Dr. Md Monjurul Islam is an Associate Professor in the Department of Rural Development at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU), Gazipur, Bangladesh. He 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. He was promoted as an Assistant Professor on the same department in 2010. He led the Department of Agricultural and Rural Development as Chairman, launched undergraduate and MS programs. He also worked as an Assistant Proctor on the proctorial body of SAU, Sylhet. He was involved in different social and volunteer organizations; Rover Scout, Lecturer and Assistant Professors Society (LAPS), Teachers Association, SAU, Sylhet etc. Mr. Islam is a life member of Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB), Bangladesh Economics Association (BEA), Bangladesh Agricultural Economics Association (BAEA) and the Bangladesh Advancement of Science (BAAS), Bangabandhu Agricultural Economist Porishod, Japanese Universities Alumni Association in Bangladesh (JUAAB), Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES).
Area of Research/Research Interest:
#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.