Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU)

Dr. M. Nahid  Sattar
Dr. M. Nahid Sattar
Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
Faculty of Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology
Research Interest:    Sustainable crop, fisheries & aquaculture systems; Water & energy use in agriculture; Adoption & diffusion of agricultural technologies; Food policy.
Contact No : +88-01796266729
Email : nahidsattar@bau.edu.bd
Total Number: 8

Sarker, S. A., Wang, S., Adnan, K. M., and Sattar, M. N. (2020). Economic feasibility and determinants of biogas technology adoption: Evidence from Bangladesh. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 123, 109766.

Rahman, M. S., Flora, B., Rahman, M. M., Jahan, N., and Sattar, M N. (2019). Economics of banning Hilsa fishing and its impact on the fishermen's income in Chandpur Sadar Upazila of Bangladesh. Fundamental and Applied Agriculture, 4(4), 1038-1046.

Modak, M., Chowdhury, E. H., Rahman, M. S., and Sattar, M. N. (2019). Waste Management Practices and Profitability Analysis of Poultry Farming in Mymensingh District: A Socioeconomic Study. Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University, Vol. 17(1), pp. 50-57.

Sattar, M. N. and Rahman, M. S. (2018). Agricultural Transformation and Its Contribution towards Poverty Reduction and Food Security in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Open University Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, 10(2).

Sattar, M. N. and Mandal, M.A.S. (2013). An empirical evaluation of government paddy and rice procurement programmes in Bangladesh: policy implications for food security. Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 29(1), pp 305-324.

Rahman, M. S. and Sattar, M. N. (2013). Adoption Performance of IRRI Supported Submergence Tolerant Rice Variety in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 29(1), pp 009-024.

Islam, M. T., Uddin, M. T. and Sattar, M. N. (2012). A Comparative Economic Study on BARI Gom-24 and BARI Gom-23 Production in a Selected Area of Dinajpur District. Progressive Agriculture, Vol. 23 (1 & 2), pp. 123 – 132.

Rana, K. M. A. A., Rahman, M. S. and Sattar, M. N. (2012). Profitability of Small Scale Broiler Production in Some Selected Areas of Mymensingh. Progressive Agriculture, Vol. 23 (1 & 2), pp. 101 – 109.



PhD    - 2019
Michigan State University
MA    - 2011
University of East Anglia
MS    - 2011
Bangladesh Agricultural University
BSc    - 2009
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Total Number:  8

Working as a Co- Principal Investigator in the Project Implemented by Interdisciplinary Institute for Food Security (IIFS), BAU and financed by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) titled  “Linkages between Women’s Empowerment, Children’s Diet and Nutrition under Rapid Urbanization in Bangladesh”

Worked as the Principal Investigator in the IRRI implemented and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funded project titled “Vulnerabilities and Adaptation to Climate Change Experiences of Rice Farmers In Bangladesh” during 2012-13.

Worked as the Principal Investigator in the IRRI implemented and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funded project titled “STRASA Phase 2- Tracking Varietal Uptake and Assessment of STVS” during 2011-12.

Worked as a Research Assistant in the FAO implemented and National Food Policy Capacity Strengthening Programme (NFPCSP) financed, project titled “Effectiveness of Bangladesh`s Rice Procurement System and Possible Alternatives Supporting Farmers` Income and Sustaining Production Incentives” during 2012-13.

Conducted Masters Dissertation research titled “Impact of the Global Food Price on Developing Countries: A Cross Country Econometric Study with a Review of Micro Level Effects” for an MA in Development Economics at the School of International Development, University of East Anglia, UK.

Conducted Masters research titled “An Economic Evaluation of Public Food Operations in Bangladesh with Special Emphasis on Government Paddy and Rice Procurement Programmes” for an MS in Agricultural Economics (Production Economics) at Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.

Worked as a Senior Research Associate at the Research and Evaluation Division (RED) of BRAC, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh, during December 2011.

Worked as an Enumerator, Data Analyst and Report Writer for the IRRI implemented and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funded project for the development of Stress Tolerant Rice for Africa and South Asia (STRASA) during 2009-10.

Total Number:  6



Name of the Course

Name of the Institution

Skills obtained


Overview of Human Research Protection Requirements

Michigan State University

Incorporating ethical considerations for conducting research with human subjects.


Writing Winning Grant Proposals Workshop

Michigan State University

Writing grant proposals


Workshop on Participatory Varietal Selection

International Rice Research Institute and Bangladesh Rice Research Institute

Conducting participatory varietal selection process


Computer Training Course on MS Excel, MS Access and SPSS

Bureau of Socioeconomic Research and Training, BAU, Mymensingh

Computer skills on econometric analysis and database building and management.


Planning, Administration and Management

Graduate Training Institute, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh

Team work, leadership, event management, time management etc.


Designing and Implementing Databases with Oracle 8i (Advanced Computer Program)

ACME-IT Limited, Bangladesh

Designing and managing large databases.


Associate Professor
03 May, 2019 -
Assistant Professor
11 Jan, 2014 - 02 May, 2019
11 Jan, 2012 - 10 Jan, 2014
Total Number:  1

Participated as a speaker for the panel “Feed the Future Forward: The Next Generation” in Feed the Future Global Forum at Arlington, Virginia, USA during 19-21 May, 2014.


Subject Name Design No Year Gazette No Relevant Info
Title Institution Subject Receipt Date
Professor Dr. Md. Shahidul Hoque Gold Medal BAU B. Sc. in Agricultural Economics
NSICT Fellowship Ministry of Science and Technology MS in Agricultural Economics 2010
Dr. S. D. Chowdhury Gold Medal BAU B. Sc. in Agricultural Economics
University Gold Medal BAU B. Sc. in Agricultural Economics
University Award BAU B. Sc. in Agricultural Economics
Commonwealth Scholarship Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK MA in Development Economics 2010
BHEARD Scholarship Borlaug Higher Education for Agricultural Research and Development Program and USAID Doctoral Studies 2013
Membership Type Organization