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Saifur Rahman

Graduate Assistant

201 Ricks Hall


Saifur Rahman is a teacher, scholar, and researcher. He is working as a Graduate Teaching Assistant and before that, he worked as a lecturer at Bangladesh Agricultural University. As a teacher, his goal is to provide student-centered learning and as a researcher, he wants to contribute to the rural farming community. Saifur is serving as a researcher in several projects like BIGG and SOCIAL. Saifur is from Bangladesh and is interested in photography and traveling.

Primary Teaching Responsibilities

  • AEE 230: Introduction to Cooperative Extension
  • AEE 325: Planning and Delivering Non-formal Education
  • AEE 478: Advanced Issues in Extension Education

Professional Honors/Offices/Recognitions

  • 2023: Mansour Doctoral Fellowship, NC State University
  • 2023: Chancellors Gold Medal, Bangladesh Agricultural University
  • 2022: Erasmus Munds Scholarship, European Union
  • 2021: 2nd Prize in Photography at Bongobondhu Youth Art Exhibition
  • 2018: National Science and Technology (NST) Fellowship

Selected Publications

  • Kabir, K. H., Mukut, M. M. K., Rahman, S., Chowdhury, A., Mukta, M. Z. N., Sarker, M. A., & Asfour, A. (2023). Farmers’ perceptions and capacity for 3Rs agro-waste management in a vegetable growing area of Bangladesh. Discover Agriculture, 1(1), 4.
  • Akter, S., Rahman, S., Sojib, M. R., & Sheheli, S. (2023). Knowledge of Farmers on Integrated Soil Fertility Management in Selected Areas of Mymensingh Sadar Upazila, Mymensingh District, Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology, 41(11), 211-227.
  • Kabir, K. H., Rahman, S., Hasan, M. M., Chowdhury, A., & Gow, G. (2023). Facebook for Digital Agricultural Extension Services: The Case of Rooftop Gardeners in Bangladesh. Smart Agricultural Technology, 100338.
  • Uddin, M.N., Roy, P., Rahman, S. et al. (2023). Factors affecting rural women’s knowledge on food and nutrition: a case of specific areas of rural Bangladesh. Environ Dev Sustain. (IF: 4.08)
  • Akter, S., Rahman, M.Z., Rahman, S., Akter, S. and Uddin, M.N. (2023). Changes in Livelihoods of Rural Women Working in the Fish Processing Industry. Journal of Bangladesh Agricultural University, 21(1): 96–108.
  • Kabir, K.H., Uddin, M.N., Rahman, S. et al. (2022). Opportunities and determinants for rural youth engagement in catfish farming: empirical evidence from north-central Bangladesh. Aquacult Int. (IF: 2.3).
  • Jui, K. F., Rahman, S., Fuad, M. A. F., Flora, U. M. A., Shanto, M. H. S. A., Rahman, M. H. S., & Siddika, H. (2023). A Systematic Review on Prospects and Barriers of Silk in Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Education and Social Studies, 48(2), 1-16.
  • Rahman, S., & Mithun, M. N. A. S. (2021). Effect of Social Media Use on Academic Performance among University Students in Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Education and Social Studies, 20(3), 1-12.
  • Rahman, S., Hoque, M., Uddin, M., (2021). Problems Faced by The Crop Farmers Related to Extension Services Provided by Department of Agricultural Extension in Bangladesh. International Journal of Agricultural Extension, 9 (3), 373-388.
  • Uddin, M. N., Ahsan, K., Farouque, M. G., Akter, S., & Rahman, S. (2022). Determinants of training needs of the tilapia (Oreochromis sp.) fish farmers: an empirical study from a selected area in Bangladesh. International Journal of Agricultural Extension, 10(3), 387-398.


BS Agricultural Science Bangladesh Agricultural University

MS Agricultural and Extension Education Bangladesh Agricultural University

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Agricultural Education
  • Rural Youth
  • Livelihood Changes