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Dr. M. Asaduzzaman Sarker
Dr. M. Asaduzzaman Sarker

Professor Contact No : +88-01712156488
Department of Agricultural Extension Education Email : masarker@bau.edu.bd
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Research Interest:    Organic Farming, Climate Change, Agricultural Communication, Rural Poverty and Sustainable Rural Development  
PhD In Bio-Production Science     - 2010
Tottori University
Japan
MS In Bio-Resources Science    - 2007
Yamaguchi University
Japan
MS In Agricultural Extension Education    - 2001
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Bangladesh
Bachelor Of Science In Agriculture    - 1999
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Bangladesh
Total Number:  6
 

Research

  1. Vulnerability Assessment of Crop Husbandry to Drought in North-Western Region of Bangladesh, Bangladesh University Grants Comission, 300,000 BDT
  2. Fostering Women Voices through Videos in Bangladesh, 2010-2012, Centre for Development Research (CDR), University of BOKU, Austria, 12,000 USD.
  3. Linking Farmers’ Innovation towards Market: The case of botanical pesticide, 2013,University Grants’ Commission of Bangladesh, 2000 USD.
  4. Survey (Pre and Post Demonstration and Training) on Ecofriendly Pest Management Practices on Brinjal in Greater Jessore region of Bangladesh, 2012-2013, University Grants’ Commission of Bangladesh, 2000 USD.
  5. Farmers’ Innovation Capacity for Climate-smart Forest and Agricultural Practices in Bangladesh, 2014 ETC Foundation, The Netherlands, 8000 USD.
  6. Extension Strategies for Promotion of Organic Pineapple in Bangladesh, 2015-2016, Bangladesh Agricultural University Research System (BAURES), 4000 USD.

Consultancy Research Works

  1. Monitor the project on “Food Security through Enhanced Agricultural Production, Diversified Sources of Income, Value Addition and Marketing in Bangladesh (GTFS/BGD/041/ITA) funded by Italian Government and implemented by FAO, Bangladesh and Department of Agricultural Extension, Dhaka. The monitoring activity was offered by FAO, Bangladesh under agreement FAOBGDLOA2014-027.
  2. Monitor the progress (specifically of women empowerment) of the project “Food Security through Enhanced Agricultural Production, Diversified Sources of Income, Value Addition and Marketing in Bangladesh (GTFS/BGD/041/ITA) funded by Italian Government and implemented by FAO, Bangladesh and Department of Agricultural Extension, Dhaka. The monitoring activity was offered by FAO, Bangladesh under agreement FAOBGDLOA2015-020.
  3. Conduct a study on the Role of Research and Extension in the Adoption of Agricultural Management Practices in Bangladesh. The study was offered by FAO, Bangladesh under agreement no. FAOBGDLOA2015-034.
  4. Conduct a study on Scope of Introducing IPM Technologies in Bangladesh. The study was offered by Swiss Contact Ltd.
  5. Conduct a study on Poverty and Food Security in Bangladesh. The study was offered by Bread for the World (BFW).
Total Number:  7
 
  1. 2019: Decision Support System for Agro-Technology Transfer (DSSAT), Organized by Faculty of Agriculture, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh

  2.  2016: Food and Nutrition Security, Jointly Organized by Bangladesh Agricultural University, Wageningen University and Research, Centre for Development Innovation, The Netherlands

  3. 2015 : Organic Leadership Course, IFOAM Academy, IFOAM Organics International, German

  4. 2014 : Training on Enabling and Facilitating Meaningful Learning, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

  5. 2013 : Training on Curriculum Development and Teaching Methodology, Graduate Training Institute, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh

  6. 2004 : Training on Statistical Methods for Agricultural Research, Graduate Training Institute, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh

  7. 2004 : Training on Scientific Report Writing, Graduate Training Institute, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh

Lecturer
28 Feb, 2004 - 05 Jun, 2006
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Associate Professor
28 Feb, 2011 - 02 Mar, 2015
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Assistant Professor
06 Jun, 2006 - 27 Feb, 2011
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Professor
03 Mar, 2015 -
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Total Number:  52
 

Contribution in Book

  1. Kashem, M.A. and Sarker, M.A. (2005). Secondary Information and Analysis on Food Security and Hunger in Bangladesh, Survey on Food Security and Hunger in Bangladesh, pp 23-92: RDRS Bangladesh, Dhaka.
  2. Rahman, M.Z., Rahman, M.H., Moniruzzaman, M and Sarker, M.A.(2015). Hundred Success Stories of Livelihood Improvement. Published by Project on Food Security through Agricultural Production, Diversified Courses of Income, Value Addition and Marketing in Bangladesh, November 2015, FAO, Bangladesh.
  3. Sarker, M.A. (2019). Organic Sack Gardening. In: Innovative and Adaptive Agricultural Technologies in Bangladesh, Edited by M. Z. Rahman,  Sandhipath; Dhaka, pp.63-84.

