Mohammad Ismail Hossain

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Bangladesh Agricultural University

Brief Biography

Currently serving as Professor Department of Agribusiness and Marketing at Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh. More than eighteen years of teaching and research experience in Value chain, business model development and agribusiness. Working as a consultant (short term) value chain component of BARI and New Vision Solution implementing project jackfruit value chain funded by KGF. Working with PKSF funded project of common services activities, technological and environmental interventions requirement for fruits sub-sector project as value chain expert. Worked with Katalyst as business consultant of academic curricula improvement project funded by Swisscontact. Worked with Consiglieri private Limited as value chain expert.

Field of Interests

Agribusiness, Value Chain, Rural development and policy analysis are the main research areas that like to work more. Expertise in project proposal and completed project evaluation of NATP and KGF funded projects. Have ability to perform project analysis of agricultural and rural development projects. Have experience in designing, planning and conducting socioeconomic surveys in rural areas of Bangladesh and Asia.

Fields of Expertise

Current Research Projects

  • i) Principal Investigator: Impacts of haor agriculture on farmers’ livelihood and rural markets development in Netrokon district of Bangladesh. Funded by BAURES. On going.
  • ii) Impact of Covid 19 one fresh vegetables marketing in Bangladesh, Funded by BAURES. On going.
  • iii) Cost benefit analysis of ethical community engagement in Bangladesh. Funded by ACIAR.
  • iv) Promoting socially inclusive and sustainable agriculture intensification in West Bangal and Bangladesh. Funded by ACIAR. On going.

Key Publications

  • Hossain, M.I. and M.A. Akbar. 2008. Impact of Private Broiler Farming on Rural Employment and Income Generation in Kishoreganj District. Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 6 (1): 181-188. Hossain, M.I. and W. Verbeke (2008). Farmers and Private Traders Response to Rice Markets Liberalization in Bangladesh.Journal of International Logistics and Trade, 6 (1): 1-21.
  • Hossain, M.I. and M. Verbake (2010). Evaluation of Rice Markets Integration in Bangladesh.Lahore Journal of Economics, 15 (2): 77-96.
  • Hossain, T.M.B, M.E.A. Begum, M.I.Hossain, M.G.Rabbani and M.R. karim(2009). Maize Production Through Contact Growing System in Dinajpur and Lalmonirhat Districts. Bangladesh Journal of progressive Science and Technology, 7(1): 73-76. Hossain, M.I., E. Papadopoulou and M.E.A. Begum (2011). Co-integration Analysis of Rural Wheat Markets in Northern Bangladesh. Asia-Pacific Journal of Rural Development, XXII(2): 89-104.
  • Hossain, M.I., M.E.A. Begum, E. Papadopoulou and A. Semos (2012). Rural Development in Bangladesh since Independence: A Study on Progress and Performance. Asian Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, 2(3):452-464.
  • Begum, M.E.A., M.I. Hossain and E. Papanagiotou (2012). Economic Analysis of Postharvest Losses in Foodgriains for Strengthening Food Security in Northern Regions of Bangladesh.International Journal of Applied Research in Business Administration and Economics, 1(3): 56-65.
  • Hossain, M.I., E. Papadopoulou and M.E.A. Begum (2013). Sectoral Co-integration and the Role of Agriculture in Bangladesh.Pakistan Journal of Applied Economics, 22(1&2): 39-52. Begum, M.E.A., M.I.
  • Hossain and E. Papanagiotou (2013). Technical Efficiency of Shrimp Farming in Bangladesh: An Application of the Stochastic Production Frontier Approach. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society, 44(5): 641-654. Begum, M.E.A., M.I.
  • Hossain and L.D. Haese (2013). Food Security in Bangladesh: Present Status and Trend. Progressive Agriculture, 24 (1& 2): 263-271.
  • Hossain, M.I.,M.E.A. Begum and E. Papadopoulou (2015). Factors of Rural Development driver in Southeastern Bangladesh.American Journal of Rural Development, 3(2): 34-40. Begum, M., M.R. Ahmed, T. Noor and M.I. Hossain (2016). Marketing of Orange: A Value Chain Perspective in the Selected Areas of Sylhet District in Bangladesh. Progressive Agriculture, 27(3): 327-338.
  • Abdullah Al-Amin, A.K.M., M. S. Rahman and M.I. Hossain (2016).Impact of Land fragmentation and Soil Fertility on Aus Rice Producers’ Technical Efficiency in Barisal District of Bangladesh.Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 14(1): 75-81.
  • Noor, T., M. Begum, M.R. Ahmed and M.I. Hossain (2017). Consumer Preference and Acceptance of Branded Spice Powder in SadarUpazila of Mymensingh District in Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics and Sociology, 19(4): 1-13.
  • Ashfaq, A.K.M., D.C. Acharjee, S.M.H., Shawon, M.I. Hossain (2017). Financial Profitability of Vermicompost in FulbariaUpazila of Mymensingh District. IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science, 10(10): 57-61.
  • Islam, S., J. Begum, M.I. Hossain and M. Khatun (2017). Marketing of live poultry in northwest of Dhaka city-a value chain analysis. American Journal of Food and Nutrition, 5(1):28-40.
  • Islam, S. T.N. Nahar, J. Begum, M. Khatun and M.I. Hossain (2018). Marketing and financial analysis of milk production-a value chain perspective. Asian Development Policy Review, 6(1):32-40.
  • Begum, M.E.A., M. Miah, M.A. Rashid, M.A. Matin and M.I. Hossain (2018). Socioeconomic determinants of modern potato varieties adoption and resource use efficiency in northern Bangladesh. The Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics, XXXVII(1&2): 103-113.
  • Rahman, M.A., M.E.A. Begum, T.P. Tiwar and M.I. Hossain (2018). Economics of conservation agriculture practices imposed in wheat-maize-rice cropping system in Bangladesh. The Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics, XXXVIII(1&2): 100-115.
  • Begum, M.E.A., M.A.M. Miah, M.A. Rashid and M.I. Hossain (2019). Factors affecting the technical efficiency of turmeric farmers in the slash and burn areas of Bangladesh. Agroforestry Systems, 
  • Begum, M.E.A., M.A.M. Miah, M.A. Rashid, M.T. Islam and M.I. Hossain (2019). Economic analysis of turmeric cultivation: evidence from Khagrachari district. Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Research, 44(1):43-58.
  • Hossain, M.I., A.B.M.Mahfuzul Haque, M.M. Hossain, M.M. Dey (forthcoming). Analysis of price transmission along the aquaculture value chain: an application of major fish species in Bangladesh. The World Journal of Aquaculture Society.
  • Hossain, M.I., S. Afroz, M. Das, M.M. Haque, M.S. Islam, Lilly Lim Camacho (2019). Value chain analysis of sunflower in coastal areas of Amtali upazila of Barguna district. Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 17(2): 244-250. Hossain, G.M.A. and M.I. Hossain (2019). Value chain analysis of shrimp along governance in selected areas of Dacope upazila of Bangladesh. Progressive Agriculture, 30(1):65-74.
  • Saiyem, M.A. S.A. Sabur, M.I.Hossain, M.A. Khan and M.F. Begum (2020). Profitability analysis of aloe vera (L.) production in selected areas of Bangladeshd. Research in Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries, 7(1):75-81.
  • Begum, M.E.A., M.A.M. Miah, M.A. Matin, F. Easmin and M.I. Hossain (2020). Socioeconomic determinants of BARI mustard-14 adoption at farm level in selected areas of Bangladesh. Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 18(1):180-188.

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