Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan
Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan

Professor Contact No : +8801734128911
Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking Email : azkhan13@yahoo.com
Faculty of Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology ResearchGate Google Scholar
 
Research Interest:    Food security and poverty reduction through sustainable resource management • Fisheries economics and management • Supply and value chain analysis •Environmental economics 
PhD In Economics    - 2012
Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NUMB)
Norway
MS In Agricultural Economics (Finance)    - 2003
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Bangladesh
B. Sc. In Agricultural Economics (Hons)    - 1999
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Bangladesh
Total Number:  26
 

RESEARCH PROJECT:

  1. Genome Sequencing and Development of SNP Markers from Rohu, Fish Innovation Lab Project, Co-investigator, Funded by USAID, from March-2019 to May-2020 
  1. Perception of and Adaption to Climate Change by Wheat Producing Farmers in North-West Part of Bangladesh, Co-investigator, Funded by Bangladesh Agricultural University Research System (BAURES), July 2018 to June 2019. 
  1. Post-harvest Losses, Supply and Value Chain Analysis of Fisheries Sub-sector in Bangladesh, Principal Investigator, Funded by IDA and IFAD through BARC, January 2018 to June 2021. 
  1. Adoption and Yield Gap of Salt-tolerant Rice Varieties and its Effects on Food Security in Coastal Areas of Bangladesh, Principal Investigator, Funded by Bangladesh Agricultural University Research System (BAURES), July 2017 to June 2018. 
  1. Dimensionality of poverty and how to measure them, Academic Researcher, Collaboration with the University of Oxford and ATD, Funded by World Bank, from September 2016 to August 2019. 
  1. Upgrading Pangas and Tilapia Value Chains in Bangladesh, Component Leader (Production and Environment) Funded by DANIDA, from March 2015 to February 2020. 
  1. Promoting Socially Inclusive and Sustainable Agricultural Intensification in West Bengal and Bangladesh, Principal Investigator, Funded by Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), from June 2016 to May 2020. 
  1. Assessing Demand and Willingness to Pay for Organic Broiler of Different Communities in Mymensingh District. Funded by Bangladesh Agricultural Research System (BAURES), July 2016 to June 2017. 
  1. Climate Change and Its Effects on Livestock Production, Co-investigator, Funded by GoB, from July 2016 to June 2017. 

  2. Carbon and Ecological Footprint of Intensive Aquaculture System in Bangladesh, Principal Investigator, Funded by NST (Ministry of Science and Technology), Bangladesh, from July 2015 to June 2016. 

  3. “The Gender-Agriculture-Poverty Nexus: Agrarian Transformation in Eastern Gangetic Plains of Bangladesh, Co-investigator, Funded by UDAID, from September 2015 to August 2016.

  4. Effects of climate change on income diversity, poverty and vulnerability: Evidence from Southern part of Bangladesh, Principal Investigator, Funded by Bangladesh Agricultural Research System (BAURES), July 2014 to June 2015.

  5. Integrated Farming and its Impact on Farmers’ Livelihood in Bangladesh, Co-investigator, funded by World Bank through BARC, December 2012 to November 2013.

  6. Farm Household Technical Efficiency – A Study on Rice Producer in Some Selected Areas in Bangladesh, Principal Investigator, Bangladesh Agricultural Research System (BAURES), July 2006 to June 2007.

  7. Spices Crops Production and Marketing in Bangladesh, Research team member, funded by World Bank (WB) through BARC, July 2006 to June 2007.

  8. Achieving Greater Food Security and Eliminating Poverty by Dissemination of Genetically Improved Silver barb (Barbodes gonionotus) to Fish Farmers, Co-investigator, funded by ADB and WorldFish Center, April 2004 to March 2007

 

EXPERIENCE AS CONSULTANT

  1. Working as "Fisheries and Livestock" Specialist in FAO, Bangladesh, from February/2020 to May/2020, Job description: Monitoring of Country Investment Plan -2 (CIP-2), Bangladesh.
  2. Worked as a consultant in PKSF on "study on common services activities, technological intervention and environmental interventions requirements for Beef fattening and Dairy farm sub-sector", from Jul/2019 to Oct/2019.

  3. Worked as a consultant, Impact Assessment of Research and Development Activities of Krishi Gobeshona Foundation (KGF) from 2007 to 2017, from Aug/2018 to Jan/19, Job description: Prepare study design, interview schedule preparation, KGD and KII checklist preparation, field visit during data collection, analytical framework development, data analysis and report writing.

  4. Worked as a consultant in WorldFish, Bangladesh- ECOFISH (BD) Project, Dec/16- Feb /2017, Job description: Prepare science paper on impact of bumper hilsa (Tenualosa ilisha) production on value chain actors in Bangladesh. Prepare study design, interview schedule preparation, field visit during data collection, analytical framework development, data analysis and science paper preparation.

  5. Worked as a consultant in WorldFish, Bangladesh- CSISA-BD Project, Jul-Sep /2015, Job description: Develop the Performance Evaluation report for CSISA-BD aquaculture project baseline and end line performance data from Year-1 to Year-4. Prepare science paper/report based on the findings of any of the aquaculture system like Household/pond/gher based aquaculture.

  6. Worked as a consultant in WorldFish, Bangladesh- CSISA-BD Project, Feb-Mar/2015, Job description: Prepare study design, analytical framework development focusing the study objectives, data analysis, prepared impact evaluation report using the baseline and end-line data with econometric modelling.

  7. Worked as a consultant in WorldFish, Bangladesh- MCDP Project, Mar-Jun / 2015, Job description: Develop an impact evaluation report on The first 1000 Most Critical Days Project (MCDP) special emphasis on food and nutritional security through aquaculture,  develop a scientific paper outlines and writing on methodology, result and discussions sections, analyze the baseline and end-line data for required tables, graphs and econometric modelling, Review the whole paper, editing and final for submission.

  8. Worked as National Consultant (Analyst) in FAO, Bangladesh, January 2015, Job description: Projection of demand for and supply of cereals, vegetables and livestock products during the Seventh Five Year Plan period through Almost Ideal Demand System (AIDS) model and prepare a report.

  9. Worked as a consultant in WorldFish, Bangladesh- SHOUHARDO II Project, September 2014, Job description: SHOUHARDO II project evaluation (WorldFish part, collaboration with CARE, Bangladesh): Activities and achievements of project, cost-benefit analysis, and performance evaluation.

  10. Worked as a consultant in WorldFish, Bangladesh- Nobo-Jibon Project, August 2014, Job description: Develop an impact evaluation report of Nobojibon project: analyze the socio-economic profile of project beneficiaries, technology-wise impact evaluation and policy guidelines.

 

  

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Professor
27 Oct, 2015 -
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Associate Professor
27 Oct, 2011 - 26 Oct, 2015
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Assistant Professor
16 Jun, 2005 - 26 Oct, 2011
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Lecturer
27 Oct, 2002 - 15 Jun, 2005
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Total Number:  43
 

 

 Journal Articles

  1. Sandip Mitra, Md Akhtaruzzaman KhanRasmus Nielsen and Nazrul Islam (2020), Total factor productivity and technical efficiency differences of aquaculture farmers in Bangladesh: Do environmental characteristics matter? Journal of the World Aquaculture Society (online).

  2. M. Takibur Rahman, Rasmus Nielsen, Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan, Isaac Ankamah-Yeboah (2020), Impact of management practices and managerial ability on the financial performance of aquaculture farms, Aquaculture Economics and Management, 24(1):79-101.

  3. Sandip Mitra, Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan and Rasmus Nielsen (2019), Credit constraints and aquaculture productivity, Aquaculture Economics & Management 23(4): 410-427.

  4. Md Takibur Rahman, Rasmus Nielsen, Md Akhtaruzzaman Khan and Mette Asmild (2019), Efficiency and production environmental heterogeneity in aquaculture: A meta-frontier DEA approach, Aquaculture, 509: 140-148.

  5. Md Takibur Rahman, Rasmus Nielsen and Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan (2019), Agglomeration Externalities and Technical Efficiency: An empirical application to the pond aquaculture of Pangas and Tilapia in Bangladesh, Aquaculture Economics & Management, 23(2): 158-187.

  6. Kazi Tanvir Mahmud, Asif Parvez, Khairul Alom, Rejaul Karim Bakshi & Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan (2019), Impact of Monthly Repayment System on the Household Healthcare Expenditure of the Rural Women Borrowers: Evidence from Bangladesh, Journal of Poverty, 23(5):365-383.

  7. Mezamun-Ara Mukta, Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan, Md. Rais Uddin Mian and Rahat Ahmed Juice (2019), Is tilapia farming financially profitable and efficient? Policy options for sustainable farming, Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 17(1): 92-98.

  8. Sharmin Akter, Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan, Md. Masudul Haque and Menamun-Ara Mukta (2018), Farm size, Productivity and Efficiency Nexus: Case of Pangas Fish Farming in Bangladesh, Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 16(3): 513–522.

  9. Md. Taj Uddin, Apurba Goswami, Md. Salehur Rahman, Aurup Ratan Dhar and Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan (2018), Value chain of pangas and tilapia in Bangladesh, Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 16(3): 503–512.

  10. Md. Masudul Haque Prodhan and Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan (2018), Management practice adoption and productivity of commercial aquaculture farms in selected areas of Bangladesh, Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 16(1): 111-116.

  11. Noor-A-Arefin Shahon, Md. Masudul Haque Prodhan, Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan and Sandip Mitra (2018), Financial profitability of small scale shrimp farming in a coastal area of Bangladesh, Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 16(1): 104-110.

  12. Md Golam Rabbani, Md Akhtaruzzaman Khan,  M Serajul Islam and  Rozina Yeasmin Lucky (2018), Technical Efficiency of the Setbag Net Fishery in Bangladesh: An Application of a Stochastic Production Frontier Model, The Agriculturist, 15 (2): 59-65.

  13. Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan, Atle Guttormsen and Kristin H. Roll (2018), Production Risk of Pangas Fish (pangasius hypophthalmus) Farming. Aquaculture Economics & Management, 22 (2):192-208.

  14. Md. Zohurul Islam, Ratna Begum, Sajia Sharmin and Md. Akhtaruzzman Khan (2017), Profitability and productivity of rice production in selected coastal area of Satkhira district in Bangladesh, Journal of Business, Management and Social Research, 3(1): 148-153.

  15. Hossain R, Khan A, Ahmed M (2016). Impact of Agro-ecosystem on Risk Management in Agriculture in Some Selected Areas of Bangladesh. Journal of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, 3(1): 85-90.

  16. Md. Al Amin Sarker, Fatimah Mohamed Arshad, Md. Ferdous Alam, Zainal Abidin Mohamed & Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan (2016), Feed technology and production performance of Thai koi (Anabas testudeneus) in Bangladesh, Journal of Applied Aquaculture, 28(2):76-91.

  17. Md. Al Amin Sarker, Fatimah Mohamed Arshad, Md. Ferdous Alam, Zainal Abidin Mohamed & Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan (2016), Stochastic modelling of production risk and technical efficiency of Thai koi (Anabas testudineus) farming in Northern Bangladesh, Aquaculture Economics & Management, 20(2):165-184.

  18. Mohammad Ataur Rahman, Mahbuba Siddiki, Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan (2016), Impact of Credit on Tribal Livelihoods and Food Security in Bangladesh, Journal of Emerging Issues in Economics, Finance and Banking (JEIEFB) 1(1):1793-1801.

  19. M.T. Uddin, M.Akhtaruzzaman Khan and M. M. Islam, (2016), Integrated farming and its impact on farmer’s livelihood in Bangladesh, SAARC Journal of Agriculture, 13(2): 61-79.