Journal Articles

  1. Amin, M. D., Sarker, M.A. and Rahman, M.Z. (2020). Present Status  and Challenges of Rice Seed Supply in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Extension Education,  32 (Special Issue), 79-87.
  2. Ferdous, Z., Zulfikar, F. Datta, A., Hasan, A.K. and sarker, M.A. (2020). Potential and challenges of organic agriculture in Bangladesh: a review. Journal of Crop Improvement, DOI: 10.1080/15427528.2020.1824951
  3. Begum, S., Sarker, M.A. and Mukta, M.Z.N. (2020). Adoption of Thai Koi by the Fish Farmers in a Selected Area of Mymensingh District. Bangladesh Journal of Extension Education, 32 (1): 73-86.
  4. Uddin, M.N., Kabir, K.H., Roy, D., Hasan, T., Sarker, M.A. and Emily, D. (2020). Understanding the constraints and its related factors in tilapia (Oreochromis sp.) fish culture at farm level: A case from Bangladesh. Aquaculture, 530(2021), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2020.735927.10.22214/ijraset.2020.31357
  5. Hasan, M.M., Sarker, M.S., Nazmul, K.H.N., Nazir, K.H.M.N., Rahman, B., and Sarker, M. A., Hasan, R. and Nasrin, T. (2020). Electronic Cigarettes (Vaping) preferences among University Students in Bangladesh. International Journal for Research in Applied Science in Engineering Technology, 8(IX), 174-177. DOI: 
  6. Sarker, M.S.A., Kabir, A., Mahmud, M.M., Hoque, N.S.K., Islam, S.S., Sarker, M.A., Rahman, B. and Nazir, KNHM. (2020). Prospects and Evaluation of an Integrated Extension Model designed for Anthrax-free Area Development,. Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education, 27 (3): 103-115. doi: 10.5191/jiaee.2020.273103.
  7. Sarker, M.S.A., El Zowalaty. M, E., Shahid, M.A. H., Sarker, M.A., Rahman, B.,  Järhult, J.D. and Nazir, KNHM. (2020). Maximization of Livestock Anthrax VaccinationCoverage in Bangladesh: An Alternative Approach. Vaccines 2020, 8 (435) DOI: 10.3390/vaccines8030435.
  8. Islam, T., Sarker, M.A., Rahman, M.Z., Rana, M.M., Raihan, M.L. and Chumki, T. (2020). Nutritional Knowledge of the Women: A Comparative Study between Rural and Urban Areas from Mymensingh District of Bangladesh. Journal of Saemaulogy, 5(1): 29-55.
  9. Alam, M.A., Sarker, M.A., Hoque, M.J. and Khan, M.S.H. (2019). Use of Agrochemicals in Pineapple Farming: A case study from Madhupur Forest Areas of Bangladesh. Journal of South Pacific Agriculture, 22, 10-16.
  10. Mostafa, K., Sarker, M.A., Islam, M.A. and Rana, M.M. (2019). Assessing Empowerment Status of Women Tea Garden Workers: A Case of Doldoli Tea Garden, Sylhet. Bangladesh Journal of Extension Education, 31(1&2), 177-184.
  11.  Kaiser, A., Sarker, M.A. and Miah, M.A.M. (2018). Extension Workers’ Attitude towards e-Agriculture: A case study from Bangladesh. International Journal of Agricultural Science Research and Technology in Extension and Education System, 9(3): 149-162.
  12. Khatun, T., Sarker, M.A. and Rahman, M.H. (2018). Role of Participatory Videos in Economic Empowerment of Rural Women: A case study from Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, 8(1): 1-15.
  13. Ahmed, Z, Sarker, M.A., Rahman, M.Z., Lei, B. and Mukta, M.Z.N. (2018). Fisheries Extension in Bangladesh and Local Extension Agent for Fisheries: A micro level assessment of farmers’ attitude. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 6(4): 93-103.
  14. Farouque, M.G. and Sarker, M.A. (2018). Farmers’ Knowledge and Practice of Organic Vegetable Cultivation: A Field Level Study from Bangladesh. Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, 10 (5): 99-107.
  15. Mehedi, M.A., Rahman, M.Z. and Sarker, M.A. (2018). A Climate Resilient Management Practice in Rice Farming: Adoption of alternate wetting and drying in Bangladesh. International Journal Agricultural Extension, 6(1): 25-32.
  16. Hasan, M.M, Sarker, M.A., Uddin, M.N., Rahman, M.Z. and Lei, B. (2018). A Coastal NGO and Its Role in Attaining Climate Resilience: A Case Study from Bangladesh. American Journal of Climate Change, 7: 187-203.
  17. Mardy, T., Uddin, M.N., Sarker, M.A., Roy, D. and Dunn, E. S. (2018). Assessing Coping Strategies in Response to Drought: A Micro level Study in the North-West Region of Bangldesh. Climate, 6(23): 1-18. Doi: 10.3390/cli6020023.
  18. Sarker, M.A., Chowdhury, A.H., Hoque, M., Lei, B. and Kabir, K.H. (2018). Videos in Improving Farmers’ Innovation Capacity for Climate-Smart Forest and Agricultural Practices: An Experience of Madhupur Sal Forest in Bangladesh. Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, 6: 83-99.
  19. Hasan, M. M., Sarker, M.A., Uddin, M.N. and Rahman, M.Z. (2018). Role of BRAC in Attaining Climate Resilience: A micro level study from coastal region of Bangladesh. International Journal of Natural and Social Science, 5(2): 17-27.
  20. Khalak, A., Sarker, M.A. and Uddin, M.N. (2018). Farmers’ Access to ICT Based Media in Receiving Agricultural Information: A Case Study from Rural Bangladesh. American Journal of Rural Development, 6(1): 14-20. Doi, 10.12691/ajrd-6-1-3.
  21. Raihan, M.L., Sarker, M.A. and Miah, M.A.M. (2017). Shortage of Water in TEESTA River Basin and Its Impact on Crop Production in Northern Bangladesh. SAARC Journal of Agriculture, 15(2):113-123.doi, http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/sja.v15i2.35163.
  22. Anwar, M., Ferdous, Z., Sarker, M. A., Hasan, A.K., Akhter, M.B., Zaman, M. A. U., Haque, Z. and Ullah, H. (2017). Employment Generation, Increasing Productivity and Improving Food Security through Farming Systems Technologies in the Monga Regions of Bangladesh. Annul Research and Review in Biology, 16 (6): 1-15.
  23. Razeim, M.A., Farouque, M.G., Sarker, M.A., Asif, A. A. and Ahmed, M. (2017). Attitude of Farmers towards Pangas Farming for their Livelihood Improvements. Asian-Australasian Journal of Bioscience and Biotechnology, 2(1):106-119.
  24. Sheheli, S., Sarker, M.A., Dev, D.S. and Das, A.K. (2017). Improvement of Livelihood through Fish Farming in Haor Areas of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Extension Education, 26 (1&2): 77-84.
  25. Miah, M.A.M., Sarker, M.A., Dev, D.S. And Kabita, K.N. (2016). Preference of information sources by the fish farming communities of Muktagacha Upazila in Bangladesh. Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, 8(9):166-170.doi, 10.5897/JAERD2016.0796.
  26. Munmun, R., Sarker, M. A., Hoque, M. J. and Kabir, K.H. (2015). Women’s Participation in Agricultural Activities at Forest Land Areas of Bangladesh. Journal of Social Sciences, 11(1): 30-38.
  27. Billah, M.M, Sarker, M. A., Miah, M.A.M. and Kabir, K.H. (2015). Adaptation of farming practices by the small farmers in response to climate change. Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, 7(2): 30-40.
  28. Kabir, K.H., Roy, D., Sarker, M. A. and Kuri, S. (2014) Information Seeking behavior of Farmers to Ensure Sustainable Agriculture. European Academic Research, 2(3): 3723-3734.
  29. Chowdhury, A. H., Akter, R., Sarker, M. A. and Miah, M.A.M. (2012). Video, Learning and Food Security- New Thinking for Supporting Farmer-to-Farmer Learning Bangladesh, Bangladesh Journal of Extension Education, 24(1&2): 53-73.
  30. Sarker, M.A., Chowdhury, A.H., Miah, M.A.M., Aurangozeb, M.K. and Peloschek, F.A. (2011). Participatory Rural Video Centre in Fostering Women’s Voices: A model from Bangladesh, Extension Farming Systems Journal, 7(2):27-32.
  31. Hasan, M.K., Miah, M. A. M. and. Sarker, M. A. (2011). Quality of Higher Education in Bangladesh as Perceived by Students, Teachers, Mid-level Personnel. Bangladesh Journal Extension Education, 23(1&2): 17-26.
  32. Sarker, M.A. and Itohara, Y. (2011). Developing Organic Agriculture and Its Effect on Sustainable Livelihood Development of Small Farmers in Bangladesh. Asia-Pacific Journal of Rural Development, 21: 29-44.
  33. Sarker, M.A., Itohara, Y., Hoque, M. and Uddin, S. N. (2011). Scope and challenges of organic wheat cultivation in Bangladesh. Australian Journal of Crop Science, 5(9 Special):1114-1119 (2011).
  34. Hoque, M., Sarker, M.A. and Islam, M.T. (2010). Women’s Participation in Economic Activities: a comparative study for members and non-members of the Micro- credit Organizations. Bangladesh Journal of Extension Education, 22 (1&2): 57-64.
  35. Sarker, M.A. and Itohara, Y. (2010). Adoption of organic farming and household food security of the smallholders: A case study from Bangladesh. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment, 8(1): 86-90.
  36. Sarker, M.A. and Itohara, Y. (2009). Farmers’ Perception about Extension Services and Extension Workers: the case of organic agriculture extension (OAE) program by PROSHIKA in Bangladesh. American Journal Agricultural and Biological Science, 4(4): 332-337, 2009.
  37. Sarker, M.A. Itohara,Y. and Hoque, M. (2009). Determinants of Adoption Decisions: The Case Organic Farming (OF) in Bangladesh. Extension Farming Systems Journal, 5(2): 39-46.
  38. Sarker, M.A. Itohara, Y. (2008). Factors Influencing the Extent of Practice of Organic Farming Technologies: A Case Study of Tangail District in Bangladesh. American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, 3 (3): 584-590.
  39. Sarker, M.A. and Itohara, Y. (2009). Farmers’ Perception about Extension Services and Extension Workers: the case of organic agriculture extension (OAE) program by PROSHIKA in Bangladesh. American Journal Agricultural and Biological Science, 4(4): 332-337.
  40. Sarker, M.A., Itohara, Y. and Hoque, M. (2009). Determinants of Adoption Decisions: The Case Organic Farming (OF) in Bangladesh. Extension Farming Systems Journal, 5(2): 39-46.
  41. Sarker, M.A. and Itohara, Y. (2009). Impact of Organic Farming on Household Income of the Smallholders in Bangladesh. Journal of Rural Problems, 45(2): 49-54.
  42. Sarker, M.A. and Itohara, Y. (2008). Factors Influencing the Extent of Practice of Organic Farming Technologies: A Case Study of Tangail District in Bangladesh. American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, 3 (3): 584-590.
  43. Sarker, M.A. and Itohara, Y. (2007). Information Sources Used by the Farmers Regarding Practice of Organic Farming-A Study from Bangladesh. Journal of Rural Problems, 43(1), 234-239.
  44. Sarker, M.A., Chowdhury, A.H. and Itohara, Y. (2006). Entreprenureships Barriers of Pond Fish Culture in Bangladesh- A Case Study from Mymensingh District. Journal of Social Sciences, 2(3), 68-73. DOI. 10.3844/jssp.2006.68.73.
  45. Hossain, M.A., Sardar, M.H.U, Kashem, M.A. and Sarker, M.A. (2003). Adoption of IPM Practices by the RDRS Beneficiaries under PETTRA Project. Bangladesh Journal of Extension Education, 15(1&2): 1-6.
  46. Hossain, M.A., Suttradhar, N.C., Kashem, M.A. and Sarker, M.A. (2003).Farmers' Awareness on Environmental Degradation Caused by the Use of Modern Agricultural Technologies. Bangladesh Journal of Extension Education, 15(1&2): 41-45.
  47. Mondol, H., Halim, A., Rahman, M.Z. and. Sarker, M.A. (2003). Training Need of the Women in Rice Post Harvest Activities. Bangladesh Journal of Extension Education, 5(1&2): 117-122.
  48. Kashem, M. A., Sarker, M.A. Samsuzzaman, S. and Haque, M. M. (2004). Food Security status in Bangladesh in the Context of Sustainable Livelihoods Development. Bangladesh Journal of Extension Education, 16 (Special issue): 49-60.
  49. Sarker, M.A., Halim, A. and Rahman, M.Z. (2002). Farmers’ Attitude towards Organic Homestead Gardening Programme of World Vision. Bangladesh Journal of Extension Education, 14(1&2): 41-45.

