Profile of Md. Rezaul Karim

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Md. Rezaul Karim

Associate Professor

Department of Agricultural Extension (AEX)

Faculty of Agriculture

Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University, Dinajpur.

E-mail: rezaulhstu83@gmail.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

    Environmental governance and Farming System; Farming adaptation to climate change; socio-ecological interaction; ICT based communication system; Agri-environmental policy analysis; and Sustainable agriculture and 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. Associate Professor
    Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Dinajpur, Bangladesh

    May 10, 2018 to Present

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

    May 10, 2012 to May 09, 2018

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

    May 10, 2010 to May 09, 2012


PUBLICATIONS

Journal Papers

  1. Karim, M.R., and N. Muhammad. 2018. Determinants of Rural Migration and Its Influences on Agricultural Labour in Northern Bangladesh. Bangladesh Rural Development Studies. 22 (1): 73-85. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/326190915_Determinants_of_Rural_Migration_and_Its_Influences_on_Agricultural_Labour_in_Northern_Bangladesh


  2. Karim, M.R., 2018. Prospects of Organic Farming for Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change Mitigation in Bangladesh. SciFed Journal of Global Warming, 2(2): 1-10. Available at: http://scifedpublishers.com/fulltext/prospects-of-organic-farming-for-sustainable-agriculture-and-climate-change-mitigation-in-bangladesh/22082 (USA).

  3. 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; (The Netherlands).


  4. 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).


  5. Karim, M.R., D. Ampony, N. Muhammad, M.R.F. Noman and M.S. Rahman. 2017. Factors Affecting Adoption of Local Adaptation Options to Climate Change Vulnerability. Journal of Science and Technology. 16: 1-8. http://jst.hstu.ac.bd/home/volume/vid/15

  6. Rahman, M.S., S.K. Chawdhury, M.F. Hasan, M.R. Karim and M.H.A. Amin. 2017. Farmers Attitude towards Pariza Rice Cultivation in Nilphamari District. Journal of Science and Technology. 16: 20-24.   http://jst.hstu.ac.bd/home/volume/vid/15


  7. Rahman, M.S., M. Kamal, M.A.S. Mondol, M.R. Karim and M.R.F. Noman. 2016. Decision Making of Rural Women in Homestead Agricultural Activities. Journal of Science and Technology. 14: 42-47.


  8. 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  (India)

  9. 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  (India)

  10. 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)

  11. 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.

  12. 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.  

  13. 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. 

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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. 

  17. 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.  

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

Conference Papers

  1. Karim, M.R. and N. Muhammad, 2018. Determinants of Rural Migration and Its Influences on Agricultural Labour. International Conference on Research and Extension for Sustainable Rural Development Jointly Organized by Bangladesh Agricultural Extension Society (BAES) and Rural Development Academy (RDA), 15-16 February, 2018, (Session Organizer), RDA, Bogura, Bangladesh and obtained  certificate for successful paper presentation

Others

  1. Book Chapter

    Karim, M.R. 2018. Effectiveness of Agricultural Extension System in the Implementation of Relevant Policies of Bangladesh. In: Alam, M.K. (Ed.). Bangladesh: Economic, Political and Social Issues. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. (Available at: https://novapublishers.com/shop/bangladesh-economic-political-and-social-issues/ )

  2. Book Chapter

    Karim, M.R. 2018. Prospects of Biochar for Clean Energy, Organic Farming and Climate Change Mitigation in Northern Bangladesh. In: Paredes, R. (Ed.). A Closer Look at Climate Change. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.  (Available at: https://novapublishers.com/shop/a-closer-look-at-climate-change/  )


  3.  Case Study Report:

    Bumah A.M.E., Benyei P., Cangonja A., Giallombardo C.A., Karim M.R., Narayanarao B., and Rodriguez K.. 2014. Ex-Post Evaluation of LEADER Approach Delivery, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra. (Slovakia)

    (http://www.fesrr.uniag.sk/tl_files/fesrr/documents/IMRD/IMRD CS Report MAS LEV.pdf)



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. Use of ICTs in Sharing and Disseminating Agricultural Information by the DAEs High Officials

    Funded by: UGC in collaboration of IRT, HSTU. Duration July 2017- June 2018 (Successfully completed & reported)

    Position: Principal Investigator

    Description: The aims of this research project is to explore the Use of ICTs in Sharing and Disseminating Agricultural Information by the DAEs High Officials

  2. Womens Knowledge on Production and Preservation of Biochar for Promoting Renewable Energy and Organic Farming

    Funded by: UGC in collaboration of IRT, HSTU. Duration July 2017- June 2018 (Successfully completed & reported)

    Position: Principal Investigator

    Description: Objectives: 1. To determine and describe the selected characteristics of the women farmers. 2. To determine the women Knowledge on Production and Preservation of Biochar.

  3. Factors Responsible for Rural Migration and Its Influence in the Transformation of Agricultural Labour to Garments Workers

    Funded by: UGC in collaboration of IRT, HSTU, Duration July 2016- June 2017 (Successfully completed & reported)

    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.

  4. Scope and Constraints of Biochar Promotion for Environment Friendly Sustainable Livelihood

    Funded by: UGC in collaboration of IRT, HSTU, Duration July 2016- June 2017 (Successfully completed & reported)

    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


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