  20. M. Razib Hossain, A.K.M. Amin, D.C. Achargee, M. S. Rahman, M. Ahmed and Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan (2015), Changes in Biodiversity and its Impact on Agro-ecosystem in Some Selected Areas of Mymensingh District, Bangladesh, IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science, 8 (12): 35-50.

  21. Kamrunnaher, Sandip Mitra, Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan (2015), Effect of Foreign Direct Investment on GDP, Export and Domestic Investment: Bangladesh Perspective, Journal of Innovation and Development Strategy, 9(2): 53-61.

  22. M. Taj Uddin, Md Akhtaruzzaman Khan and A. Jannat (2015), Productivity and Profitability of Integrated and Mixed Farming: A Comparative Socioeconomic Study in Bangladesh, Bangladesh Journal of Crop Science, 25: 9-23.

  23. M. A. Rahman, F. Ahmed, M. S. Islam and Md. Akhtaruzzaman. Khan (2015), Pond fish culture and needs for credit:  A study in selected areas of Tangail district, Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 13(1): 117-124.

  24. Huda F A, and Khan M A (2014), Policy Instruments for Reducing Nitrogen Fertilizer Based Emission: Under Policy Conflict of Self Sufficiency of Food versus Sustainable Management of Agriculture, Journal of Earth Science and Climate Change, 5(6): 1-5.

  25. Md. Al Amin Sarker, Fatimah Mohamed Arshad, Md, Ferdous Alam, Zainal Abidin Mohamed and Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan (2014), Economics of Thai Koi (Climbing Perch, Anabas Testudineus) Farming in Pond in Bangladesh, Trends in Agricultural Economics, 7(1):26-40.

  26. Madan Mohan Dey, Praduman Kumar, Oai Li Chen, Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan, Nagesh Kumar Barik Luping Li, Ayut Nissapa, and Ngoc Sao Pham (2013), Potential impact of genetically improved carp strains in Asia, Food Policy, 43: 306-320.

  27. Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan, Md. Ferdous Alam and Khan Jahirul Islam (2012), The impact of co- management on household income and expenditure: an empirical analysis of common property fishery resource management in Bangladesh, Ocean & Coastal Management, 65: 67-78.

  28. Md. Ferdous Alam, Md. Akhtaruzzaman khan and A.S.M. Anwarul Huq (2012), “Technical efficiency in tilapia farming of Bangladesh: a stochastic frontier production approach” Aquaculture International, 20(4): 619-634.

  29. Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan and Fakir Azmal Huda (2012), Comparative Performance between Genetically Improved and Traditional Siver Barb Strain: A Bio-Economic Analysis, Progressive Agriculture, 23 (1& 2): 133-142.

  30. Akhtaruzzaman Khan, Fakir Azmal Huda and Akhtarul Alam (2010), Farm Household Technical Efficiency: A Study on Rice Producer in Selected Areas of Jamalpur District in Bangladesh, European Journal of Social Sciences, 14(2):262-271.

  31. Madan Mohan Dey, Praduman Kumar, Ferdinand J. Paraguas, Chen Oai Li, Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan; Nartaya Srichantuk (2010), Performance and Nature of Genetically Improved Carp Strains in Asian Countries, Aquaculture Economics & Management, 14(1):3–29.

  32. Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan, Khan Jahirul Islam and Md. Ferdous Alam (2009), Growth Performance and Factors Affecting Growth of Production, Area and Export in the Fisheries Sub-Sector of Bangladesh, Metropolitan University Journal, 2 (1):1-9.

  33. M.A. Khan, K, J. Islam, F.A. Huda and M.S. Rahman (2008), Management and Profitability of Fish Seed Production, Bangladesh Journal of Extension Education, 20 (1&2): 99-107.

  34. M.A. Islam, R.K. Talukder and M.A. Khan (2007), Technical Efficiency of the Hatchery Operators in Fish Seed Production Farms in Bangladesh, Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics, XXX (1): 95-108.

  35. M. A. Khan, M. Khokan Bepari and M.A. Bashar (2007), Effectiveness of BRAC and ASA Credit on Rural Livelihood Improvement – A Farm Level Study, Bangladesh Journal of Progressive Science and Technology, 5(1):17-20.

  36. M. Khokan Bepari and M. A. Khan (2007), Performance Analysis of Savoy Ice-Cream Factory with Special Emphasis on Financial Performance, Bangladesh Journal of Progressive Science and Technology, 5 (1):21-24

  37. M.A. Awal, M.A. Hossain, S.R. Saha and M.A. Khan (2006), An Economic Analysis of Sweet Potato Cultivation in Some Selected Char Areas of Bangladesh, Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 5(1): 159-167.

  38. M. H. Rahman, M. A. Khan, M. H. Kabir and M. M. Rahman (2005), Profitability and Resource Use Efficiency of BR-29 Boro Paddy Production in Jamalpur District, Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 3(1): 189-195.

  39. M. S. Alam, M. A. Khan and M. A. Bashar (2004), Profitability and Factors Affecting Production of Carp Polyculture in Jessore District, Journal of Progressive Agriculture. 15 (1): 1-8.

  40. Hossain, M.I., M.N. Huda, M.E.A. Begum, M.A. Khan and M.G. Rabbani (2004), A Study on Price Spreads of Major Crops in Selected Markets of Bangladesh, Journal of Applied Sciences, 4 (4): 513-520.

  41. P. Akther, M.A. Khan and M.A. Mannan (2004), Adequacy, Utilization Repayment and Profitability of Pond Fish Credit in Mymensingh District, Bangladesh Journal of Training and Development, 17 (1 & 2):65-73.

  42. M.A. Hossain, M. A. Khan and M.A. Bashar (2004), Availability, Utilization, Repayment and Profitability of Potato Production Credit in Munshigonj District”. Journal of Bangladesh Society for Agricultural Science and Technology, 1(1&2): 57-62.

  43. Md. Akhtaruzzaman Khan and Ferdous Alam (2003), Technical Efficiency of the Hatchery Operators in Fish Seed Production Farms in Two Selected Areas of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics, XXVI (1 & 2): 55-70.

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Title Institution Subject Receipt Date
Best Publication Award Bangladesh Agricultural University Teachers Association (BAUTA) Outstanding performance in publication of scientific articles 2019
Best Speaker Award International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture (ICSA) Risk Management in Aquaculture 2019
Best Presenter Award Bangladesh Agricultural University Research System (BAURES) Technology adoption in climate vulnerable areas 2018
Best Paper Award International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET), Aberdeen, Scotland Economics of Sustainable Aquaculture Development 2016
Research Award Eighth South-South Institute, Durban, South Africa Inequality and Social Justice, Perspectives from the Global South 2015
Best Paper Award International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET), Brisbane, Australia. Rational fishing in the Bay of Bengal 2014
Research Award International Association of Aquaculture Economics and Management (IAAEM), Washington D.C, USA PhD thesis 2013
Research Scholar University of Rhode Island, USA Resource Economics August 2009 to July 2010
Quota Scholarship Norwegian Government PhD Research January 2008 - December 2012
Award for Academic Achievement (Professor Lutfur Rahman Memorial Trust) Bangladesh Agricultural University B.Sc. Ag. Econ (Hons) 2000
Award for Academic Achievement Bakergonj Upazila Student Welfare Association Secondary School Certificate Results 1992
Membership Type Organization
Member International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET)
Member European Productivity and Efficiency Association
Life Member Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF)
Member KRISHIBID (Agriculturists’) Institution, Bangladesh
Member Bangladesh Agricultural Economists’ Association, Bangladesh
Member Bangladesh Economist Association, Bangladesh
Vice-president Bangladesh Agricultural University Language Club (BAULC)
Advisor “Badhon” (A voluntary blood donation foundation), Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh