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Dr. Md. Sadique Rahman


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Department of Management and Finance
Faculty of Agribusiness Management

Phone: +88 01712104992
Blood Group: B +ve



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Dr. Md. Sadique Rahman is a ‘ Professor’ at the Department of Management and Finance, Faculty of Agribusiness Management, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University (SAU), Dhaka, Bangladesh. Dr. Rahman completed his PhD in Agricultural Economics at the Bangladesh Agricultural University. Before joining SAU, Dr. Rahman worked at Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) under the Department of Agricultural Economics as a ‘Scientific Officer’. So far, Dr. Rahman has published more than 30 journal articles and 3 book chapters. Dr. Rahman has experience working with FAO, IPM-CRSP (USAID), CIP, University of Oxford etc.

Dr. Rahman's research focus includes, but is not limited to, climate change adaptation, climate change policy, Renewable energy policy, SDGs, impact assessment, technology adoption, agricultural finance, food security, development interventions etc.

Degree Name Subject/Specialization Institute Passing Year Country
PhD Agricultural Economics Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh 2018 Bangladesh
MS Agricultural Finance Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh 2006 Bangladesh
Title Organization Location From To
Professor Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University Department of Management and Finance 2022/09/12 present
Postdoctoral fellow Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Thailand 2021/11/01 2022/04/30
Departmental Chairman Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University Department of Managment and Finance 2019/03/19 till date
Associate Professor Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University Dhaka, Bangladesh 2018/09/12 2022/09/11
Departmental Chairman Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University Department of Managment and Finance 2014/05/14 2014/09/30
Assistant Professor Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University Dhaka, Bangladesh 2012/04/10 2018/09/11
Scientific Officer Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute Gazipur, Bangladesh 2007/02/15 2012/04/09
Sl Journal Article Year Type Link
1 Status and drivers of households’ food security status in climate-sensitive coastal areas of Bangladesh: A comparison between the exposed and interior coasts. International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology, 30(1), 81-94. (IF: 4,87/Q1) 2023 Journal Article Link
2 Adoption impact of solar based irrigation facility by water-scarce northwestern areas farmers in Bangladesh: Evidence from panel data analysis. Frontier in Energy Research, 10, 1101040. (IF:3.85) 2023 Journal Article Link
3 Rural women's attitude and involvement in post-harvest processing of vegetables. Journal of Animal and Plant Science. 33(2). (IF:0.54/Q4) 2023 Journal Article Link
4 Determinants and Impact of Solar Irrigation Facility (SIF) Adoption: A Case Study in Northern Bangladesh, Energies, 15, (IF=3.004/SCIE/Q2) 2022 Journal Article Link
5 Rural households' food security and its determinants in coastal regions of Bangladesh, Natural Resources Forum, (IF=1.82/SCIE/Q2) 2022 Journal Article Link
6 Determinants of vegetable growers’ knowledge and willingness to adopt botanical pesticides, International Journal of Pest Management, (IF=1.90/SCIE/Q1) 2022 Journal Article Link
7 What influences Bangladeshi Boro rice farmers’ adoption decisions of recommended fertilizer doses: A case study on Dinajpur district. Plos One, 17(6), e0269611. (IF:3.24/Q1) 2022 Journal Article Link
8 Understanding the determinants and impact of the adoption of technologies for sustainable farming systems in water-scarce areas of Bangladesh. Frontier in Sustainable Food Systems, 6, 961034. (IF: 5.0/Q1) 2022 Journal Article Link
9 Determinants of adoption of homestead gardening by women and effect on their income and decision making power, Journal of Applied Horticulture, 23 (1): 59-64. (Q4) 2021 Journal Article Link
10 Cost-benefit analysis of mud crab fattening in coastal areas of Bangladesh, Aquaculture Reports, 19 (IF=2.28/Q1) 2021 Journal Article Link
11 Adoption determinants of biogas and its impact on poverty in Bangladesh, Energy Reports, Vol. 7, 5026-5033 (IF 6.87/Q1) 2021 Journal Article Link
12 Adoption determinants of improved management practices and productivity in pond polyculture of carp in Bangladesh, Aquaculture and Fisheries (Q2) 2021 Journal Article Link
13 Livelihood status of coastal shrimp farmers in Bangladesh: Comparison before and during COVID-19, Aquaculture Reports, 21 (IF=3.21/SCIE/Q1) 2021 Journal Article Link
14 Adoption and dis-adoption of farm mechanization in Bangladesh: Case of rice-wheat thresher, Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture, 33(12), (IF=1.04/SCIE/Q3) 2021 Journal Article Link
15 Adoption and impacts of improved mud crab fattening practices on the productivity and wellbeing of coastal farmers in Bangladesh, Aquaculture International, (IF=1.36/Q2/SCIE) 2020 Journal Article Link
16 Socio-economic determinants of off-season summer tomato cultivation, International Journal of Vegetable Science (Q3) 2020 Journal Article Link
17 Farmers’ perceptions of integrated pest management (IPM) and determinants of adoption in vegetable production in Bangladesh, International Journal of Pest Management, (IF=1.09/ SCI/ Q2) 2020 Journal Article Link
18 Determinants of integrated pest management (IPM) practices dis-adoption in vegetables production in Bangladesh, International Journal of Tropical Insect Science, (IF=0.56/ SCIE/ Q3) 2020 Journal Article Link
19 Impacts of the training of mud crab farmers: An adaptation strategy to cope with salinity intrusion in Bangladesh, Marine Policy, Vol. 120 (IF=3.22/ SSCI/ Q1) 2020 Journal Article Link
20 Improved management practices adoption and technical efficiency of shrimp farmers in Bangladesh: a sample selection stochastic production frontier approach, The Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 41(1): 47-58. 2020 Journal Article Link
21 Farmers’ Perception of Integrated Pest Management and its Impact on Cucumber Production in Bangladesh, Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 18(3) 2020 Journal Article Link
22 Floating gardening in Bangladesh: a sustainable income generating activity in wetland areas, International Journal of Agricultural Research Innovation and Technology, Vol. 10 (1) 2020 Journal Article Link
23 Determinants and impact of the adoption of improved management practices: Case of freshwater prawn farming in Bangladesh, Aquaculture Reports, 18 (IF=2.28/Q1) 2020 Journal Article Link
24 Empowering women through microcredit in Bangladesh: an empirical study. International Journal of Financial Studies, Vol. 7: 37 (ESCI/Scopus) 2019 Journal Article Link
25 Adoption and impacts of integrated pest management in Bangladesh: evidence from smallholder bitter gourd growers. Horticulturae, Vol. 5: 32. (Q2/ESCI) 2019 Journal Article Link
26 Farm-level Impacts of Eggplant Integrated Pest Management: A Stochastic Frontier Production Function Approach. International Journal of Vegetable Science, 25(6): 590-600. (Q3) 2019 Journal Article Link
27 Economic impacts of integrated pest management on vegetables production in Bangladesh. Crop Protection, Vol. 113: 6-14. (IF=2.17/Q1/SCI) 2018 Journal Article Link
28 Socio-Economic Determinants of Off-farm Activity Participation in Bangladesh. Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-Economic Sciences, Vol. 1(13): 3-7. 2013 Journal Article Link
29 Adoption of selected wheat production technologies in two Northern Districts of Bangladesh. International Journal of Agricultural Research Innovation and Technology, Vol. 3 (1): 5-11. 2013 Journal Article Link
30 Impact of Farm Mechanization on Labour Use for Wheat Cultivation in Northern Bangladesh. The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, Vol. 21(3): 589-594. (IF=0.54/Q3/SCIE) 2011 Journal Article Link
31 Efficiency of Brinjal Growers in Selected Areas of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Journal of Agriculture, Vol. 35(1): 23-31. 2011 Journal Article Link
32 Vegetable marketing and its export potentialities in Bangladesh, Bangladesh Journal of Agriculturist, Vol. 2(1): 7-13. 2009 Journal Article Link
33 Upliftment of Rural Women Through Small Scale Layer Farming in Selected Areas of Nilphamari District, International Journal of Bio-research, 4(5): 57-61 2008 Journal Article Link
Sl Book Chapter Year Type Link
1 River-based tilapia cage culture in Bangladesh: impacts and determinants of adoption. In: Rahman, A. (Ed) Statistics for data science and policy analysis, Springer, Singapore 2020 Book Chapter Link
2 Finding significant determinants and impacts of farm-level integrated pest management practices using statistical tools. In: Rahman, A. (Ed) Statistics for data science and policy analysis, Springer, Singapore. 2020 Book Chapter Link
3 Impact of Off-season Summer Tomato Cultivation on Income and Food Security of the Growers. In: Amao, I. (Ed) Agricultural Economics, Intech Open, UK 2020 Book Chapter Link


Title Source of Fund Year URL Status
Feasibility study of Diversified Resilient Agriculture for Improved Food and Nutrition Security (RAINS) project FAOBD 2022 Completed
Drivers of adoption and livelihood status of the smallholder drought tolerant rice varieties growers in northern Bangladesh SAURES 2021 Completed
The Inclusive Digital Model (ID MODEL) project University of Oxford 2019 Completed
Impact of Off-season Hybrid Tomato Cultivation on Income and Food Security of the Growers in Some Selected Areas of Bangladesh SSRC, Ministry of Planning, GoB 2019 Completed
Impact of Environment Friendly Pest Management Technologies on Bitter gourd Production in Bangladesh MoST, GoB 2018 Completed
Impact of Improved Aquaculture Technologies on Productivity and Livelihood of Fish Farmers in Bangladesh NATP 2 2018 Completed
Comparative Study of IPM and Non-IPM Technology in Selected Vegetables Growing Areas in Bangladesh NATR-SPGR 2013 Completed
Policy Option for Supporting Agricultural Diversification in Bangladesh FAO 2013 Completed
Student Degree Year Title Role
MD ASADUZZAMAN TUTUL MS 2014 Adoption and impact of integrated pest management technology on brinjal production in some selected areas of Bangladesh Supervisor
MD. NAZMUL HASAN MS 2013 Financial profitability and resource use efficiency of mustard cultivation in some selected areas of Tangail district Co-Supervisor
SAMINA MAHJABIN MS 2013 An economic study of maize production in some selected areas of Bangladesh Supervisor
Sl Professional Type From To
1 International Association of Agricultural Economics (IAAE) Professional 2020 2022
2 Australasian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) Professional 2020 2021
3 Bangladesh Agricultural Economist Association Professional 2012 2020
Sl Achievements Type Year
1 IsDB-TWAS postdoctoral fellowship Fellowship 2020
2 IPM IL fellowship Fellowship 2015
3 Director General’s award Award 2009
1 Working as supervisor of MS students in the Department of Agricultural Economics, Development and Poverty Studies, and Management & Finance, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University (SAU), Dhaka, Bangladesh.
2 Current teaching responsibilities: Econometrics; Financial Management; Advanced Research Methodology