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Mohammad Ismail Hossain

Mohammad Ismail Hossain
Bangladesh Agricultrual University · Department of Agribusiness and Marketing

PhD of Agricultural Economics

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Introduction
Currently serving as Professor Department of Agribusiness and Marketing at Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh. More than sixteen years of teaching and research experience in Value Chain/Agribusiness/Marketing/Entrepreneurship and in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of research and development projects in Bangladesh. Providing short term training in market development, value chain, entrepreneurship development and making markets for the poor (M4P). Have research e
Additional affiliations
September 2009 - July 2013
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Position
  • PhD Student
August 2005 - September 2007
Ghent University
Position
  • Master's Student
Education
July 1997 - June 1999
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Field of study
  • MS in Agricultural Economics (Marketing)

Publications

Publications (69)
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A better understanding of area-specific adaptation is crucial to develop and implement proper adaptation strategies that can alleviate the threats of climate change. This study examined the climate change perceptions, determinants and impact of adaptation strategies in saline coastal areas of Bangladesh. Cross-sectional data collected from 100 hous...
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The present study was conducted to explore the fish value chain and the determinants that influenced the fish farmer's decision, preferably in the value addition chain of Rui, Catla, Tilapia, and Pangas fish. Hence, primary data were collected from 200 fish farmers and 212 market actors from three districts of Bangladesh. The per quintal value addi...
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Supply chain management of the fishing industry has become increasingly important as globalization has increased competition. It is complicated due to the involvement of heterogeneous stakeholders and the establishment of an unorganized market structure. This study gave a holistic insight into the gaps in existing literature for measuring supply ch...
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Learning the extent of price volatility is critical to ensure the producer and consumer’s economic welfare. Hence, we have envisioned assessing the price transmission relationship over time among the farmgate, wholesale, and retail markets for the four major aquaculture products, namely Rui, Catla, Tilapia and Pangas in Bangladesh. The Granger caus...
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The agroforestry system is an important land and resource management system for the socio-economic development of forest-dependent people. We investigate the farming attractiveness and strength of crop cultivation in the agroforestry system by applying the McKinsey analytical tool. Field-level data were collected through Focus Group Discussions (FG...
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The haor region of Bangladesh is exposed to a variety of natural hazards such as flash floods, seasonal floods, droughts, riverbank erosion, embankment breach due to climate change, which impacts the haor people's lives and livelihoods. Haor households are attempting to diversify their livelihood activities to protect themselves from such extreme c...
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Seaweed culture in Bangladesh door to blue economy of Bangladesh by significant contribution toward eradication of poverty, improving to food and nutrition security, mitigation, and adaptation of climate change and generation of sustainable and inclusive livelihoods of coastal communities. Almost 3 crores people in 19 coastal districts largely depe...
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Medicinal plants (MPs) cultivation are an integral part of agricultural diversification, sustainable livelihoods, and profitable options for farmers in Bangladesh. The study is conducted to examine the profitability scenarios of MPs under different risks, i.e. price, yield and market absorption. Primary data were collected from 196 MPs growers of A...
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Although shrimp aquaculture generates considerable employment opportunities at different levels, marginalized households are not necessarily able to participate in shrimp value chains due to lack of land and access to other required resources. This study aims to investigate the conditions and determinants of marginalized households' participation i...
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Large investments in Research-for-Development (R4D) have occurred around agricultural intensification to improve social and economic outcomes for poor small and marginal farmer households. Mixed evidence for sustained and socially just impacts from these investments reflects that projects aimed at achieving social change are inherently complex and...
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Adoption of new agricultural technologies is always at the center of policy interest in Bangladesh as it generates higher farm productivity and income for the farmers. Despite the visible benefits of many of the new agricultural technologies, including farm machinery and management practices, farmers either do not adopt them or it takes a long time...
Research
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The present study was carried out during 2016 in Fulbaria Upazila, Mymensingh District. Both primary and secondary data were analyzed to achieve the objectives of the study. Primary data were collected from 30 intermediaries in the supply chain of vermicompost marketing. A specialized market for vermicompost was not observed in the study area. The...
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The haor region of Bangladesh is exposed to a variety of natural disasters such as flash floods, seasonal floods, droughts, riverbank erosions, embankment breaches due to climate change, which impacts the haor people's lives and livelihoods. The study aims to assess the various livelihood strategies adopted by the haor households, as well as the fa...
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Bombax ceiba (L.) is a medicinal plant that is grown commercially by the farmers in Bangladesh for its’ roots, where farm revenues are inherently volatile, subject to debilitating diseases, lack of quality varieties, and the vagaries of harsh weather. This study was carried out to determine the profitability of Bombax ceiba root production by asses...
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Haor ecosystem of Bangladesh plays dual roles: local economic development through agricultural income-earning activities and preserve the environment. Smallholder haor farmers face a variety of challenges that confined their access to the market. This study was undertaken to examine the determinants of smallholder's market access that plays an impo...
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The fisheries and aquaculture sector plays an important role for food and nutrition security for the majority of people in Bangladesh. Recently, however, fish farmers and market actors face potential income loss due to post-harvest fish loss. This study assesses the factors influencing post-harvest loss of four important fish species (i.e., rui, ca...
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The poultry sub-sector has played a significant role in Bangladesh's economic growth and reduction of malnutrition. The purpose of this study is to identify the actors in the value chain and their functions, as well as to estimate the value addition of different actors in live poultry marketing. Secondary data was used to explore spatial and sea...
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The study analysed the impact of mechanization and cultivation systems on productivity and technical efficiency (TE) of wheat in northern part of Bangladesh. A stochastic frontier analysis was used to measure the TE and two methods in each cultivation stage were assessed. The data analyzed in this study were collected through survey of 150 farmers...
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The study analyzed the impact of mechanization and cultivation systems on the productivity and technical efficiency (TE) of wheat in the northern part of Bangladesh. A stochastic frontier analysis was used to measure the TE and two methods in each cultivation stage were assessed. The data analyzed in this study were collected through a survey of 15...
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The research is financed by corresponding author own fund (self-fund). Abstract The study examined the factors influencing yearly consumption of turkey meat in Mymensingh city area. Data were collected from 60 consumers of turkey meat through Purposive sampling technique and face to face interview. Dummy coding was applied to code independent varia...
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Bangladesh is a country of natural disasters and climatic hazards, which frequently affect its inhabitants’ lives and livelihoods. Among the various risks and disasters, floods are the most frequent hazard that makes haor households vulnerable. Therefore, this study was undertaken to estimate livelihood vulnerability to flooding within the flood-pr...
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The study was attempted to explore the small scale broiler farming of Tangail district. Bhuapur, Ghatail, Kalihati, Shakhipur, Delduar and Basail Upazilas were selected purposively for this study. Primary data were collected through face to face interview with the respondents of broiler farmers during February to July, 2016. Secondary data were col...
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The paper examined the consumer preference of turkey meat in Mymensingh city area. Purposive sampling technique and face to face interview was carried out among 60 consumers of turkey meat. A five-point Likert scale such as strongly agree = 5, agree = 4 neutral=3, disagree=2 and strongly disagree=1was applied to measure consumer attitude towards tu...
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Medicinal plants serve as important therapeutic agents as well as valuable raw materials for manufacturing numerous traditional and modern medicines. Aloe vera is a top ranked medicinal plant in Bangladesh. The objective of this study is to investigate the costs, returns and profitability of Aloe vera medicinal plant. The data were collected from t...
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BARI mustard-14 variety is a prominent mustard variety that is gradually accepted by the farmers of Bangladesh and generating higher income through farming. The focus of this study was to assess socioeconomic factors determining farmers’ decisions to adopt BARI mustard-14. Primary data were collected through multistage random sampling technique fro...
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BARI mustard-14 variety is a prominent mustard variety that is gradually accepted by the farmers of Bangladesh and generating higher income through farming. The focus of this study was to assess socioeconomic factors determining farmers' decisions to adopt BARI mustard-14. Primary data were collected through multistage random sampling technique fro...
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Turmeric farming in slash and burn areas of Bangladesh plays an important role for generating cash income. This paper estimates technical efficiency of turmeric farmers in the slash and burn areas of Bangladesh and identifies sources of inefficiency using survey data obtained from 150 farmers over 6 villages throughout 2014/2015 growing season. Tur...
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Shrimp farming of Bangladesh is one of the most important contributors for its economic development and rural employment generation. The study examined the value chain actors, functions, governance and value chain mapping; estimated value addition in terms of cost and margin in Chalna, Tildanga and Bajua villages of Dacope upazila under Khulna Dist...
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The present study was carried out during 2016 in Fulbaria Upazila, Mymensingh District. Both primary and secondary data were analyzed to achieve the objectives of the study. Primary data were collected from 30 intermediaries in the supply chain of vermicompost marketing. A specialized market for vermicompost was not observed in the study area. The...
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Sunflower is an important oil seed crop which is well fitted in Robi season of the coastal areas of Bangladesh. This study focused on sunflower value chain map, value addition, value chain governance and institutional linkages, and stakeholders and their roles and responsibilities in value adding process of sunflower. A total of 60 respondents were...
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Turmeric is a good source of income for hilly people of Bangladesh. The study estimated the profitability and technical efficiency of turmeric cultivation in Khagrachhari district. In total 150 turmeric farms located in Khagrachari Sadar, Panchari and Matiranga Upazilas of Khagrachari district, were surveyed. Data were collected, using a pre-tested...
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Conservation agriculture (CA) is considered as a suitable crop management technique to offer higher crop productivity and economic benefits to farmers while safeguarding environment. To investigate these issues, an experiment was conducted under irrigated conditions using four treatments such as conventional agriculture (T1), conservation agricultu...
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This study evaluated the determinants of choosing modern potato variety and its’ productivitywhile allowing for production inefficiency at the level of individual producers. Results revealed that modern variety selection decisions are influenced positively by younger age and gross return from potato and negatively by a rise in the relative price of...
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Orange is one of the most import fruit crops that generate additional cash income for market actors. The study was investigated the marketing system of orange , value addition, roles and functions of value chain actors with the help of primary data collected from both farmers (forty) through simple random sampling and value chain actors (thirty) th...
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This study evaluated the determinants of choosing modern potato variety and its' productivitywhile allowing for production inefficiency at the level of individual producers. Results revealed that modern variety selection decisions are influenced positively by younger age and gross return from potato and negatively by a rise in the relative price of...
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This study evaluated the determinants of choosing modern potato variety and its' productivitywhile allowing for production inefficiency at the level of individual producers. Results revealed that modern variety selection decisions are influenced positively by younger age and gross return from potato and negatively by a rise in the relative price of...
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This study evaluated the determinants of choosing modern potato variety and its' productivitywhile allowing for production inefficiency at the level of individual producers. Results revealed that modern variety selection decisions are influenced positively by younger age and gross return from potato and negatively by a rise in the relative price of...
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The present study was carried out during 2016 in Fulbaria Upazila, Mymensingh District to assess the financial viability of vermicompost farms. Data were during the period of mid-March to mid-April, 2016. The findings suggested that majority of vermicompost producers were illiterate and had nuclear families and frequency sale of vermicompost was mo...
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This study estimates a translog stochastic production function to examine the impact of land fragmentation and soil fertility on rice producers’ technical efficiency (TE) in Bangladesh. Primary data has been collected for Boro (dry) seasons rice production from 180 farm households using multistage stratified random sampling procedure in May 2015. I...
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The poultry sub-sector contributing a lot in expediting economic growth and abating malnutrition for the people of Bangladesh. This study attempts to identify the actors involved in value chain and their functions, and to estimate the value addition of different actors in live poultry marketing; Spatial and seasonal price fluctuations of poultry al...
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The poultry sub-sector contributing a lot in expediting economic growth and abating malnutrition for the people of Bangladesh. This study attempts to identify the actors involved in value chain and their functions, and to estimate the value addition of different actors in live poultry marketing; Spatial and seasonal price fluctuations of poultry al...
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Background and Objective: Due to physiological and anatomical changes elders are more susceptible and exposed to numerous dangers including elder abuse. Elder abuse is a complex issue; so that it is mentioned as one of the indirect predictors of death which it is hard to assess. The objective of this study was to make researchers become familiar wi...
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p>This article determines the impact of land fragmentation and soil fertility on Aus rice producers’ technical efficiency (TE) of Barisal district in Bangladesh. A total of 60 farm households from two villages were selected using stratified random sampling procedure. Detailed input and output data for the Aus were collected in May 2015. Cobb-Dougla...
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Conservation agriculture (CA) is considered as a suitable crop management technique to offer higher crop productivity and economic benefits to farmers while safeguarding environment. To investigate these issues, an experiment was conducted under irrigated conditions using four treatments such as conventional agriculture (T1), conservation agricultu...
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Conservation agriculture (CA) is considered as a suitable crop management technique to offer higher crop productivity and economic benefits to farmers while safeguarding environment. To investigate these issues, an experiment was conducted under irrigated conditions using four treatments such as conventional agriculture (T1), conservation agricultu...
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Shrimp and prawn farming in Bangladesh have experienced spectacular growth in response to expanding global demand and higher economic return. In 2011, 180 shrimp and prawn farms were surveyed in Bangladesh to estimate their production efficiency and determine factors affecting the efficiency level. The results show that there are substantial ineffi...
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The study was is an attempt that offers better understanding the overall trend and pattern of food consumption and micro-nutrient intake using secondary data. The study revealed that total dietary energy consumption was 2230 kcal/capita/day which was higher than the total energy requirements of 2225 kcal/capita/day in 2003-2005. The shares of energ...
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This study estimates the levels and determinants of farm-level technical efficiency of Shrimp farmers, using the stochastic production frontier involving a model for technical inefficiency effects. Ninety brackish water shrimp farms in Shamnagar Upazila of Sarkhira District, Bangladesh, were surveyed to study their economic efficiencies. Key data w...
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This study estimates a Vector Error Correction Model (VECM) that incorporates the linkages among the agriculture, industry, construction, transport, storage and communication and service sectors for Bangladesh by using historical data from 1979 to 2009. Two cointegrating vectors confirm that all the different sectors moved together over the sample...
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The post-harvest losses were estimated at farm level in two major food grains, viz. rice and wheat in Rangpur and Dinazpur districts of Bangladesh by using survey data collected randomly from 72 rice growing households and 76 wheat growing households for the year 2009-2010. The post harvest losses were maximum due to late harvesting (1.95 kg/quinta...
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The liberalization of the agricultural sector in general and the rice subsector in particular has been a major component of Bangladesh’s structural adjustment program initiated in 1992. However, the government has continued to intervene in the rice subsector. This paper examines whether the regional/divisional rice markets have become spatially int...
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Maize is relatively a new crop introduced in Bangladesh to supplement food for human as well as feed for livestock and poultry. Considering its huge demand, this study was undertaken in Dinajpur and Lalmonirhat districts during 2006-07 to measure the profitability of maize production under contract growing system. The sampled growers were the contr...
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Cobb-Douglas production function has been used to measure the effect of various factors on alternate rice-fish production. The chosen factors were of fingerlings cost, cost of cow dung, cost of rice bran, cost of oil cake, cost of lime, cost of urea cost of human labour and cost of netting for fish production and for rice product