PhD student. Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
MSc in Forestry. Institute of Forestry & Environmental Sciences, Chittagong University in 1997BSc in Forestry
Areas of Interest
Organic farming, sustainable development, Biodiversity and natural resource management, Disaster management and Climate change adaptation.
He gained his Masters degree in Forestry from the Institute of Forestry and Environmental Sciences, Chittagong University in 1997. Currently he is doing his PhD at the Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. At present he is working as an Assistant Professor at the Center for Sustainable Development (CSD), University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. He has twenty years of experience in a range of fields, including NGOs, private companies and universities. He has conducted research in a number of diverse field including natural resources management, climate change adaptation, organic farming, sustainable development, economics, humanities and social sciences. His articles and research on important issues have been published in both national and international journals. He has participated and presented several papers at international and national conferences and workshops. He is also one of the contributors of the World Guide to Sustainable Enterprise (Volume 2: Asia Pacific) published by Greenleaf Publishing, UK.
Selection of Academic Member
I have been selected as an Academic Member of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER).
I have been selected as an Ambassador of Bangladesh for 2016. The selection has been made by The Asian Council of Science Editors (ACSE).
Received the Vice Chancellor’s Award of Excellence 2014 for valuable contribution to ULAB in engagement in research.
Current research Projects:
Farmer’s Perception on Climate Change and Adaptation related to drought –The Case of North-west Barind Tracts in Bangladesh. Funded by University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
This is ongoing research titled “Sustainable approaches to Drought Management: Exploratory Study on selected regions of Northwest in Bangladesh”
Completed research projects:
Gender in Aquaculture: A study on Division of Power and Tasks in the South-west region of Bangladesh.
Comparative Study on Floral Diversity and Management Practices Between Organic and Chemical Farming.
Impacts of Contractual Dairy Farming-A Case of Kazi Shahid Foundation, Panchagarh, Bangladesh.
Impacts of Kazi & Kazi Tea Estate Limited, Panchagarh-An Organic Garden in Bangladesh.
Mobilizing Communities for Disaster risk reduction: The case of Bangladesh.
Islam, M. S. (2011). Present status of homestead nursery of CARE-LIFT project - a case study in Patuakhali, Bangladesh. Journal of Agriculture and Social Sciences, 7(1), 7-12. Islam, M. S. (2011). Present status of homestead nursery of CARE-LIFT project - a case study in Patuakhali, Bangladesh. Jour
Islam, M. S. (2012). Intra household labour distribution and role of women in family decision making process. Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 4(8), 8-15.
Islam, M. S. (2012). Measuring impact of Kazi & Kazi Tea Estate Limited, Panchagarh - An organic garden in Bangladesh. IOSR Journal of Business and Management, 3(3), 1-9
Islam, M. S. (2012). Present status of wetland biodiversity - A study in Sujanagar Upazila, Pabna, Bangladesh. IOSR Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Science, 3(1), 6-13.
Islam, M. S. (2015). Women in the Homestead Agroforestry - Contribution to sustainable development. Journal of Natural Science Research, 5(1), 129-139.
Hassan, M. N. & Islam, M. S. (2016). Bangladesh. In V. Wayne (Ed.), The world guide to sustainable enterprise (Volume 2: Asia Pacific) (pp. 36-41). Sheffield: Greenleaf Publishing.
Use of Local Knowledge Systems in Drought Prediction and Weather Extreme Management: 2nd Gobeshona Conference; Held on 8-11 January 2016, Independent University Bangladesh
Comparative Study on Management Practices Between Organic and Chemical Farming: Dhaka International Conference in Business and Social Science research; Held on 20-22 January 2016, Uttara University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.Comparative Study on Management Practices Between Organic and Chemical Farming: Dh
Farmers’ Perception on Drought and Its Impacts in Barind Tracts: International Conference on Sustainable Development; Held on 4-5 February 2016, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh.