NAME : Prof. Dr. Md. Giashuddin Miah


PRESENT POSITION : Vice-Chancellor
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University

Professor (Grade I) and Head/Chairman
Department of Agroforestry and Environment
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU); Gazipur-1706;

: President

Ganotantrik Teachers’ Association, BSMRAU

(Teachers’ Association of Bangabandhu’s Ideology since 2014);

: Joint Convener

Interim Committee of Teachers Association of BSMRAU, since 2015;

: Vice President

JICA Alumni Association of Bangladesh (JAAB) since 2015;

: Member, Executive Committee

Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB) for 2017-2018;

: Co-Chairman and Member of Steering Committee

Asia Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN, Japan),  Inter-Governmental body of 22 countries of Asia Pacific region;

: Country Representative (Honorary)

World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Bangladesh

Sister organization of CGIAR;

: Chairman

Governing Body of Madhabdi Girl’s School and College, Madhabdi, Narsingdi, since 2010 (Estd in 1967).



PABX +88-02-9205310-14, 9205336 Ext. 2004
Cell phone: 01715-401443;
PERMANENT ADDRESS : Sagardi, Narsingdi Sadar, Narsingdi
TEACHING & RESEARCH : 32 Years (Published 2 books, 3 book chapters, 108 scientific papers; supervised 21 PhD and 103 MS students, participated 69 International programs at abroad)


EDUCATION : Post-Doctoral

(i)    Kyushu University, Japan, 1995-96; (ii) National Institute of Agro-Environmental Sciences, Japan, 2000; (iii) University of Laval, Canada, 2009; (iv) University of Nottingham, UK, 2013;


: PhD in Crop Science, 1993; Specialization on Agroforestry and Environment; Grade-Excellent; Central Luzon State University and IRRI (Research Scholar), Philippines;


  : M.Sc. in Agronomy, First Class, 1984

Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh;


  : B.Sc. Ag. (Hon’s), First Class, 1982

Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh.







  • Professor                                       : 2000 – to date
  • Associate Professor : 1996-2000
  • Assistant Professor        : 1993-1996
  • Scientific Officer/             : 1985-1993

Sr. Scientific Officer (BARI)

  • Probationary Officer (Bank) : 1984
  • Scientific Officer (BTRI)            : 1984




National Level: At University

  • Treasurer, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU), from May 2009 to May 2013 (Appointed by the Honorable President);
  • Dean, Graduate Studies (MS and PhD Program), BSMRAU from May, 2012 to May 2014 (by seniority);
  • Syndicate Member (i) BSMRAU (2009 to 2013); (ii) BSMRAU (2000-2002); (iii) Sylhet Agricultural University (2009-2012);
  • Director (Research) : 2008-2009;
  • Director (Student Affairs) : 1998-2000;
  • Provost, Students’ Dormitory :1996-98;
  • Recruitment Committee (Teachers/Officers/Staffs)
  1. BSMRAU (2009 to 2013);
  2. Sylhet Agricultural University from 2009 t0 2015 and 2017 (January) to 2019.
  • BSMRAU (1997-2000);
  1. Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dept. of Agroforestry, since 2010;
  2. Patuakhali Science and Technology University, Dept. of Agroforestry, since-2010;


  • Head, Dept. of Agroforestry and Environment for 12 Consecutive years (1996 to 2008);
  • Academic Council Member, BSMRAU since 1996;
  • Planning and Development Committee Member, BSMRAU, 2009 to 2014 and 1991-2001;
  • Executive Editor, Annals of Bangladesh Agriculture, BSMRAU, 2008-2009;
  • Expert Member, Board of Studies, Dept. of Agroforestry, Haji Danesh Science and Technology University (HSTU), Dinajpur, since 2005;
  • Expert Member, Curriculum Committee (Agroforestry Department), Patuakhali Science and Technology University, since 2007;
  • Expert Member, Curriculum Committee, Dept. of Agroforestry and Environment, Sylhet Agricultural University, since 2010;
  • Expert Member, Integrated Farming System, Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Mymensingh during 1997-2002;
  • Expert Member, Board of Studies, Dept. of Agroforestry, BAU, Mymensingh during 1997-99;
  • Expert Member, Board of Studies, Dept. of Environmental Sciences, BAU, Mymensingh during 2000-2002;
  • Member, Editorial Board, Annals of Bangladesh Agriculture, BSMRAU since 1996;
  • Member, Editorial Board, Bangladesh Journal of Agriculture, BARC, since 2009;
  • Member, Editorial Board, Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Sciences, KIB, since 2016.



