Mr. Md. Rashid Ahmed
Mr. Md. Rashid Ahmed
Assistant Professor
B.Sc. in Agricultural Economics (Honours) MS in Agricultural Economics (Finance and Banking)
01722501727
rashid.afb@sau.ac.bd

Mr. Md Rashid Ahmed was born in the village Parkul of Nabiganj Upazila under Habiganj district, Bangladesh. He passed Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination from the Azad Bakht High School, Moulvibazar and Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examination from the Moulvibazar Govt. College, Moulvibazar. He obtained BSc in Agricultural Economics (Honours) degree from the Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh in July 2014 and Master of Science in Agricultural Economics (Finance and Banking) degree from the same University in February 2017. Presently, Mr. Ahmed is serving as a faculty member at the Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet-3100, Bangladesh.

Publication Profile:
  • Number of Published Articles: 08 (Eight)
Peer Reviewed Selected Articles:
  • Md. Rashid Ahmed, Jiban Krishna Saha, Md. Shah Alamgir, Maimuna Begum and M. Sayeedul Haque. 2019. Household Expenditure Pattern of Foreign Remittances: An Empirical Study in Sylhet Region of Bangladesh. International Journal of Development and Sustainability. 8(9): 511-531.
  • Md Shah Alamgir, Mostafiz Rubaiya Binte, Md Rashid Ahmed, Md Monjurul Islam, Md Monirul Islam and Jasim Uddin Ahmed. 2019. Increasing Rice Production Eliminating the Vicious Chain of Food Gap: The Review of Long-Term Outlook of Rice Sector in Bangladesh. International Journal of Environmental Sciences & Natural Resources. 20(1): 01-06.
  • Mohona Hasan, M. Harun-Ar Rashid, Maimuna Begum and Md. Rashid Ahmed. 2018. A Comparative Economic Analysis of Sugarcane Cultivation with and without Intercrops in Selected Areas of Pabna District in Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Economics, Business and Accounting. 9(1): 1-13.
  • Md. Rashid Ahmed, Jiban Krishna Saha, Md. Shah Alamgir and M. Sayeedul Haque. 2017. Channels of Foreign Remittances and their Relative Efficiency in Sylhet Region of Bangladesh. Journal of Economics, Management & Trade. 18(1): 1-10.
  • M M Begum, J K Saha, M A Rahman and M R Ahmed. 2017. An Economic Study of Potato Production in Selected Areas of Sylhet District. Journal of the Sylhet Agricultural University. 4(1): 127-134.
  • M. S. A. Talha, M. R. U. Mian, I. T. Jarin and M. R. Ahmed. 2017. Effectiveness of SME Loan Provided by Rupali Bank Limited in Mirpur Area of Dhaka North City Corporation. Journal of the Sylhet Agricultural University. 3(2): 245-252.
  • T Noor, M Begum, MR Ahmed and MI Hossain. 2017. Consumers’ Preference and Acceptance of Branded Spice Powder in Sadar Upazila of Mymensingh District in Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology. 19(4): 1-13.
  • M Begum, MR Ahmed, T Noor and MI Hossain. 2016. Marketing of orange: a value chain perspective in the selected areas of Sylhet District in Bangladesh. Progressive Agriculture. 27 (3): 327-338.
Research Interests:
  • Agricultural Finance and Rural Banking
  • Rural Development & Entrepreneurship
  • Agribusiness Management & Value Chain Financing
  • Climate Change Impact & Climate Finance
  • Food & Nutritional Security
  • Crops & Livestock Insurance
Research Support:
  • Research Title: Flash Flood in Haor Areas of Sunamganj District: The Impact on Crop Production, Food Security and Livelihood of Farmers; Funding Agency: Sylhet Agricultural University Research System (SAURES) under University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC)'s Research Grants. Duration: July 2017 -June 2018. Role: Principal Investigator.
Undergraduate Courses:
  • AFB-213 (T) + AFB-214 (P): Advanced Banking and Insurance, Faculty of Agricultural Economics & Business Studies, SAU, Sylhet.
  • AFB-221 (T) + AFB-222 (P): Agricultural Finance, Faculty of Agricultural Economics & Business Studies, SAU, Sylhet.
  • AFB-413 (T): Agricultural Risk Management, Faculty of Agricultural Economics & Business Studies, SAU, Sylhet.
  • AFB-415 (T): Money and Capital Market in Bangladesh, Faculty of Agricultural Economics & Business Studies, SAU, Sylhet.
  • AFB-421 (T): Environmental Economics, Faculty of Agricultural Economics & Business Studies, SAU, Sylhet.
Masters Courses:
  • AFB-509: Resources & Environmental Economics, Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking, SAU, Sylhet.
  • AFB-517 (T): Agricultural Risk Management, Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking, SAU, Sylhet.
Academic Degrees and Qualification:
  • Master of Science in Agricultural Economics (Finance and Banking), 2017 - Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh
  • B.Sc. in Agricultural Economics (Honours), 2014 - Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh
Positions and Affiliations:
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh; 1st December 2017 to date.
  • Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Finance and Banking, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, 1st December 2015 to 30 November 2017.
  • Field Investigator, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Dhaka, Bangladesh; 24 October 2014 to 27 February 2015.
Other Academic, Administrative and Scientific Research Involvements:
  • Assistant Provost, Shah A.M.S Kibria Hall, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet; August 01, 2018 to date.
Awards and Recognitions:
  • Awarded “Prime Minister Gold Medal 2014” by University Grants Commission of Bangladesh in recognition of securing highest CGPA in Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics (Honours) Examination in the Faculty of Agricultural Economics & Business Studies, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet.
  • Awarded "University Prize" by Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh for securing the highest CGPA among the regular students in B.Sc. in Agricultural Economics (Honours) Examination in the year of 2013 (Held in 2014).
Professional Memberships:
  • Life Member of the Bangladesh Agricultural Economist Association, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Life Member of the Bangladesh Economic Association, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • General Member of the Krishibid (Agriculturist) Institution of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Other Social and Cultural Organization Involvement:
  • Member, Rising Star Sporting Club, Sherpur, Moulvibazar.
  • Served as an Advisor of Lubdhok Theater, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet.
Attended Conferences and Workshops:
  • Seminar on "Research Proposal", Faculty of Agricultural Economics & Business Studies, SAU, Sylhet; 31/08/2016.
  • Workshop on "Multivariate Data Analysis Using SPSS", Faculty of Agricultural Economics & Business Studies, SAU, Sylhet; 27/04/2016 to 28/04/2016.
  • "Career Development Workshop", SAU, Sylhet; 13/03/2015.
Training:
  • Training on Accounts and Financial Management; 30/10/2019–31/10/2019
  • Advanced Econometrics using STATA; 20/04/2018–21/04/2018
  • Foundation Training for University Teachers; 03/08/2017–29/08/2017
  • Training on Application of R Program for Advanced Statistical Analysis in Agricultural Research; 20/03/2017–23/03/2017
  • Training on Research Methodology; 28/10/2015–29/10/2015
  • Training program on Project Cycle and Financial Management; 12/05/2015–13/05/2015
  • "BASIC ICT Skill" Course; 10/01/2015–15/04/2015
  • "Natural Spoken English” Course; 28/12/2011–29/02/2012
Language:
  • Bengali (Mother Tongue)
  • English (Second Language)