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Meherunnesa Chowdhury Sumy
Associate Professor and Head
Department of Agricultural Economics and Social Science
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine


About
Qualifications
Honours
Publications
Supervision


Meherunnesa Chowdhury Sumy is an academician with interests in teaching, research and training. She has received MS in Agricultural Economics (Production Economics) degree from Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh. She also completed B.Sc. in Agricultural Economics degree from the Bangladesh Agricultural University.

She joined as a Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU) in 2008. Currently, she holds a position of Associate Professor in the same department in CVASU. Her research interest is in the areas of advanced economics and marketing of livestock and their products.

Meherunnesa Chowdhury Sumy has a track record for high-quality research as evidenced by publications in different peer reviewed journals. She has got Bangobondhu Science and Technology fellowship for doing her Ph.D. She also got a research fellowship from Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) for MS degree and University Merit Scholarship from University Grant Commission for her brilliant result in undergraduate.

Research Interest

Agricultural Economics, Farm Management,  Marketing, Environmental Economics, Poverty alleviation of rural household, Women empowerment.



Experience


Teaching
•   Associate Professor in Agricultural Economics and Social Science, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University from March 15, 2011 to April 14, 2016
•   Assistant Professor, in Agricultural Economics and Social Science, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, from March 15, 2011 to Present
•   Lecturer, in Agricultural Economics and Social Science, Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University from April 1, 2008 to March 14, 2011
•   part-time lecturer in Basic Sciences, Chittagong Veterinary College from Aug. 10, 2005 to Oct. 31, 2007

Administrative
•   Assistant Provost in Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib Hall, CVASU from Jan. 1, 2014 to Feb. 25, 2016

Others
•   Executive member in CVASU Teachers Association, CVASU from Jan. 1, 2014 to Feb. 26, 2016


Teaching : Current Courses


Undergraduate
Course Name Course Code Department
Fisheries Economics FEC-202 Department of Fisheries Resource Management
Livestock Economics and marketing LEM-302 Department of Agricultural Economics and Social Science

Masters
Course Name Course Code Department
Agricultural Market Structure Analysis AMS -602 Department of Agricultural Economics and Social Science
Agricultural Price Analysis and Policy APA- 601 Department of Agricultural Economics and Social Science
Farm Management FAM -602 Department of Agricultural Economics and Social Science
Food Security and Poverty Studies FSP -602 Department of Agricultural Economics and Social Science
Micro Economics MEC -601 Department of Agricultural Economics and Social Science
Production Economics PEC-601 Department of Agricultural Economics and Social Science


Contact

Email:
sumy315bd@yahoo.com
sumycvasu@gmail.com

Cell Phone:   +88 01712560028

T&T:    +88 031659093

Fax:   +88 031659620

Location

402, Old Academic Building, Veterinary Medicine, Department of Agricultural Economics & Social Sciences,
CVASU.

Qualifications


Educational Qualifications

 

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD): Ongoing

InstituteBangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh 

Discipline: Agricultural Economics

Thesis title: Ensuring Income Security of Women Small Ruminant Rearing Households in Bangladesh

      

Master of Science (MS):

Institute: Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh,Bangladesh

Discipline: Agricultural Economics (Production Economics)

Thesis title: Relative Farming Efficiency of Non-Participatory & Participatory Resource-Poor Farmers of Integrated Crop Management Project in North-West Region of Bangladesh

 Results: Grade A (3.11 out of 4.00 where A=3) (1st position)

Conferred date: June, 2003


Bachelor of Science(Hons)

Institute: Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh. 

