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Dr. Mohammad Ataur Rahman
Dr. Mohammad Ataur Rahman

Associate Professor Contact No : +880-1721199032
Department of Agricultural Finance Email : marahman@bau.edu.bd
Faculty of Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology
 
Research Interest:   Poverty, Microcredit, Food Security, Agricultural Credit, Rural Livelihoods
SSC
Doulat Hossain High School
Bangladesh
PhD In Agricultural Sciences    - 2006
University of Hohenheim
Germany
M.Sc. In Agricultural Sciences, Food Security And Natural Resource Management    - 2002
University of Hohenheim
Germany
B.Sc.Ag.Econ.(Hons.)    - 1997
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Bangladesh
M.S. In Agricultural Economics (Finance)    - 2001
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Bangladesh
HSC    - 1992
Tejgoan College, Dhaka
Bangladesh
Total Number:  6
 

1.“Use of Biogas Plant in Bangladesh:Impact, Financial Viability and Future Prospects”. Principal Investigator. Funded by Bangladesh Agricultural University Research System (BAURES), July 2018-June 2020. Project No. RPP-2018-007.

2“Conservation Agriculture and  Household Food Security: A Study of  Smallholder Farmers of  Char Area in  Bangladesh ”. Principal Investigator. Funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Peoples' Republic of Bangladesh. Project number: 2017-2018/1/BS-3/MOST

3. ‘Impact of Solar Panel on Rural Livelihood and its Future Prospect in Bangladesh’, Principal Investigator. Funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Peoples' Republic of Bangladesh. Project number: 2016-201711/BS-13/MOST

4. "Carbon and Ecological Footprint of Intensive Aquaculture Practice in Bangladesh". Associate Investigator. Funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Peoples' Republic of Bangladesh. Project number: 2015-2016/ES261/1190/MOST.

5. "Impact of Credit on Livelihoods and Food Security of Tribal People in Mymensingh District of Bangladesh". Principal Investigator. Funded by Bangladesh Agricultural University Research System (BAURES), Project No. BAURES/2015/131/BAU.

6. "The Role of Credit in Food Production and Food Security in a Selected Area of Bangladesh". Principal Investigator. Funded by Bangladesh Agricultural University Research System (BAURES), Project No.2012/17/AU-GC.

Total Number:  3
 

Business Start-up Counselling Training, 14-16 October 2018.University of Twente, The Netherlands and Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh.

Enterprising Teaching Methods Training. 13-15 May 2018. University of Twente, The Netherlands and Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh.

Teaching Methods and Techniques Training. 21 April to 03 May 2012. Graduate Training Institute, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh.

Associate Professor
19 Jan, 2017 -
Assistant Professor
19 Jan, 2011 - 18 Jan, 2017
Total Number:  22
 

1. Rahman, M.A. and Noman, S.M.M.H. 2019. Poverty and food security analysis of handloom weaver households in a selected area of Bangladesh. Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University. Vol.17. No.1. pp.80-85.

2.Rahman, M.A. and Runa, N.S. 2018.  Economics of  Biogas Plant Uses and Its Impact on Rural Livelihood in a Selected Area of Bangladesh.  International  Journal of Scientific Engineering and Research. Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2018, pp.37-44.

3. Rahman, M.A. and Roy A.C. 2018. Conservation Agriculture and  Household Food Security: A Study of  Smallholder Farmers of  Char Area in  Bangladesh. Journal of Agricultural Engineering and Food Technology. Vol 5, No.1.pp. 33-39.

4.Islam,A., Rahman, M.A. and Saha, J.K. 2018. "Profitability of banana cultivation under agricultural credit in Narsingdi district of Bangladesh".Journal of Fundamental and Applied Agriculture.Vol.3, No.3, pp.525-530.

5. Begum, M.M., Saha, J.K. Rahman, M.A.  and  Ahmed, M.R. 2017. An Economic Study of Potato Production in Selected Areas of Sylhet District. Journal of the Sylhet Agricultural University, Volume 4, Number 1, pp.129-136.

6. Rahman,M.A. and Kholilullah,M.I. 2017. "Use of Solar Panel at Rural Areas of Bangladesh:Impacts, Financial Viability and Future Prospects".International Journal of Science and Research.Volume 6, Issue 10,pp 398-404.

7. Rahman, M.A. and Kholilullah, M.I. 2017. "Impact of Solar Panel on Livelihoods in a Selected Area of Bangladesh". International Journal of Renewable Energy. Vol.12, No.1, pp 133-142.

8. Sammader, A., Rahman, M.A. and Saha, J.K. 2017. "An Economic Study of Banana Production by BKB Borrowers in a Selected Area of Sylhet District of Bangladesh." Journal of Fundamental and Applied Agriculture. Vol.2, No.2.,pp 256-260.

9.Rahman, M.A., Hasan, M.M. and Hafeez, ASM.G.2016.' Impact assessment of ASA credit program on livelihoods and empowerment of poor women in a selected area of Bangladesh.' Journal of Fundamental and Applied Agriculture. Vol.1., No.1.pp.7-11.

