Mr. Md. Sherf-UL-Alam
Mr. Md. Sherf-UL-Alam
Assistant Professor
B.Sc. Ag. Econ (Hons) M.S. in Agril. Econ.(SAU)
01735586838
alam.agecon@sau.ac.bd
sherf.sau@gmail.com

Md. Sherf-Ul-Alam was born in 1991 in Meherpur, Bangladesh. He achieved SSC in 2007 and HSC in 2009 under Jessore board. Later, he enrolled in the Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies (AEBS) of Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh. From here he picked up a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics in 2014 and subsequently Master of Science in Agricultural Economics (Production Economics) in 2016. During student life, Mr. Alam was involved in numerous social and leadership endeavors. He served as a Joint Convener in “Badhon, a Blood Donating Voluntary Association” and currently working as an advisor of it. In supplement, he was a member of ‘Sylhet Agricultural University Debating Society. Furthermore, he worked as data collector and enumerator on several projects. Mr. Alam started academic career after joining as a Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Policy in 24 April 2016. Since then he engaged in several research project with an aim is to be an expert in field of Environmental Economics, Food Security and Poverty Studies and Livelihood. In 2018 he promoted as an Assistant Professor.

Publication Profile:
  • M. S. Alam, J.U. Ahmed, M. Mannaf, K. Fatema. and M. N. Mozahid. 2017. “Farm and Non-farm Income Diversification in Selected Areas of Sunamganj District of Bangladesh” Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology, 2017 21(2): 1-9
  • M. N. Mozahid, J.U. Ahmed, M. Mannaf, S. Akter, M.S. Alam. 2017 “Fish Biodiversity and Economic Performance of Fish Catching in Dekhar Haor: A Case Study of Sunamganj District, Bangladesh”, IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance, 8(5): 66-72
  • P. Somajpoti, J. U. Ahmed, M. Mannaf, M N Mozahid and M. S. Alam. 2016. “ Economics of Cauliflower and Cabbage Production in Selected Areas of Sylhet District”. Journal of Sylhet Agricultural University, 3(2): 253-262
Research Interests:
  • Environmental Economics
  • Food Security and Poverty
  • Livelihood Status
Research Support:
  • Principal Investigator, (July, 2017 - June, 2018), “A Socioeconomic Study on Slum Areas of Sylhet City Corporation: Food Security and Migration Perspective” funded by University Grant Commission (UGC), Bangladesh.
Undergraduate Courses:
  • Poverty Studies (AEP-215) - Sylhet Agricultural University
  • Farm Management (AEP-311, AEP-312, AEP-421, AEP-422) - Sylhet Agricultural University
  • Econometrics (AEP-313, AEP-314) - Sylhet Agricultural University
Masters Courses:
  • Econometrics (AEP-515) - Sylhet Agricultural University
  • Food Security and Poverty Studies (AEP-525) - Sylhet Agricultural University
Academic Degrees and Qualification:
  • B. Sc. Ag. Econ. (Hons.), July, 2010-July, 2014, Sylhet Agricultural University, Syhet-3100
  • MS in Agricultural Economics ( Production Economics), July, 2014-December, 2016, Sylhet Agricultural University, Syhet-3100. Thesis Title: Farm and Non-farm Income Diversification: Patterns, Determinants and Effects on Poverty Reduction in Dekhar Haor of Sunamganj District
Positions and Affiliations:
  • 24 April, 2016-23 April, 2018 (Lecturer), Department of Agricultural Economics and Policy, Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet-3100
  • 24 April, 2018 to till date (Assistant Professor), Department of Agricultural Economics and Policy, Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet-3100
Professional Memberships:
  • Member, Krishibid Institution of Bangladesh, Farmgate, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Member, Agricultural Economics Association of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Member, Economics Association of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Other Social and Cultural Organization Involvement:
  • Advisor (2016 to till date) - “Badhon, a Blood Donating Voluntary Association”, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet-3100, Bangladesh
Training:
  • 1. Attended in 7 (Seven) days training on “ Application of Statistical Methods for Analysing Data by STATA” held on 08-13 August 2017, Interdisciplinary Centre for Food Security, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensing.
  • 2. Participated 1 (one) day seminar on “Research Proposal” held on 31 August, 2016, Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet-3100
  • 3. Participated 2 (two) days training on “Multivariate Data Analysis Using SPSS” held on 27-28 April, 2016 , Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet-3100
  • 4. Participated 2 (two) days training on “Research Methodology” held on 28-29 October, 2015, Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet-3100
  • 5. Participated 2 (two) days training on “Project Cycle and Financial Management” held on 12-13 May, 2015 , Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet-3100
Mentorship and Supervisory Work (Undergraduate):
  • Mentor, Session: 2017-2018 (10 students), Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet-3100, Bangladesh
Mentorship and Supervisory Work (MS):
  • Co-Supervisor: S. M. Rakib Ujjaman, 2013-2014, Thesis Title: Growth and Economic Analysis of Turmeric Production in Khagrachari and Rangamati Districts (Continuing)
Language:
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Band score 6.5 (Certified at December 2018)