National Level: At Other Organizations


  • Chairman, Governing Body of Madhabdi Girl’s School and College, from 2010 to today;
  • Expert Member, Peer Review Committee for the Environmental Science of the Ministry of Science, Information and Communication Technology, Government of Bangladesh since 2009;
  • Expert Member, National Man and Biosphere Committee (UNESCO supported Program), Ministry of Education, Government of Bangladesh, since 2001;
  • Expert Member, Peer Review Committee on Agroforestry  of the Arannyak- Bangladesh Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation  since 2005;
  • Expert Member, National Agroforestry Working Group, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council, Ministry of Agriculture, Bangladesh, since 1996;
  • Editor of Sunshine Magazine of JICA Alumni Association and Member of the Editorial Board, Bangladesh Journal of Agriculture, BARC since 2008;
  • Scientist of BARI (Scientific and Senior Scientific Officer) from 1985-1993 (January);
  • Scientific Officer at the Bangladesh Tea Research Institute (BTRI) for a very short period, 1984;
  • Probationary Officer at the Bangladesh Krishi Bank for a very short period, 1984;
  • Expert Member of various agriculture and food security of Porgramme of IUCN Bangladesh;
  • Worked with FAO, CARE, Caritas, RDRS, GTZ, Winrock International, Department of Forest, Department of Agricultural Extension, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council etc. as Expert Member/Consultant for their Programme Development, Evaluation and Manual Preparation.


International Level:

  • Co-chairman, Steering Committee Member, Scientific Planning Group (SPG) Member and Capacity Development Committee Member of the Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN);
  • Chairman, South Asia Sub-regional Committee of APN;
  • Country Representative (Honorary) of World Agroforestry Center/ICRAF since 2000;
  • National Coordinator (Financial part), Cornell University and BSMRAU project onFood for Progress (2010-2013);
  • Project Director of USDA funded project on “Impact of Shrimp Farming on Agriculture, Ecology and Socio-economics of the Coastal Region of Bangladesh” (2008-2010);
  • Principal Investigator of FAO/USAID/EC funded project on “Impacts of Anthropogenic Activities on Natural Resource and Food Security of the Coastal Region of Bangladesh” (2009-2012);
  • Principal Investigators of several international joint projects with (i) Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and India (homestead diversity project), 2010-2012; (ii) Nepal, Bangladesh, Thailand and Vietnam (Climate change and forest community), 2010-2012; (iii) Australia, Indonesia, Philippines and Bangladesh (Weather forecasting project), 2011-2013; (iv) India, Bangladesh, China and Sri Lanka (Ecosystem services project), 2014-2016; (v) China, Bangladesh and Japan (Land use policy), 2016 to on-going.
  • Attended and presented country reports/scientific papers at the 69 International

Meetings/Conferences/Workshops/Training sessions held across the world (attachment A);

List and time of foreign countries visited (69 times) for aforementioned purposes:

Australia (Oct 2010); Bhutan (Dec 2016, Jan 2015, Jan 2012); Cambodia (Mar 2014, Nov 2009); Canada (Jul 2009, Sep 2003); China (Nov. 2016, April 2016, Dec 2011, Oct 2008); France (Dec 1993); India (Nov 2014, Feb 2014, Jan 2013, Aug 2012, Feb 2012, Jun 2011, Dec 2009, Feb 2006, Nov 2002); Indonesia (Sep 2015, Jun 2014, Jan 2014, Feb 2012); Japan (Aug 2016, Apr 2013, Feb 2011, Mar 2008, Sep 2000, Oct 1995); Kenya (Sep 2016, Sep 2015, Sep 2014, Sep 2011, Sep Jan 2010, 2006); Malaysia (Jan 2012, Mar 2009); Nepal (Mar 2015, Jan 2013, Jan 2012), Philippines (1993);  South Korea (Mar 2010, Nov 2008); Sri Lanka (Oct 2016; Sep 2015, Jan 2015, Oct 2013, Mar 2012, Apr 2011, Feb 2009, Jun 2007, Dec 2005, Mar 2005, Oct 2002); Sweden (Aug 2008);  Thailand (Jul 2011, May 2011, Dec 2010, Mar 2006); United Kingdom (Dec 2014, Sep-Dec 2013, Feb 2013)United States of America (Sep 2016, Nov 2013, Nov 2007, Jun-Jul 2004).



  • Published 2 books, 3 books chapters and 108 scientific papers in the International and National Journals (attachment B).



  • Supervised 21 PhD students in the field of Agroforestry, Botany and Rural Development (attachment C);
  • Supervised 103 MS Students  in  the  field  of  Agroforestry, Environment and other disciplines (attachment C);
  • Currently supervising 03 PhD and 03 MS students.



  • Amor Ekushey Smriti Padok-2016 given by Bangladesh Education Observation Society;
  • Best paper presenter given by the First Congress of World Agroforestry, Florida, USA, 2004;
  • Best researcher given by IRRI, 1992;
  • Best academic performance award given by Mandela Agricultural Development Corporation, Philippines, 1992;
  • Dean award for best academic achievements given by Dean of Graduate Studies, Central Luzon State University, Philippines, 1990.



  • President, Ganotantrik Teachers’ Association (Awami League Supported Teacher’s Association), since 2015;
  • Joint Convener, Teachers Association of BSMRAU, since 2015;
  • Vice President, JICA Alumni Association Bangladesh, since 2015;
  • Member, Executive Committee of Krishibid Institution Bangladesh for 2017-18;
  • Member, Executive Committee of Bangabandhu Krishibid Parisad since 2009.
  • Member, Executive Committee of JICA Alumni Association Bangladesh (2012-15);
  • Member of   Executive   Committee   (as   Agriculturist)   of   the   First Convening Committee of National Peshajibi Swamannay Parishad, 2004-2009 (During the tortured period of BNP-Jamat Government);
  • Financed as the Treasurer for the establishment of the “Mural of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman” and “Muktijuddha Vaskarja” at BSMRAU in 2011-2012;
  • Participated in all rallies and gatherings against the illegal activities of BNP-Jamat and Caretaker government regimes as member of the National Peshajibi Swamannay Parishad;
  • Seminar Secretary, JICA Alumni Association Bangladesh (2010-12);
  • Vice President, Teachers’ Association of BSMRAU during 2000-2005;
  • General Secretary, Teachers’ Association of BSMRAU for the three consecutive years from 1997-1999 (during transformation of IPSA into Full Flagged University (BSMRAU);
  • General Secretary, Graduate Students Association (an official body) of the Central Luzon State University, Philippines, 1990-91;
  • Member, Executive Committee of Chhatra League, Fazlul Haque Hall, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, 1980-83.
  • Publication Secretary, Chhatra League Committee of Narsingdi College, 1977.




  • Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB);
  • Crop Science Society of America (CSSA);
  • New York Academy of Sciences;
  • Improvement and Culture of Nitrogen Fixing Trees, Australia;
  • Rural Development Forestry Network, UK;
  • Forests, Trees and Peoples Network, Sweden;
  • Asia-pacific Agroforestry Network;
  • National Man and Biosphere Committee;
  • National Agroforestry Working Group;
  • Bangladesh Society of Agronomy;
  • Bangladesh Society of Agroforestry;
  • Bangladesh Society of Horticulture;
  • Bangladesh Association for the Advancement of Sciences;
  • Bangladesh Asiatic Society;
  • Bangladesh Society of Extension Education;
  • Bangladesh Entomology Society;
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Society of Bangladesh;
  • Old Boy’s Association BAU; etc.