Full profile of Md. Rezaul Karim

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Md. Rezaul Karim

Assistant Professor

Department of Agricultural Extension (AEX)

Faculty of Agriculture

Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University, Dinajpur.

E-mail: rezaulhstu83@yahoo.com


CAREER OBJECTIVE

    My vision is to become a successful agricultural extension and sustainable development expert with a view to find out appropriate strategies/solutions through conducting research on social, ecological and economic developmental issues/problems which will further useful for making national or global policy.

RESEARCH INTEREST

    Innovation and Technology adoption; ICT based agricultural communication system; Environmental governance and resource management; Impact assessment and adaptation to climate change; Socio-ecological interaction; Agri-environmental policy analysis; and Sustainable agriculture, food security and rural livelihood development.

EDUCATION

  1. International Master of Science in Rural development (IMRD), 2015

    Ghent University, Belgium; Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany and SAUN, Slovakia

  2. Master of Science (MS) in Agricultural Extension Education, 2008

    Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh

  3. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Hons.), 2006

    Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh

  4. Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC), 2001

    Moslemuddin Degree College, Haripur, Thakurgaon, Bangladesh

  5. Secondary School Certificate (SSC), 1999

    Haripur High School, Thakurgaon, Bangladesh


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

  1. Assistant Professor
    Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Dinajpur, Bangladesh

    May 10, 2012 to Present

  2. Lecturer
    Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Dinajpur, Bangladesh

    May 10, 2010 to May 09, 2012

  3. Part-time lecturer
    Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Dinajpur, Bangladesh

    June 17, 2009 to May 09, 2010


SCHOLARSHIPS

  1. Erasmus Mundus Scholarship (2013-2015) for International Master of Science in Rural development (IMRD)

    Funded by: European Commission (EC)

  2. Bangladesh National Science and Technology (NST) Fellowship-2008

    Funded by: National Science and Technology (NST)

  3. RDRS Bangladesh fellowship-2007

    Funded by: Rangpur Dinajpur Rural Services (RDRS)


PROJECTS

  1. “Factors Responsible for Rural Migration and Its Influence in the Transformation of Agricultural Labour to Garments Workers”

    Funded by: UGC in collaboration of IRT, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University (HSTU)

    Position: Principal Investigaor

    Description: The following specific objectives will be designed a) To identify the causes of rural migration b) To determine the different socio-economic factors of migrants households c) To assess the impact of transformation of agricultural labour to garments workers d) To explore the livelihood outcomes on migrating households. e) To determine future policy for mitigating migration.

  2. “Scope and Constraints of Biochar Promotion for Environment Friendly Sustainable Livelihood”

    Funded by: UGC in collaboration of IRT, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University (HSTU)

    Position: Principal Investigaor

    Description: Objectives of the study: The study is designed to look into the following objectives: a) To determine the constraints and scope in production and utilization of biochar b) To determine the perception of biochar by the adibashi saotal farmers c) To determine the socio-economic characteristics of the adibashi saotal farmers d) To identify the ways of livelihood development through production of biochar