10. Rahman, M.A., Siddiki,M. and Khan, M.A. 2016. 'Impact of Credit on Tribal Livelihoods and Food Security in Banladesh'. International Journal of Emerging Issues in Economics, Finance and Banking (JEIEFB). Vol.1, No.1, pp.1794-1801.

11. Rahman, M.A., Ahmed, F., Islam, M.S. and Khan, M.A. 2015. 'Pond fish culture and needs for credit: A study in selected areas of Tangail district'. Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University. Vol.13, No.1, pp.117-124.

12. Kabir,M.S., Seamoon, F.R. and  Rahman, M.A. 2014. 'Poverty trend among the lower class households in a rural area of Bangladesh'. Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University. Vol. 12, No.2 ,pp.337-344.

13. Kabir,M.S., Oliujjaman,M., Rahman,M.A. and Akter, R. 2014. 'Rural Women and Food Security in Mymensingh District'. Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University. Vol. 12, No.1,pp.105-110.

14. Rahman, M.S., Khatun,M., Rahman, M.A., Azam, M.G. and Sultana,S. 2014. 'Assessing the Impact of Credit on Rice Production and Food Security on Farm Households in Bangladesh'. International Journal of Innovative Research and Development, Vol.3,No.6, pp.300-308.

15. Rahman, M.A., Abka,R., Rahman,M.S. and Sarma, P.K. 2013. 'Poverty and food security analysis: A study of fishermen households in a selected area of Bangladesh'. Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University. Vol. 11, No.2,pp.293-299.

16. Rahman, M.A., Khatun, M., Tasnim, Z. and Islam, N. 2013. 'Empowerment and Microfinance: A Socioeconomic Study of Female Garment Workers in Dhaka City'. Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University. Vol. 11, No.1,pp.125-132.

17. Rana, M.M., Rahman, M.A., Uddin, G.M.K. and Sarma, P.K. 2012. 'Participation of Rural Women in Micro-Credit: A Study of BRAC in Sadar Upazila of Gazipur District'. Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University. Vol. 10, No.2, pp.277-282.

18. Rahman, M.A., Haque, S. and Sharma, P.K. 2012. ‘Socioeconomic impact of rice-cum-fish culture in a selected area of Bangladesh.’ Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University. Vol. 10, No.1, pp. 119-123.

19. Rahman, M.A. and Haque,S. 2011. " Social Networks in Rural Situation: A Case Study in Mymensingh District of Bangladesh."The Agriculturists. Vol.9, No.1&2, pp.73-81.

20. Sarma, P.K. and Rahman, M.A. 2009. 'Alternative IGAs and Enterprise Promotion: A Case Study on DREAM Project of POPI'. The Journal of Rural Development, Vol.36, No. 2, pp 33-57.

21.Mian, M.R.U., Khan, J., Islam, A.H.M.S., Moniruzzaman, K.M. and Rahman, M. A.. 2008. 'An Assessment of the Performance of GB Credit in Mymensingh Sadar Upazila'. Journal of Bangladesh Society for Agricultural Science and Technology, Vol. 5, No. 3&4, pp. 63-66.

22.Rahman, M.A. 2006. 'Capabilities and Social Networks: Poverty and Development Analysis in Selected Areas in Bangladesh'(Book), Der Andere Publication, Germany. ISBN-10: 3-89959-536-X, ISBN-13:978-3-89959-536-9.

Total Number:  7
 

Course attended:

  1. AuthorAID Research Communication online course. Grade: Merit, Course duration: 7 weeks (3 October to 20 November 2017), Average study time:28 hours

Conferences attended:

  • 1. Fourth International Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Social Sciences, GB15Kolkata, India. Dates: 18-20 December, 2015.
  • 2. Conference on "Visualizing Structure and Agency Through Social Network Analysis: A Postcolonial Case Study" in the university of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada .March13, 2015.
  • 3. International Conference on “Climate Resilient Technology Development and Extension for Sustainable Agriculture”. 7-8 March, 2013, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
  • 4. Tropentag-2005, Germany
  • 5. Tropentag-2004, Germany
  • 6. Human Development and Capability Association Conference 2003 Pavia, Italy.
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Title Institution Subject Receipt Date
• Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Scholarship University of Hoheheim, Germany PhD in Agriculrural Sciences January 2004
• Eiselen-Stiftung Foundation Scholarship University of Hoheheim, Germany M.Sc in AGricultural Sciences, Food Security and Natural Resource Management October 2000
• M. Lutfur Rahman Memorial Prize 2000 Bangladesh Agricultural University B.Sc. Ag. Econ (Hons.)
Membership Type Organization
General Bangladesh Agriculturist Assocition
Life Bangladesh Agricultural Economists Association
Life Bangladesh Economic Association
Member of Human Development and Capability Association (HDCA) Human Development and Capability Association (HDCA)
Member of the Indigenous Research Institute Simon Fraser University, Canada