Dr. Md Monjurul Islam

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Associate Professor

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University


Brief Biography

Dr. Md Monjurul Islam has awarded PhD from the University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan in 2018. He obtained B. Sc. Ag. Econ. (Hons.) With first class in 2004 and in 2007 he secured First Class First Position in the MS in Rural Sociology from the Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Mymensingh, Bangladesh. He is the first personnel who started to lead the Department of Rural Development, BSMRAU, Bangladesh. Before joining in the department, he joined as a lecturer in the Department of Agricultural and Rural Development, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh in 2008.


Field of Interests

#Rural Development, #Poverty Alleviation, #Women Empowerment, #Gender Studies, #Agricultural Insurance/ Crop Insurance, #Sustainable Livelihood/ Alternative Livelihood, #Value-Chain, #Climate Change, #NGOs, #GIS and Remote Sensing, #Cooperative Farming, #Impact Analysis etc.

Fields of Expertise

Current Research Projects

Impact of Improved Mungbean Harvesting and Seed Production Systems on the Livelihoods of Men and Women in Bangladesh and Myanmar

Key Publications

1. Mandal, A.K., Khan, M.A., Alamgir, M.S., Hoq, M.S., Kundu, N.D., Islam. M.M., (2021). Existing Value Chain Assessment of Mungbean Marketing in Selected Areas of Bangladesh. Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 19(4): 521–527. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5455/JBAU.97136 

2. Himu Bain, Anup Kumar Mandal, Md. Monjurul Islam, Md. Abu Saiyem and Md. Shah Alamgir (2021). MUD CRAB (SCYLLA SERRATA) VALUE ADDITION ANALYSIS OF DIFFERENT ACTORS IN BANGLADESH, American Journal of Agricultural Science, Engineering and Technology, DOI: https://doi.org/10.54536/ajaset.v5i2.106 

3. Md. Shajahan Kabir, Md. Monjurul Islam, Monzur Morshed, Shakawath Hussain and Rahima Akther (2021). Gender Role in Agricultural Technology: A Case of Rural Bangladesh, Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology, 39(8): 68-79, 2021; Article no.AJAEES.70459 ISSN: 2320-7027; DOI: https://doi.org/10.9734/AJAEES/2021/v39i830627

4. Md. Hamidur Rahman, Md. Shajahan Kabir, Monira Parvin Moon, Atia Sharmin Ame and Md. Monjurul Islam* (2021). Gender Role on Food Security and Consumption Practices in Bangladesh, Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology, 39(9): 141-150, 2021; Article no.AJAEES.71322 ISSN: 2320-7027; DOI: https://doi.org/10.9734/ajaees/2021/v39i930651 

5. Depenbusch, L., Farnworth, C. R., Schreinemachers, P., Myint, T., Islam, M. M., Kundu, N. D., & Nair, R. M. (2021). When Machines Take the Beans: Ex-Ante Socioeconomic Impact Evaluation of Mechanized Harvesting of Mungbean in Bangladesh and Myanmar. Agronomy 2021, 11, 925. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy11050925 

6. Farnworth, C.R.; San, A.M.; Kundu, N.D.; Islam, M.M.; Jahan, R.; Depenbusch, L.; Nair, R.M.; Myint, T.; Schreinemachers, P. (2020). How Will Mechanizing Mung Bean Harvesting Affect Women Hired Laborers in Myanmar and Bangladesh? Sustainability 2020, 12, 7870. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/su12197870 

7. Md Shah Alamgir, Mostafiz Rubaiya Binte, Md Rashid Ahmed, Md Monjurul Islam, Md Monirul Islam, Jasim Uddin Ahmed. (2019). Increasing Rice Production Eliminating the Vicious Chain of Food Gap: The Review of Long-Term Outlook of Rice Sector in Bangladesh. Int J Environ Sci Nat Res. 2019; 20(1): 556028. DOI: https://doi.org/10.19080/IJESNR.2019.20.556028 

8. Moon MP, Kabir MS, Begum F and Islam MM (2019). Review article on “Gender Violence: A Case of Rural Northwestern Region of Bangladesh” Sociology and Criminology, Volume -7, Issue-1. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4177/2375-4435.1000199 

9. Md Monjurul Islam, Tofael Ahamed, and Ryozo Noguchi (2018). Land Suitability and Insurance Premiums: A GIS-based Multicriteria Analysis Approach for Sustainable Rice Production, Sustainability 2018, 10, 1759; DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/su10061759 

10. M M Islam, R N Ali, M M Salehin and A H M S Islam (2009): Rural Women and Poverty: A study on the role of RDRS for Poverty Alleviation, Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University Research System, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3329/jbau.v6i2.4842

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Salna, Gazipur-1706. BSMRAU

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