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Dr. Lavlu  Mozumdar
Dr. Lavlu Mozumdar

Professor Contact No : 008801782046202
Department of Rural Sociology Email : lavlu.rs@bau.edu.bd
Faculty of Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology ResearchGate Google Scholar
 
Research Interest:    Entrepreneurship and Innovation Process; Entrepreneurial Orientation; Network Embeddedness; Youth and Women Agro-preneurs; Firm and Business Performance; Human and Social Capital; Food Security; Family Livelihood; Education, and Health; Women empowerment; Agro-technology; Farmers' Empowerment; Psychological Wellbeing; Quality of Life; Modelling of Socio-economic Phenomena
PhD    - 2018
Wageningen University
Netherlands
MSc     - 2012
Ghent University and Wageningen University
Belgium and Netherlands
MS    - 2008
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Bangladesh
BSc (Hons.)
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Bangladesh
Total Number:  10
 

Project and research experiences:

  1. Principal Investigator of the project “Women’s entrepreneurship in a multi-challenged context: An attempt towards women’s empowerment and wellbeing”. Funded by Bangladesh Agricultural University (February 2022 - January 2024).
  2. Team member and ‘gender and youth engagement specialist’ of the project “Appropriate Scale Mechanization Innovation Hub (ASMIH) - Bangladesh Phase II”. Funded by USAID(July 2020 – June 2023).
  3. Team member of the project entitled “Strengthening food safety TVET and higher education in Bangladesh (OKP-BGD-104475)”. Funded by Orange Knowledge Program (OKP) of Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education (NUFFIC) (June 2020 - December 2021).
  4. Principal Investigator of the project entitled “The mediating role of farm performance between agro-technologies and farmers’ livelihoods in Bangladesh”. Funded by the Ministry of Science and Information and Communication Technology (July 2020 - June 2021).
  5. Principal Investigator of the project entitled “Entrepreneurship in a challenging business environment”. Funded by Bangladesh Agricultural University (July 2019 - June 2021).
  6. Principal Investigator of the project entitled “Remittances, human capital accumulation and women empowerment: An empirical model”. Funded by the Ministry of Science and Information and Communication Technology (July 2019 - June 2020).
  7. Principal Investigator of the project entitled “Feminisation in Char-land Livelihood”. Funded by the Nuffic-Niche-156 program of CDI, Wageningen, the Netherlands (March 2014 - May 2018).
  8. Lead Researcher. The project entitled “Remittances and human capital development: A global level study”. Funded by the European Commission, Belgium (September 2010 - August 2012).
  9. Lead Researcher. The project entitled “Changing rural power structure in Bangladesh”. Funded by the Ministry of Science and Information and Communication Technology, Bangladesh (July 2008 - May 2009).
  10. Research Associate of the project entitled “Impact of livestock rearing on the livelihoods of indigenous people of Bangladesh”. Funded by Social Science Research Council, Planning Division, Ministry of Planning, and Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh (2009 - 2010).

 

Total Number:  16
 

Training Experiences

Title

Institution

Duration

  1. Blended Learning

Centre for Development Innovation (CDI), Wageningen University, Netherlands

12 October-

18 November, 2020

  1. Rural-Invest

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Bangladesh

26 July, 2020

  1. Entrepreneurship Awareness Programme

University of Twente, Netherlands and Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh

24-26 June, 2018

  1. Enterprising Teaching Methods

University of Twente, Netherlands and Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh

