Associate Director

Dr Harunur Rashid (Professor of Aquatic Ecotoxicology & Climate Change Impacts), has joined as Associate Director of the BAU Interdisciplinary Institute for Food Security (IIFS) on 08 October 2018. Prof. Rashid is primarily affiliated with the BAU Department of Fisheries Management under Faculty of Fisheries and has been serving as Adjunct Faculty of IIFS since its inception.

Professor Rashid has led development of the Netherlands NUFFIC funded project entitled ‘Integrated Management of Crop-Fish-Water Resources towards Food Security (NICHE-BGD-156)‘. Establishment of IIFS (formerly Interdisciplinary Centre for Food Security) was the main output of this project and Prof Rashid has been the coordinator of this project & the institute (February 2013 – August 2015) during inception phase leading establishment of the centre and providing important oversight in developing two interdisciplinary MS programs.

Email: iifs.ad@bau.edu.bd | Website: http://harunurrashid.net


FORMER COORDINATORS OF NICHE-BGD-156 PROJECT


Dr Md Amirul Islam, Professor of the Department of Agricultural StatisticsBangladesh Agricultural University is the the current Coordinator of ICF’s NICHE-BGD-156 Project under Interdisciplinary Centre for Food Security, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh.

Duration of ICF Coordinatorship: August 2017 – January 2018


Prof. Dr. Emdadul Haque Chowdhury, Department of Pathology, Bangladesh Agricultural University.

Profile Page: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Emdadul_Haque_Chowdhury

Duration of ICF Coordinatorship: August 2015 – August 2017


Dr Harunur Rashid, present Associate Director of IIFS (formerly ICF) and Professor of the Department of Fisheries Management , Bangladesh Agricultural University has led development of the Netherlands NUFFIC funded project entitled ‘Integrated Management of Crop-Fish-Water Resources towards Food Security (NICHE-BGD-156)’. Establishment of IIFS (formerly Interdisciplinary Centre for Food Security, ICF) was the main output of this project and Prof Rashid has been the coordinator of this project & the institute since its inception.

Duration of ICF Coordinatorship: February 2013 2017 – August 2015