Mother tongue
  • English
  • Chinese (conversation)