Smita Dash Baishakhy
Smita Dash Baishakhy
Lecturer
M.S. in Agricultural Extension Education, B. Sc. in Agriculture (Hons.) from Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet-3100.
01737844408
smita.aext@sau.ac.bd
baishakhy.sd@gmail.com

Ms. Smita Dash Baishakhy was born in 1993, in Sunamganj district of Bangladesh. She earned her B. Sc. Agriculture (Hons.) and M.S. in Agricultural Extension Education degrees from Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet in 2016 and 2017 respectively. During her study period she gained the opportunity to acquire extensive knowledge on different fields of agriculture specially on different aspects of agricultural extension education and on project management and implementation, scientific writing, and data management, statistical analysis and interpretation of the results. Ms. Baishakhy is a very enthusiastic and passionate early-stage researcher who has authored or co-authored several peer-reviewed scientific articles. Her key research interests are in any field of Agricultural extension; with special emphasis on adaptive behavior, resilience of the farmers, communication pattern, technology transfer and innovation, and climate change adaptation in the haor areas. At present she is serving as a Faculty (Lecturer) in the Department of Agricultural Extension Education, Faculty of Agriculture, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet.

Publication Profile:
  • S. D. Baishakhy & M. A. Islam. 2018. Adaptive behavior of rice farmers against climate change induced flash flood in haor areas: Emphasizing their socio-economic traits. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology. 25(3): 1-11.
  • J. Ferdousy, M. R. Amin, M. A. Islam & S. D. Baishakhy. 2018. Rural women’s participation in boosting homestead vegetable cultivation in Moulvibazar district. Asian Journal of Education and Social Studies. 2(3): 1-9.
  • M. H. Uddin, M. A. Islam, M. R. Amin & S. D. Baishakhy. 2018. Level of Awareness of Haor Farmers in Combating Climate Change Hazards for Boro Rice Production. Asian Journal of Education and Social Studies. 2(4): 1-7.
  • M. A. Islam & S. D. Baishakhy. 2017. Promising adaptive practices for boro rice production against early flash flood: perspective from haor areas of Bangladesh. Interaction. XXXV(3): 83-90.
Research Interests:
  • Adaptation and adaptive capacity of the farmers,
  • Crop production system in Haor areas,
  • Climate change resilience,
  • Communication, innovation and diffusion of innovation among the rural farmers,
  • Gender and Development,
  • ICT & New media for rural development.
Undergraduate Courses:
  • Extension Organization Management (AGEXT-421)
  • Extension Program Planning and Outreach Program (AGEXT-412)
  • Extension Communication and Group Approaches (AGEXT-211)
  • Data Collection, Processing and Report Writing (AGEXT-212)
  • Fundamental of Extension, Leadership and Motivation (AGEXT-121)
  • Fundamental of Extension, Leadership and Motivation (AGEXT-122)
  • Fisheries Extension (AGEXT-422)
  • Agricultural Extension (AEX-402)
  • Agricultural Extension (AGEXT-322)
Academic Degrees and Qualification:
  • M.S. in Agricultural Extension Education from the Dept. of Agricultural Extension Education, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet (2016-2017).
  • B. Sc. Agriculture (Hons.) from the Faculty of Agriculture, Sylhet Agricultural University, Stlhet (2012-2016).
Positions and Affiliations:
  • Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Extension Education, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet.
Awards and Scholarships:
  • Awarded Chancellor’s Gold Medal-2018 from the Department of Agricultural Extension Education, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet.
  • Awarded Prime Minister Gold Medal-2016 from the faculty of Agriculture, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet.
  • Awarded National Science and Technology Fellowship 2017-18 in MS program from the Department of Agricultural Extension Education, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet
Other Social and Cultural Organization Involvement:
  • Member, Krishibid Institution Bangladesh, Khamar Bari, Dhaka.
Language:
  • Bengali (Mother tongue)
  • English (Fluent in speaking and writing)