Dr. Md. Abdul Quddus
Dr. Md. Abdul Quddus

Professor Contact No : +8801716477175
Department of Agricultural and Applied Statistics Email : aqdds1957@gmail.com
Faculty of Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology
Research Interest:    Food and Nutrition Security Socioeconics of Farmers Dissemination and Adoption of Agricultultural Technologies
Ph. D.    - 2004
Dhaka University
Postgraduate Diploma In Statistics    - 1993
University of Reading
M.Sc. In Agricultural Statistics    - 1981
Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh
B.Sc. Fisheries (Hons.)    - 1979
Baangladesh Agricultural University
Total Number:  17

List of Research Projects:

Title of the Projects


Funding Organization


Measures of Livelihood Activities and Food Security of Farm Household in Bangladesh

 Principal Investigator


 July ’17 to June ‘19

Technological Innovations in Livestock: Adoption and Dissemination

 Principal Investigator


 Jan ’15 to Dec ‘16

Determinants and Constraints of Adoption of Dairy Technologies

 Principal Investigator


 July ’10 to June ‘11

Agriculture and Food Security in Bangladesh: Four Decades of Development

 Project Director


 July ’09 to June ‘09

Role of Agro-Industry to Reduce Poverty by Generating Income and Employment in Bangladesh

 Project Director


 July ’08 to June ’09

Measures for Balancing Regional Disparities in Agricultural Development in Bangladesh

 Project Director


 July ’06 to June ’07

A Study on Constraints of Native Cattle Genetic Resource Conservation With Particular Reference to Profitability Assessment

 Principal Investigator


 July ’06 to Dec ’07

Economic Aspects, Employment Potential and Consumption Pattern of Dairy Milk Production in Selected Areas of Mymensingh District

 Principal Investigator


 April’01 to Marc’04

Socio-Economic Aspects of Developing Livestock and Poultry Resources in the Traditional Village of Bangladesh

 Principal Investigator


 Jan’97 to Dec’97

An Analysis of Economic Conditions of the Fishermen including the Efficiency of their Fishing and Marketing System in Netrokona District

 Principal Investigator

Ford Foundation/BSERT

 July’89 to Dec’89

Survey on the Availability of Selective Fish Species (sharputi, pungus, bacha, chapila and silong) in Kishoregonj, Netrakona and Sunamgonj District

 Principal Investigator

Ford Foundation/BSERT

 July’87 to Dec’87



Other Important Researches


Place/ Purpose / Funded by


Pre Assessment Report on Agriculture (Fisheries) Census – 2018 in Bangladesh

National Consultant, FAO

June – Sept, 15

Fact Finding Survey on Agricultural Finance and Technical Assistance Program in Bangladesh

Consulting Farm, Dhaka, JICA

July –Sept, 13

Food Security for Children, Elders and Disabled in the Disadvantaged Regions in Bangladesh: Measures and policy Implications

University of Giessen, Germany, DAAD


July –Aug ,09

Linkage Taxonomy and Its Application: An Input Output Analysis of The Bangladesh Economy

Dhaka University, Ph. D. Thesis

Sep ’99-Aug ‘03

A Single Replicate Design and Field Heterogeneity

University of Reading, England, M.Sc. in Biometry Dissertation, British Council

July - Dec ‘94




Total Number:  7




Sponsored by

Analysis of Data for Measuring Availability, Access and Nutritional Status

January, 2012

Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development


Food Security Concepts, Basic Facts and Measurement Issues

June – July, 2011

Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development


Project Cycle Management

October, 2005

Bangladesh Agricultural University


Technical Report Writing and Presentation


May, 1997

Bangladesh Agricultural University


Post Graduate Training in Biometry


Oct' 93 to June'95

University of Reading, UK


Professional English Language Course


June – Sept.,1992

University of Reading, UK



Advanced Biometry

October-Nov, 1989

Bangladesh Rice Research Institute


09 Dec, 2002 - 30 Sep, 2019
Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh
Associate Professor
28 Jun, 1997 - 08 Dec, 2002
Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh
Assistant Professor
15 Dec, 1988 - 27 Jun, 1997
Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh
28 Apr, 1986 - 14 Dec, 1988
Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh
Total Number:  60

Quddus, M.A. 2017. Performance and perceptions of adoption of crossbred cattle by smallholder in Bangladesh, International J. Agriculture Policy Research, 5(3): 63-69.

Quddus,M.A., N.Z. Jui, K.M.M. Rahman and M. Rahman. 2016-17. Gender role in pond fish culture in terms of decision making and nutrition security. Bangladesh J. Agricultural Economics, 38(1-2): 55-71. 

Quddus, M.A. 2014-15. Smallholder dairy farming in Bangladesh: a socioeconomic analysis. Bangladesh J. Agricultural Economics, 37(1-2): 35-53.

Quddus, M.A. and Siegfried Bauer. 2014. Food security and morbidity of elderly in disadvantaged Rural Bangladesh J. Bangladesh Agricultural University, 12(1): 95-104.

Quddus, M.A. and Siegfried Bauer. 2013. Nutritional status of children associated with socio-demographic variables and food security in rural Bangladesh, Malaysian J. of Nutrition, 19(2). 193-204. 

Quddus M.A. 2012. Adoption of dairy farming technologies by small farm holders: practices and constraints. Bangladesh J. of Animal Science, 41(2): 124-135.

Alom, J., M.A. Quddus and M.A. Islam. 2012. Nutritional Status of under five children in Bangladesh: A multilevel analysis. J Biosocial Science, 44(5): 525-535.

Quddus M.A. 2011. Morbidity and related factors among elderly people in disadvantaged rural Bangladesh. South Asian J. of Population and Health, 4(102): 51-64.

Quddus, M.A. and Kalipada Sen. 2011. Inter-industry linkage indices: Methodological development and comparisons. The Dhaka University J. of Science, 59(1): 159-161.

Quddus, M.A., K.M. Mustafizur Rahman and M. Amirul Islam. 2010. Productivity and resource use efficiency of milk production of the small scale dairy farmers. Bangladesh J. Agricultural Economics, 33(1-2): 71-81.

Quddus M.A. and M.R. Amin. 2010. Constraints of native cattle genetic resource conservation and features of breeding system in representative areas of Bangladesh. J. Bangladesh Agricultural University, 8(1): 113-120

Quddus, M.A. 2010. Survival probability of diseased livestock at different treatment measures. Bangladesh J. Agriculture, 35(1): 135-138  

Alom, J., M.A. Islam and M.A. Quddus. 2009. Socioeconomic factors influencing nutritional status of under-five children of agrarian families in Bangladesh: A multilevel analysis. Bangladesh J. Agricultural Economics, 32(1-2): 63-74.

Quddus, M.A. 2009. Role of agro-industry in Bangladesh economy: An empirical analysis of linkages and multipliers. Bangladesh J. Agricultural Economics, 32(1-2): 31-48.

Quddus, M.A. 2009. Crop production growth in different agro-ecological zones of Bangladesh, J. Bangladesh Agricultural University, 7(2): 351-360.

Quddus, M.A. and M.A. Islam. 2008. Management and employment potential of small-scale dairy farming in Mymensingh, J. Bangladesh Agricultural University, 6(1): 189-198.

Quddus, M.A. 2007. Development progress and regional variations in Bangladesh agriculture, Bangladesh J. Agricultural Economics, 30(2): 35-53.

Quddus, M.A. and Kalipada Sen. 2007. Key sectors of Bangladesh economy: Use of some policy matrices. The Dhaka University J. of Science, 54(3: 197-201.

Badruzzaman, M. and M.A. Quddus. 2007. Identification of key agricultural sub sectors of Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Agricultural Sciences, 34(2):159-167.                 

Quddus, M.A. M. Alauddin and M.S. Rahman. 2007. Socioeconomic analysis of fish seed multiplication farm (FSMF) owners in selected areas of Bangladesh. J. Bangladesh Agricultural University, 5(2): 413-418.

Quddus, M.A. 2007. Socioeconomic study of pond fish production in selected areas of Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Agriculture, 32(1): 63-69.

Quddus, M.A. 2006. Production and consumption aspects of milk in some selected areas of Mymensingh, Bangladesh j. Agricultural Economics, 29(1-2): 39-52.

Alam M.A., K.M. Mustafizur Rahman and M.A. Quddus. 2005. Measurement of economic efficiency of producing fish in Bangladesh with Tran slog stochastic cost frontier. Bangladesh J. Agricultural Economics, 28(1-2): 33-48.

Quddus, M.A., Kalipada Sen and M. Salimullah. 2004. Performance of crop production in Bangladesh: Growth and regional disparities. Bangladesh J. Agricultural Economics, 27(2): 57-74. 

Quddus, M.A. and Roger Mead. 2004. Adjustment and simulation techniques to control field heterogeneity: A single replicate design. Journal of Statistical Studies, 24: 9-18.

Quddus M.A., Kalipada Sen and M Salimullah. 2002. Structural interrelationships of various sectors of the economy of Bangladesh with special emphasis on agriculture. Bangladesh J. Agricultural Economics, 25(2): 33-61.

Rahman, K.M.M, M.A. Quddus. and M.E Haque. 2002. Estimation of gross and net technical efficiencies of wheat production in Bangladesh under two alternative functional forms. Bangladesh J. Agricultural Economics, 25(2): 85-101.

Sarker, M.M.R, M.I. Hossain and M.A. Quddus. 2001. Growth performance and sub-sectoral variation of fish production in Bangladesh during the period 1972/73 to 1994/95. Bangladesh J. Agricultural Sciences, 28(2): 335-344.

Amin, M..Z., M.H.A. Rashid, M.M. Rahman and M.A. Quddus. 2001. Economics of pond fish culture under BRAC supervision in Mymensingh, Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Fisheries Research, 5(2): 189-196. 

Quddus, M.A. and K.M. Kamaruddin. 2001. Prediction of culling probability and effect of sward height on milk yield. Bangladesh J. of Animal Science, 30(1-2): 1-7.

Quddus, M.A. and Roger Mead. 2000. Selection of the best adjustment method in the experiment of large number of breeding varieties. Progressive Agriculture, 11(1-2): 259-266. 

Miah, M.R.U., K.U. Ahmmad, Masum Ahmad and M.A.Quddus. 2000. The effectiveness of Hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae) for the control of aphids. Bangladesh J. Agricultural Sciences, 27 (2): 311-319.

Quddus, M.A., M.S. Rahman and M. Moniruzzaman. 2000. Socioeconomic conditions of the pond owners of Demra, Dhaka. Bangladesh J. Fisheries Research, 4(2): 203-207.

Quddus, M.A. 2000. Socioeconomic aspects of developing livestock and poultry resources in rural Bangladesh. The J. Rural Development, 30(1): 101-123. 

Hossain, M.M., M.A.Quddus, and M.A. Baset. 2000. Sustainable crop-livestock-fish farming in rural areas. The J. Rural Development, 30(1): 1-13.


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