13-15 May, 2018

  1. Thematic Sessions on Food Security and Interdisciplinary Approaches

Nuffic-Niche BGD156 program, Wageningen University, Netherlands

October-December, 2015

  1. Techniques for Writing and Presenting a Scientific Paper

Wageningen Graduate Schools, Wageningen University, Netherlands

01-04 September, 2015

  1. Systematic Approaches to Reviewing Literature

Wageningen Graduate Schools, Wageningen University, Netherlands

September-November, 2014

  1. Efficient Writing Strategies

Wageningen in’to Languages of Wageningen University and Research, Netherlands

October-November, 2014

  1. WASS Introduction Course

Wageningen School of Social Sciences, Wageningen University, Netherlands

15-17 October, 2014

10. Competences for Integrated Agricultural Research

CDI, Wageningen University, Netherlands

04-08 May, 2014

11. Professional Capacity Building Programme on Design and Implementation of Interdisciplinary Team Research

International Centre for Development -oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA), Wageningen University, Netherlands

15-26 September,

2013

 

12. Training on Low Lands’ Countries

Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Ghent University, Belgium

17 February to 26 May, 2011

13. Proficiency in English Language 

Department of Languages, 

Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202, Bangladesh 

04 August 2009

14. Resource Management Through GIS and Remote Sensing

Department of Aquaculture, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202, Bangladesh 

20 July to 23 July, 2009 

15. Foundation Training for University Teachers

 

Graduate Training Institute (GTI), Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh -2202, Bangladesh

14 February to 8 April, 2009

16. Microsoft Office, SPSS, Trouble Shooting and Internet Browsing

Intel Computer Education, 32 Purana Paltan, Dhaka, Bangladesh

01 October, 2006 to 31 December, 2006

 

 

Professor
30 Nov, 2021 -
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Associate Professor
30 Nov, 2017 - 29 Nov, 2021
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Assistant Professor
30 Nov, 2010 - 29 Nov, 2017
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Lecturer
30 Nov, 2008 - 29 Nov, 2010
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Total Number:  30