 

Total Number:  20
 
  1. International Seminar on “Innovative Extension Management for Uplifting Livelihood of Farmers – Status, Initiatives and Way forward", Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, India, 27-28 June, 2019.

  2. Regional Symposium on Research into Smallholder Pig Production, Health and Pork Safety, Hanoi, Vietnam, 27-29 March, 2019.

  3. International Conference on Global Climate Change hold in  Guilin, China , 23–25 March, 2018.

  4. International Conference on Integration of Innovation in Science & Technology to Accelerate Agricultural Modernization in Asia, Baoshan, China, 16-21 July, 2018.

  5. First International Forum on Rice Development at Changsha, China, 6-9 September 2018.

  6. International Conference on Rice Culture and Tourism, Guangnan city, Yunnan Province, China, 19-21 September, 2018.

  7. 1st Academic Forum on China-South and Southeast Asian Rural Vitalization- the Future of Rural Development in China, South and South-East Asia, Mengla, Yunnan Province, China, 7-9 November, 2018.

  8. The 7th International Conference on Integration of Science and Technology for Sustainable development (7th ICIST), Bali, Indonesia, 26-29 November, 2018.

  9. Asia and the Pacific Symposium on Sustainable Food Systems for Healthy Diets and Improved Nutrition, Organized by FAO in Bangkok, Thailand, 10-11 November, 2017.

  10. International Conference on Organic Agriculture in the Tropics, University Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesis, 20-24 August, 2017.

  11. International Conference on Complementary Issues in Integrating Climate (AGROTECH-2017), Kalimpong Science Centre, West Bengal, India, 11-12 May, 2017.

  12. 18th IFOAM Organic World Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, 13-15 October 2014.

  13. The 4th Asian Organic Rice Conference,  Held in Goesan County, Chungbuk Province in Republic of South Korea,  2-3 October 2014.

  14. International Conference on Agriculture and Forestry, Held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2014 (ICOAF 2014).

  15. 17Th IFOAM Organic World Congress, Namyangju, Republic of Korea, 28 September-01 October, 2011.

  16. IFOAM Conference on Organic Plant and Animal Breeding, Sata Fe, USA, August,  2009.

  17. International Conference on Shaping Change in Communities: Dimensions of Excellence, Busselton, Western Australia, November, 2009.

  18. International Workshop on Opportunities and Challenges of Organic Production and Marketing in South Asia, Kathmandu, Nepal, 10-11 August, 2008.

  19. 16th IFOAM Organic World Congress, Modena, Italy, 16-20 June 2008.

  20. 3rd International Conference on Linking Smallholder Farmers into Market, New Delhi, India, February, 2006.

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Title Institution Subject Receipt Date
Recipient of National Science & Technology (NST) Fellowship Ministry of Science &Technology, Government of the People's Republic ofBangladesh Fellowship 2000
Recipient of MEXT Fellowship Ministry of Science, Sports and Culture, Japan Fellowship 2005
Best Oral Presentation Award International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Integrating Climate- The Emerging Areas of Agriculture, Horticulture, Biodiversity, Forestry (AGROTECH 2017), Kalimpong, West Bengal, India Award 2017
Talented Young Scientist Fellowship Programme (TYSP) Ministry of Science and Technology, Republic of China Fellowship 2017-18
Membership Type Organization
Member International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR)
Life Member Bangladesh Society of Environmental Science & Natural Resources Conservation
Life Member Seed Science Society of Bangladesh
Life Member and Founder General Secretary Bangladesh Society for Organic Farming and Safe Food
Life Member and General Secretary Bangladesh Agricultural Extension Society
Life Member Japanese University Alumni Association in Bangladesh