Mr. Swarup Barua
Mr. Swarup Barua
Assistant Professor and Chairman
B.Sc. Ag. Econ. (Hons.) (SAU) M.S. in Agril. Econ. (Agribusiness & Marketing) (BAU)
01612092926
sbarua.ambm@sau.ac.bd
sbarua.sau2015@gmail.com

Publication Profile:
  • Number of publications: 09
  • Peer-reviewed journal articles: 08
  • Number of proceeding papers: 02
Citation indices:
  • Number of citations: 14
  • H-index: 02
  • RG Score: 1.78
Peer Reviewed Selected Articles:
  • Rahman, M.M., Zhou, D., Barua, S., Farid, M.S., (2020), “Challenges of value chain actors for vegetable production and marketing in North-East Bangladesh.”GeoJournal( Springer). DOI: 10.1007/s10708-020-10170-y
  • Mamun M. A. A., Alam M. J., Ethen D. Z., Barua S., (2019). Potential Economic Benefit and Producers’ Willingness to Adopt Bt-Brinjal in Bangladesh: An Ex-Ante Analysis. International Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Research, Conscientia Beam, vol. 6(3), pages 137-149.
  • Begum M., Sabur S.A., Molla M.M.U., and Barua S.(2018): VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS OF CAPTURED FISH: A CASE OF DEKHAR HAOR OF SUNAMGANJ DISTRICT IN BANGLADESH:49-69
  • Begum M, Farid MS, 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; 25(2), Series. 9; 62-66
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Research Interests:
  • Agricultural and Food Economics
  • Livestock Economics and Marketing
  • Agribusiness and Food system
  • Value chain and Consumer Behaviour
  • Climate Change Issue in Agriculture
  • Food-water-energy nexus
  • Agricultural Prices
Research Support:
  • "Factors Determining Consumer Purchasing Behavior Towards Captured Haor Fish in North-east Bangladesh"- Funded by University Grants Commission (UGC), Bangladesh. (Principle-Investigator-2020-21 , Ongoing)
  • “Value Chain Analysis of Winter Vegetables in Sylhet District”- Funded by University Grants Commission (UGC), Bangladesh. (Co-Investigator)
Undergraduate Courses:
  • Management Accounting
  • Agricultural Marketing
  • Agricultural Prices
  • Livestock Marketing
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Research Methodology
Masters Courses:
  • Agribusiness Marketing
Academic Degrees and Qualification:
  • M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics (Agribusiness and Marketing) 07/2014 —12/2015; Bangladesh Agricultural University.
  • B.Sc in Agricultural Economics(Hons.)— 03/2010-06/2014; Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh.
Positions and Affiliations:
  • December 2017 to till date – Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Marketing and Business Management, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh
  • December 2015 to November 2017 – Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Marketing and Business Management, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh
Other Academic, Administrative and Scientific Research Involvements:
  • September 2019 to till date -Acting Chairman-Department of Agricultural Marketing and Business Management, Sylhet Agricultural University
  • November 2018 to till date -Assistant Hall Provosts-Humayun Rashid Chowdhury Hall, Sylhet Agricultural University
Awards and Recognitions:
  • Janata Bank Limited awarded for obtained CGPA 3.872 with distinction in Bachelor degree
  • Secured merit scholarship from the Nippon Foundation of Japan and Bangladesh Scholarship Council-2010-11 for outstanding academic achievement in SSC and HSC Examination.
Professional Memberships:
  • Member at Sylhet Agricultural University Teachers Association
  • Life member at Bangladesh Agricultural Economic Association
  • Life member at Bangladesh Economic Association
  • Member at Bangladesh Krishibid Institution
Other Social and Cultural Organization Involvement:
  • Founding member and worked as a Press and publication Secretary (2013-2014) of the Sylhet Agricultural University Debating Society (SAUDS), Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh
  • Worked as a Member as a Blood Donor of Voluntary Organization at Badhan.
  • Life member at Sylhet Debate Federation.
Attended Conferences and Workshops:
  • Participated in International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development: Road to SDGs organized by Bangladesh Agricultural Extension society (BAES) and Sylhet Agricultural University (SAU), Bangladesh– 23th to 24th January 2020.
  • Participated in the 4th South Asian Network Economic Modeling (SANEM) Annual Economists Conference (SAEC) - February 16-17, 2019.
  • Participated in the 16th Biennial Conference at Bangladesh Agricultural Economics Association (BAEA)-April 28-29, 2018.
  • Participated in the 20th Biennial Conference at Bangladesh Economics Association (BEA)-December 21-22, 2017.
  • Participated in the 5th Annual Banking Conference at Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM)-December 4-5, 2016.
  • Participated in National Go Green Summit-2014.
  • Participated in the 8th International Conference at Asian Society of Agricultural Economists (ASAE)-October 15-17, 2014.
  • Workshop on “Inclusive Market and Entrepreneurship Development” Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh:16 September 2018
  • Seminar on “ Sustainable Development Goals and Bangladesh” Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh:15 September 2018
  • Workshop on “ Technical Report Writing and Editing” Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh: 11 to 12 August, 2018
  • Seminar on "Research Proposal", Faculty of Agricultural Economics & Business Studies, SAU, Sylhet; 31/08/2016.
  • Workshop on "Multivariate Data Analysis Using SPSS", Faculty of Agricultural Economics & Business Studies, SAU, Sylhet; 27/04/2016 to 28/04/2016.
Training:
  • Training on “Accounts and Financial Management” Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Sylhet Agricultural University (SAU), Bangladesh: 30 to 31st November, 2019
  • Training on “Introduction to SAMs and CGE modeling'' International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and South Asian Network Economic Modeling (SANEM), Dhaka, Bangladesh:21 to 25 July, 2019
  • Training on “ Statistical test ( Parametric and Non-parametric) on Social Sciences”Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh: 4 August, 2018
  • “Advance Econometrics using STATA”Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh: 20 to 21 April, 2018
  • “Project Cycle and Financial Management”Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh: 12 to 13 May, 2015
  • “Computer Training Course on MS Excel, SPSS and STATA” Bureau of Socioeconomic Research and Training, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh:10 to 26 February 2015
Language:
  • Bengali (Mother Tongue)
  • English (Second Language)