Full profile of Md. Rezaul Karim


Md. Rezaul Karim

Assistant Professor

Department of Agricultural Extension (AEX)

Faculty of Agriculture

Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University, Dinajpur.

E-mail: rezaulhstu83@gmail.com


    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.


    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.


  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


  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


Journal Papers

  1. Karim, M.R., and A. Thiel. 2017. Role of Community Based Local Institution for Climate Change Adaptation in Teesta Riverine Area of Bangladesh. Climate Risk Management, 17: 92-103. Impact factor: 1.192; Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crm.2017.06.002 (UK).

  2. Karim, M.R. N. Muhammad, D. S. Anne, B. Narayanarao. 2017. Poverty, Climate Change Challenges and Coping Strategies of Small Scale Farm Household. International Journal of Agricultural Extension, 5(1): 87-96. Available at: https://www.escijournals.net/index.php/IJAE/article/view/2128 (Pakistan)

  3. Karim, M.R. and M.E.B. Ateh. 2016. Analyzing the Sufficiency of Adaptation Options in Combating Climate Vulnerability in Bangladesh. Archives of Current Research International, 6(2): 1-13. DOI: 10.9734/ACRI/2016/30623,Available at: http://www.sciencedomain.org/abstract/17208;Article Metrics: http://www.sciencedomain.org/metrics/17208 (India)

  4.  Sufian, H.M.A., M. R. Karim, M.A.S. Mondol, M.S. Rahman and N. Muhammad. 2016. Participation of the Saotal Farmers in Agricultural Activities of CARITAS in Dinajpur District of Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology, 9(3): 1-10. DOI : 10.9734/AJAEES/2016/23147, Article Metrics: http://www.sciencedomain.org/metrics/13016 (India)

  5.  Amin M.R., S. Huda, M.R. Karim, A.M. Molla, N. Muhammad, and M.R.F. Noman. 2016. Effect of Microcredit on Social Empowerment of the ASA Women Beneficiaries. Indian Journal of Social Research, 57 (5): 637-652. General Impact Factor : 2.9132 (2016); Available at: http://www.academic-and-law-serials.com/component/content/article.html?id=844; (India)

  6. Karim, M.R., M.S. Rahman, H. Jamil, and M.R.F. Noman. 2014. Farmer's Attitude towards Aromatic Rice Cultivation as an Indigenous Practice. Journal of Science and Technology, 12: 81-84. http://jst.hstu.ac.bd/vol-12-2014/


  7. Rahman, M.S., M.R. Karim, H. Jamil, and M.R.F. Noman. 2014. Problems of Rearing Livestock in Chirirbandar Upazila under Dinajpur District. Journal of Science and Technology, 12: 90-93. http://jst.hstu.ac.bd/vol-12-2014/

     http://jst.hstu.ac.bd/JST_PDF/vol_12_june_2014/15_Jst-10-08 Short comm.pdf

  8. Roy, R.N. M.S. Rahman. M.R. Karim and M.R.F. Noman. 2012. Present Situation of Floating Bed Agriculture in Gopalgonj District. Journal of Science and Technology, 9& 10: 153-158. http://jst.hstu.ac.bd/vol-9-10-2012/

  9. Karim, M.R., M.S. Rahman, S. Huda, M.R.F. Noman and M.H.A. Amin. 2011. Adoption of Technological Innovations among the Pond Owners for Ensuring Food Security. Bangladesh Research Publications Journal. 6 (2): 192-197.



  10. Karim, M.R., M.Z. Rahman and M.A. Kashem. 2011. Technological Knowledge of Farmers on Quality Seed Production as Means to Bridging the Gaps in Food Crisis. Bangladesh Research Publications Journal.  6 (2): 198-204.

    http://bdresearchpublications.com/archivepaper/abb7b881dddf82229c98d3998fca9570/2  http://bdresearchpublications.com/user/uploads/papers/09269/09269.pdf

  11. Parvin, S., M.S. Rahman, S. Huda, M.R. Karim and M.R.F. Noman. 2011. Customers Preference towards Rural Development Scheme and Banking Products of IBBL. Bangladesh Research Publications Journal, 6 (2): 136-143.  http://bdresearchpublications.com/archivepaper/abb7b881dddf82229c98d3998fca9570


  12. Rahman, M.S., M.R. Karim, S.M. Syem, S. Huda and M.A.S. Mondol. 2010. Farmers’ Attitude towards Winter Vegetables Cultivation for Their Sustainable Livelihood Improvement. Journal of Science and Technology, 8: 53-58.  http://jst.hstu.ac.bd/vol-8-2010/


  13. Rahman, M.S., M.R. Karim, M.F. Hasan, S. Huda and M.A. Hossain. 2010. Preference of Farmers on Radio Programs and Their Effectiveness in the Dissemination of Agricultural Information. Journal of Science and Technology, 8: 209-212. http://jst.hstu.ac.bd/vol-8-2010/


  14. Kundu, K.K., M.R. Karim, S. Parvin, A.S.M. Amanullah and A.S.M.Ahsanullah. 2010. Factors Associated with the Extent of Vegetable Production Activities in Homestead Area by the Women Members under World Vision Project. Bangladesh Research Publications Journal. 4 (1): 24-30.



  15. Hoque, F.A., M.A.Islam, M.R. Karim, M.S.Islam and M.S.Rana. 2009. Increasement of Soil Nutrient Status in Rice Cultivated Areas of Bangladesh Trough In Situ Composoting. Bangladesh Journal of Environmental Science. 16: 101-10.

  16. Karim, M.R., M.Z.Rahman and M.A.Kashem. 2009. Farmers’ Perception of Quality and Marketing System of RDRS Seed. Bangladesh Journal of Extension Education, 21(1&2):73-81.


  1. Ex-post evaluation of LEADER approach delivery, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, (http://www.fesrr.uniag.sk/tl_files/fesrr/documents/IMRD/IMRD CS Report MAS LEV.pdf)


  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)


  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