Selected Journal Articles

  1. L. Mozumdar and M.A. Islam (2022). “Business and family livelihood performance of Bangladeshi pond aquaculture entrepreneurs: Do business networks and entrepreneurial orientation matter?”. Aquaculture 554 (2022): 738185. (IF 2020: 4.242). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0044848622003015?via%3Dihub
  2. L. Mozumdar, G. Hagelaar, V.C. Materia, S.W.F. Omta, G. v. d. Velde and M.A. Islam (2022). Fuelling entrepreneurial orientation in enhancing business performance: Women entrepreneurs’ contribution to family livelihood in a constrained context, Bangladesh. The European Journal of Development Research (volume is not given yet). (IF 2020: 2.297). https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/s41287-022-00523-3
  3. L. Mozumdar, V.C. Materia, G. Hagelaar, M. A. Islam, G. v. d. Velde and S.W.F. Omta (2022). Contextuality of entrepreneurial orientation and business performance: The case of women entrepreneurs in Bangladesh.
    Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Emerging Economies, 8 (1): 94-120. https://doi.org/10.1177/23939575211062433
  4. S. Ame, L. Mozumdar and M. A. Islam (2021). "Impact of social networks on the choice of place of delivery among ethnic women in Bangladesh". Sexuality and Reproductive HealthCare 28: 100588. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.srhc.2020.100588. (IF2019:2.024).
  5. T. Tiza, K.S. Farid and L. Mozumdar (2021). “A comparative study on the educational attainment of migrant and non-migrant households in rural areas of Tangail district in Bangladesh”. International Journal of Agricultural Science, Research and Technology in Extension and Education Systems, 11(2):79-87. http://ijasrt.iau-shoushtar.ac.ir/article_683491.html
  6. L. Mozumdar, G. Hagelaar, G. v. d. Velde and S. W. F. Omta (2020). “Determinants of the business performance of women entrepreneurs in the developing world context”. J- Multidisciplinary Scientific Journal, 3 (2): 215-235. https://www.mdpi.com/2571-8800/3/2/17/pdf.
  7. L. Mozumdar, G. Hagelaar, V.C. Materia, S. W. F. Omta,M. A. Islam, G. v. d. Velde (2019). “Embeddedness or Over-Embeddedness? Women entrepreneurs’ networks and their influence on business performance”. The European Journal of Development Research, 31 (5): 1449-1469http://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/s41287-019-00217-3.(Impact Factor 2020: 2.297).
  8. T. Tiza, K.S. Farid and L. Mozumdar (2019). Impact of remittances on the educational attainment of the migrant households: A micro-level study. Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics, 40 (1&2): 57-68. http://bjae.bau.edu.bd/index.php/home/article/view/24/15.
  9. L. Mozumdar, K.S. Farid, P.K. Sarma (2017). “Relevance of social capital in women’s business performance in Bangladesh”. Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University, 15 (1): 87-94. https://doi.org/10.3329/jbau.v15i1.33533.
  10. L. Mozumdar and M. A. Islam (2013). “Effects of remittances on human capital development: an empirical analysis”. Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics, 36 (1&2): 1-18. https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/256172.
  11. L. Mozumdar (2012). “Agricultural productivity and food security in the developing world”. Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics, 35 (1): 35-69. https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/196764.
  12. L. Mozumdar, M. A. Islam and S. Saha (2012). “Genetically modified organisms and sustainable crop production: A Critical Review”. Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 10 (2): 291-296. https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/209711.
  13. M.I.K. Chowdhury, L. Mozumdar, M.W. Rahman and K.S. Farid (2011). “Improving livelihoods of rural school dropouts undertaking small entrepreneurship”. Bangladesh Journal of Extension Education, 23(1&2): 29-36. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/325857366_MIK_Chowdhury_L_Mozumdar_MW_Rahman_and_KS_Farid_2011_Improving_livelihoods_of_rural_school_dropouts_undertaking_small_entrepreneurship_Bangladesh_Journal_of_Extension_Education_2312_29-36.
  14. M. S. Islam, S. Takashi and L. Mozumdar (2009). “Socio-economic development of small scale broiler farmers in rural areas of Bangladesh: A case study of Mymensingh district”. Journal of Rural Problems, 45 (2): 276-281.https://doi.org/10.7310/arfe.45.276.
  15. L. Mozumdar, K.S. Farid and M.S. Kabir (2009). “Broiler farming: An approach to improve livelihoods of poor farmers” Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University, 7(2): 395-402. https://doi.org/10.3329/jbau.v7i2.4752.
  16. Farid, K.S., L. Mozumdar, M.S. Kabir and U.K. Goswami (2009). “Nature and extent of rural women’s participation in agricultural and non-agricultural activities”. Agricultural Science Digest, 29 (4): 254-259. https://s3.amazonaws.com/academia.edu.documents/37427053/Nature_and_extent_of_rural_womens_participation_in_agricultural_and_non-agricultural_activities.pdf?response-content-disposition=inline%3B%20filename%3DNature_and_extent_of_rural_womens_partic.pdf&X-Amz-Algorithm=AWS4-HMAC-SHA256&X-Amz-Credential=AKIAIWOWYYGZ2Y53UL3A%2F20190724%2Fus-east-1%2Fs3%2Faws4_request&X-Amz-Date=20190724T043926Z&X-Amz-Expires=3600&X-Amz-SignedHeaders=host&X-Amz-Signature=f8b11a3b7a7cfd4adb3b74f15610dbf66e81382ff42166baa8a6908d75759d71.
  17. M. K. Majumder, L. Mozumdar and P. K. Roy (2009). “Productivity and resource use efficiency of Boro rice production”. Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 7(2): 247-252. https://doi.org/10.3329/jbau.v7i2.4730.
  18. L. Mozumdar, R. N. Ali, M. W. Rahman and K. S. Farid (2009). Towards an assessment of political affiliation of rural leaders. Bangladesh Journal of Progressive Science and Technology, 7(1): 37-40. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/325857451_Towards_an_assessment_of_political_affiliation_of_rural_leaders
  19. K. S. Farid, L. Mozumdar, K. B. Hossain and M. S. Kabir (2009). “Trends in international migration and remittance flow: Case of Bangladesh”. Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 7(2): 387-394. https://doi.org/10.3329/jbau.v7i2.4751.
  20. Farid, K. S., L. Mozumdar and K. B. Hossain (2008). “Arsenic contamination in Bangladesh: How much the rural people are aware?” International Journal of Bio-Research, 5(4): 40-45. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/325857394_Arsenic_contamination_in_Bangladesh_How_much_the_rural_people_are_aware?_sg=dCMHLlCqXSyMRarRvdQiCD56K3w_EwAytQsRKUZBnuqXj-XgOSJkbhM2E1Aa2YDnNsU3cEJXZj-VZtCWAqD2To_TisicehP01w88bUL-.83z1JYE92wbneWR1ObPCxyOx4Jy6kyeQLHxMBnfaABY8IcitfBqn--5Ty93SBFDk8YVYV7OdXgEJCl5lDJXPzA
  21. L. Mozumdar, R. N. Ali and K. S. Farid (2008). Changing leadership and rural power structure. Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 6(2): 429-436. https://doi.org/10.3329/jbau.v6i2.4844.

