Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University Gazipur-1706.

Phone: +880 01925791440

Fax: +880 2-9205333


Present Position

Dean, Faculty of Agriculture.

Professor, Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development.

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Post-doc, BSMRAU, Bangladesh (2011)

PhD, BSMRAU, Bangladesh (1999-2002)

MS, IPSA former BSMRAU, Bangladesh (1991-1993)

B. Sc Ag (Hons), BAU, Bangladesh (1980-1984)

Professional experiences

Professor, BSMRAU (From 2008)
Associate Professor, BSMRAU (2004-2008)
Assistant Professor, BSMRAU, (1995-2004)
Lecturer, BAI former SAU (1988-1995)

Research interest

Communication and Technology Transfer, communication content analysis, Climate Change and Adaptation,  Sustainable Management of Natural Resources, Agricultural technology and rural social change, ICT in Agriculture, Impact evaluation.

Course affiliation

a) Undergraduate Level

Fundamentals of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, Management of Agricultural Extension Organizations, Fisheries Extension and Veterinary Extension Education.

b) Post Graduate Level

Agricultural Extension and communication, Program Management and Administration, Group Dynamics and Leadership, Research Methodology and Data Analysis and Interpretation,

Students Supervise

  1. PhD Students Supervised as Major Professor 18
  2. MS Students Supervised as Major Professor 86


Number of scientific papers 95

Recent Publications

  1. Hoque, M. Z., Haque, M. E., & Islam, M. S. (2022). Mapping integrated vulnerability of coastal agricultural livelihood to climate change in Bangladesh: Implications for spatial adaptation planning. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Parts A/B/C125, 103080.
  2. Chakma, S., Haque, M.E, Hoque, M.Z., Hossain, M., Afrad, M., Islam, S., Saha, S., Prodhan, F.A., Hasan, S.S. and Choudhury, J., 2022. Adapting Land Degradation and Enhancing Ethnic Livelihood Security Through Fruit Production: Evidence from Hilly Areas of Bangladesh. In Agro-biodiversity and Agri-ecosystem Management (pp. 217-238). Springer, Singapore.
  3. Afrad, M.S.I., Galib, A.H., Haque, M.E., Zakaria, M., Sakib, M.H., Rahman, M.M., & Shoily, A.A. (2022). Assessing the Overall Efficiency of Two Technologies of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Bangladesh. Journal of Extension Education32(4),6584-6594,
  4. Jannat, S.T., Afrad, M.S.U., Haque, M.E., Hasan, S.S. and Ivy, N.A. 2022. Constraints in cultivating BARI Alu (Asterix) in Munshiganj and Rangpur districts of Bangladesh. Ecology Journal. 4(1): 29-36
  5. Jannat, S.T., Afrad, M.S.I., Haque, M.E., Hasan, S.S. & Ivy, N.A. (2021). Problems Faced by BARI aam3 (Amrapali) Growers in Naogaon and Chapainawabganj Districts of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Journal of Extension Education, 33(1), 1-15.
  6. Barau, A.A., Afrad, M.S.I., Halim, A., Rahman, G.K.M.M. & Haque, M.E. (2021). Crop Management Practices in Rural Riverine Islands of Bangladesh, Tropical Small Island Agriculture Management (TSIAM), 1(2), 57-70 DOI: 10.30598/tsiam.2021.1.2.57
  7. Afrad, M. S. I., Hossain, M. A., Haque, M. E., Hoque, M. A., Hasan, S., Saha, S., & Hoque, M. Z. (2021). Farmers’ Response on Field Performance of BSMRAU Developed IPSA Seem and BU Pepe1 Crop Variety. European Journal of Agriculture and Food Sciences, 3(4), 63-70.
  8. Rahman, M. S., Haque, M. E., Afrad, M. S. I., Hasan, S. S., & Rahman, M. A. (2021). Mobile Phone as a Communication Device for Seeking Agricultural Information by the Rural Farm Women in Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology, 39(3), 114-134.
  9. Haque, M. E., & Hoque, M. Z. (2021). Utilization and Effectiveness of ICT as Agricultural Information Delivery System in Thakurgao, Bangladesh. South Asian Journal of Social Studies and Economics, 61-68.
  10. Hoque, M. Z., M.E., Haque, F.A.,Prodhan, F. A.,  and M.S.,Islam, (2021). Utilization of ICTs in Agricultural Marketing Information Delivery in Charland of Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Education and Social Studies, 10-20.
  11. Hasan, S., M.E., Haque, M.S.I., Afrad, M.Z., Alam, M.Z., Hoque, M. Z., & M.R., Islam, (2021). Influences of Socio-economic Factors on Lemon Pest Management Practices in Tangail District of Bangladesh. South Asian Journal of Social Studies and Economics, 59-67.
  12. Hasan, S., M.E., Haque, M.S.I., Afrad, M.Z., Alam, M.Z., Hoque, M. Z. and M.R., Islam, (2021). Pest Risk Analysis and Management Practices for Increasing Profitability of Lemon Production. Journal of Agriculture and Ecology Research International, 22(1): 25-35 DOI: 10.9734/JAERI/2021/v22i130181