 

 Other Publications: Books, Conference Articles, Theses

  1. L. Mozumdar, G. Hagelaar, V.C. Materia, S. W. F. Omta, G. v. d. Velde, and M. A. Islam. 2021. “How do women entrepreneurs contribute to family livelihood in a constrained context? Fuelling entrepreneurial orientation in enhancing business performance”. Paper presented at the European Academy of Management (EURAM) 2021 Annual Conference (16-18 June, 2021), University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/352681663_How_do_women_entrepreneurs_contribute_to_family_livelihood_in_a_constrained_context_Fuelling_entrepreneurial_orientation_in_enhancing_business_performance
  2. L. Mozumdar, G. Hagelaar and S. W. F. Omta. 2021. Women and entrepreneurship: Contribution to family livelihood in a constrained context. Paper accepted for presentation in the Nordic Conference of Small Business (NCSB) Research (May 2021), University of Southern Denmark, Kolding, Denmark.
  3. L. Mozumdar, G. v. d. Velde, V.C. Materia, M. A. Islam, S. W. F. Omta and G. Hagelaar. 2020. “Entrepreneurial orientation and social and business environments: effects on business performance of women entrepreneurs in Bangladesh”. Paper presented at the European Academy of Management (EURAM) 2020 Annual Conference (4-6 December, 2020), Trinity Business School, The University of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland. 348714436_Entrepreneurial_orientation_and_social_and_business_environments_effects_on_business_performance_of_women_entrepreneurs_in_Bangladesh
  4. L. Mozumdar. 2018. Entrepreneurship against the tide: Business performance of women entrepreneurs in a constrained environment. A survey in Bangladesh. PhD Thesis in Business Management and Organization Group. Wageningen University, The Netherlands. https://library.wur.nl/WebQuery/wurpubs/fulltext/445484.
  5. L. Mozumdar, O. Omta, G. van der Velde, G. Hagelaar. 2016. “Influence of entrepreneurial orientation and financial capital on women’s business performance in traditional societies”. Paper presented in the 26th Annual IFAMA World Conference, Aarhus, Denmarkhttps://www.researchgate.net/publication/348715871_Influence_of_entrepreneurial_orientation_and_financial_capital_on_women's_business_performance_in_traditional_societies
  6. L. Mozumdar. 2012. Remittances in human capital development: An empirical analysis. Master Thesis in Development Economics Group. Wageningen University, The Netherlands. http://edepot.wur.nl/218464
  7. L. Mozumdar, O. Omta, G van der Velde, G Hagelaar. 2016. Influence of entrepreneurial orientation on women’s business performance in Bangladesh. Academy of Management Proceedings 2016 (1), 14071. Conference paper. https://doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2016.14071abstract.
  8. L. Mozumdar, R.N. Ali, M.M.H. Khan. 2011. Dynamics of Rural Power Structure. Published Book. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing (October 7, 2011). https://www.amazon.com/Dynamics-Rural-Power-Structure-Mozumdar/dp/3846524891.
  9. L. Mozumdar. 2008. Changing Rural Power Structure in a Decade: A Village Level Study in Bangladesh. MS Thesis in Rural Sociology. Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/348713806_CHANGING_RURAL_POWER_STRUCTURE_IN_A_DECADE_A_VILLAGE_LEVEL_STUDY_IN_BANGLADESH 
Total Number:  8
 
  1. L. Mozumdar, G. Hagelaar, V.C. Materia, S. W. F. Omta, G. v. d. Velde, and M. A. Islam (2021). “How do women entrepreneurs contribute to family livelihood in a constrained context? Fuelling entrepreneurial orientation in enhancing business performance”. Paper presented in the European Academy of Management (EURAM) 2021 Annual Conference (16-18 June, 2021), University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada.
  2. L. Mozumdar, G. Hagelaar and S. W. F. Omta (2021). Women and entrepreneurship: Contribution to family livelihood in a constrained context. Paper accepted for presentation in the Nordic Conference of Small Business (NCSB) Research (May, 2021), University of Southern Denmark, Kolding, Denmark.
  3. L. Mozumdar, G. v. d. Velde, V.C. Materia, M. A. Islam, S. W. F. Omta and G. Hagelaar (2020). “Entrepreneurial orientation and social and business environments: effects on business performance of women entrepreneurs in Bangladesh”. Paper accepted for presentation in the European Academy of Management (EURAM) 2020 Annual Conference (4-6 December, 2020), Trinity Business School, The University of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.
  4. L. Mozumdar, O. Omta, G. van der Velde, G. Hagelaar (2016). “Influence of entrepreneurial orientation on women’s business performance in Bangladesh”. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2016 (1): 14071. Paper presented in the 2016 Academy of Management Annual Meeting, California, USA.
  5. L. Mozumdar, O. Omta, G. van der Velde, G. Hagelaar (2016). “Influence of entrepreneurial orientation and financial capital on women’s business performance in traditional societies”. Paper presented in the 26th Annual IFAMA World Conference, Aarhus, Denmark.
  6. L. Mozumdar (2012). Remittances and Human Capital. Paper presented at Bi-annual Conference of the Bangladesh Sociological Association 2012. Held at University of Dhaka, Bangladesh from 21-22 December 2012.
  7. L. Mozumdar and K.S. Farid, (2009). “Role of Small Entrepreneurship in Socio-economic Development of Rural Dropout Youths”. Paper presented at International Young Scientists Congress - 2009, organized jointly by Bangladesh Academy of Sciences (BAS) and The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS) held at National Museum of Science & Technology Auditorium, Bangladesh from 29 to 30 December 2009.
  8. Farid, K.S. and L. Mozumdar (2009). “International Migration and Remittances”. Paper presented at the 21st Bangladesh Science Conference, organized by Bangladesh Association for the Advancement of Science held at Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, Gazipur from 18-20 February 2009.
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Title Institution Subject Receipt Date
Global Research Impact Recognition Award 2022 Bangladesh Agricultural University Research System in recognition of outstanding global research impact, 2022 28.01.2022
NSICT Fellowship Ministry of Science and information and Communication Technology, Bangladesh For pursuing MS Research 01.07.2008
Erasmus Mundus Fellowship European Union For pursuing International Master of Science in Rural development (IMRD) 25.08.2010
Nuffuic-Niche Fellowship CDI, Wageningen, the Netherlands For pursuing PhD at Wageningen University, the Netherlands 01.03.2014
Membership Type Organization
Academy of Management
Bangladesh Agriculturist Association
Bangladesh Sociological Society
Bangladesh Agricultural Economist Association