  13. Suza, M.K., S.S.,Hasan,  M. K., Ghosh, M.E., Haque, and M.Z.,Turin, (2021). Financial Security of Farmers through Homestead Vegetable Production in Barishal District, Bangladesh. European Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 1 (4): 65-71. DOI:10.24018/ejsocial.2021.1.4.103
  14. Saha, S., S.S.Hasan, M.E., Haque, and T. Ahamed, (2021). Perception Based Assessment of Ecosystem Services of Madhupur Sal Forest in Bangladesh. European Journal of Agriculture and Food Sciences. 3 (1): 39-44. DOI:10.24018/ejfood.2021.3.1.94.
  15. Md. Sadekur Rahman, Md. Enamul Haque, Md. Rubayet Al Ferdous Noman, An Overview of Biochar Production and Biochar Producing Stoves in Bangladesh, International Journal of Science and Management Studies (IJSMS), v3(i1), 14-31.
  16. Afrad, M. S. I., A. A. Barau, M. E. Haque and M. Habibullah. (2020). Farmers’ Use of Personal Protection Equipment in Jeshore and Rajshahi Districts of Bangladesh. Journal of Education, Society and Behavioral Science33(3):1-14. Article 2020 #55825,
  17. Rahman, M. S., M. E. Haque, and M. S. I. Afrad. (2020). Utility of Mobile Phone Usage in Agricultural Information Dissemination in Bangladesh. East African Scholars Journal Agriculture & Life Science, 3(6): 154-170. DOI:10.36349/EASJALS.2020.v03i06.020
  18. Barau, A. A., M. Naznin, M. E. Haque, M. Zakaria and M. S. I. Afrad. (2020). Extent of Adoption and Knowledge on Pesticide Use in Vegetable Production in Narsingdi District, Bangladesh. Sri Lankan Journal of Agriculture and Ecosystems, 2(1):4-13 URL:
  19. Afrad, M. S. I., M.B. Monir, M. E. Haque, M. M. HaqueImpact of Industrial Effluent on Water, Soil and Rice Production in Bangladesh: a case of Turag Riverbank. (2020). Journal Environment Health Science and Engineering, 1-10
  20. Afrad, M.S.I, M.R., Akter, M.E., Haque, and M., Zakaria, (2020). Adoption of Spices Cultivation Technology by the Growers in Shibganj Upazila under Bogura District of Bangladesh. The Agriculturists, 18(1): 81-93.
  21. Afrad, M. S. I., A., Begum, M. E. Haque, and N. S., Sarmin, (2020). Impact of Labor Migration on Rural Livelihood in Pakundia Upazila under Kishoregonj District of Bangladesh The Agriculturists, 18(1): 66-80. DOI:
  22. Ghosh, M.K., S.S.Hasan, M.E., Haque, and M.J., Uddin, (2020). Knowledge of Farmers  to  Sustainable  Agriculture  Practices:  A  Case Study in Southwestern Region of Bangladesh.  Scholars Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences. DOI: 10.36347/sjavs. 2020.v07i01.002
  23. Nasim, F. A., M. Z. Hoque, M. E. Haque, M. S. Islam, S. Chakma, and M. S. I. Afrad. (2019). How Does Adoption of Crop Variety Reduce the Impact of Drought in Agriculture and Mitigate Food Insecurity of Smallholder Farmers? A Case Study on BU dhan1 Rice Variety in Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology, 30(3):1-12. DOI: 10.9734/AJAEES/2019/v30i330114
  24. M. Rokonuzzaman, M. J. Monira, M. E. Haque and A. A. Barau. (2019). Sustainability of Organic Vegetable Farming in Rural Bangladesh. Asia Pacific Journal of Sustainable Agriculture Food and Energy.7(1). Link:
  25. Afrad, M. S. I., S. Yeasmin, M. E. Haque, N. Sultana, A. A. Barau and S. Rana. (2019). Fish Biodiversity and Livelihood Status of Fishermen Living Around the Titas River of Bangladesh. Journal of Bio-Science, 27:59-67. DOI:
  26. Haque, M. E., S. Khanom, M. S. I. Afrad, A. A. Barau and S. M. Rafiquzzaman. (2019). Consumer Preference for Sea Fish Consumption in Dhaka City of Bangladesh. The Agriculturists, 17(1&2):41-51. DOI:
  27. Miah, M. N. A., M. R. U. Miah, M. M. Z. Alam, M. Hossain, M. E. Haque. (2019). Integrated Management Practices against Scale Insects and Mealybugs of Sugarcane. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 7(2): 269-273.
  28. Miah, M. N. A., M. R. U. Miah, M. M. Z. Alam, M. Hossain, M. E. Haque. (2018). Determining Doses of Application of Fermented Cattle Urine and Indigenous Plant Extracts against Scale insects and Mealybugs of Sugarcane. Australasian Journal of Agricultural Engineering. 01(01):11-17. doi:10.21475/ajae.18.01.01.p1260.
  29. Hoque, Z., M. A. Rahman, M. E. Haque, M. S. I. Afrad and M. M. Rahman. (2018). Comparative Contribution of Crops and Homestead Forest Enterprises to Rural Household Economy: a case study of Keshorita village in Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Advances in Agricultural Research, 7(1):1-16. DOI: 10.9734/AJAAR/2018/41652.
  30. Naznin, M., M. S. I. AfradM. E. Haque, M. Zakaria,  and A. A. Barau.  (2018). Perception of Rural Farmers on Pesticide Use in Vegetable Production. Agricultural Science and Technology10(2):115-120.