Discipline/Degree: B.Sc.Ag.Econ(Hons)

Results: First class  (4th position)

Conferred date: 2000 (Held in 2001)

 

Higher Secondary (HSC):

Institute: Govt. Begum Badrunnesa Mohila College,Bangladesh

Degree:Higher Secondary Certificate

Major: Science

Board: Dhaka Board, Bangladesh

Conferred date:  1996
 

Secondary School (SSC):

Institute: Kamrunnesa Govt. Girls High School, Bangladesh

Degree: Secondary Secondary Certificate

Major: Science

Board: Dhaka Board, Bangladesh

Conferred date:  1994


Trainings Received
  1. A training on ‘Application on Statistical Software packages for Data Mining’ held during 12-13 May’2013, organized by Directorate (Research and Extension) CVASU, Poultry Research and Training Centre and University of Science and Technology, Chattogram, Bangladesh.
  2. Training course on “Development communication in Agriculture” organized by  Agricultural Information Services, Chittagong Region , Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  3. Training course on “Planning, Administration and Management”  organized by Graduate Training Institute, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
  4. Training course on "Teaching Techniques and Methods" organized by Poultry Research and Training Centre, CVASU

Honours


Acedemic Awards
  1. I have got Bangobondhu Science and Technology fellowship as a Ph.D fellow.
  2. I have awarded University Merit Scholarship from the University Grant Commission of Bangladesh for brilliant result in undergraduate.
  3.  A Research Fellowship-2003 as a Research worker from Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI), Gazipur
  4.  Departmental Scholarship from Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh

Publications


  1. S. Ferdouse, M. C. Sumy, M. S. Hossain and M. M. Islam (2020). Production Performance, Meat Quality and Economic Appraisal of Broiler Rearing with Tamarind Leaves. Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural University (Accepted).
  2. M. S. Hossain, M. C. Sumy, S. Ferdouse and M. M. Islam (2019). Dietary effects of Dillenia indica leaves on growth performances, blood parameters, carcass characteristics and economic analysis in broilers. BJVAS Vol. 7(1): 65-72.
  3. M.C. Sumy and M.M. Islam (2019). Comparative economic analysis of ornamental birds rearing in Chattogram Metropolitan area in Bangladesh. BJVAS Vol. 7(2): 22-29.
  4. Islam, M.M and M.C. Sumy (2017). Effects of vegetable oil supplementation on growth performance and carcass characteristics in broilers. BJVAS Vol. 5(2):11-16.
  5. Dast Gupta, M., Das, A., M.C Sumy, and M. M. Islam (2017). An explorative study on visitor's behaviour and their effect on the behaviour of primates and Chittagong zoo. BJVAS Vol. 5(2): 24-32.
  6. M. C. Sumy, M. M. Ahsan and M. D. Gupta (2015). An economic comparison of performance and profitability between two meat types birds: Brown cockerel and  Sonali. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Vol. 3 (1 & 2): 49-53.
  7. Begum, M.R., Rahman, M.M., Hassan, M.N., Yousuf, M. and Sumy, M.C. (2015) Productive Performances of Indigenous Dairy Cows in Different Areas of Comilla District, Eco-friendly Agril. J. 8(03), 27.
  8. M. C. Sumy, M. K. I. Khan and M. M. Islam (2014). Viability and profitability of different segments in the poultry model chain in Bangladesh. Livestock Research for Rural Development. Volume 26 (10), Article #187.
  9. T. Bilkis, M. M. Islam, M. C. Sumy, M. N. A. Mondaland G. M. N. Uddin (2012). Rapid estimation of quality of raw milk for its suitability for further processing in the dairy industries of Bangladesh. International Journal of Dairy Science, ISSN- 1811-9743/DOI: 10.3923/ijds.2012.
  10. M. C. Sumy, M. M. Islam and M. K. I. Khan (2012). Comparative Study between Rice Husk and Sand Incubation Techniques for Hatching the Improved Backyard Poultry Eggs. Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 24 (1), Article 10.
  11. M. C. Sumy, M. M. Islam, M. S. I. Khokon and S. Talukder (2010). Study on the Socio-economic condition and Productive performances of Backyard chicken in some selected areas of Pabna District in Bangladesh. Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University, Vol. 8 (1): 45-50.
  12. M. C. Sumy, M. A. Halim, M. R. Hasan and M. R. Begum (2009). Performance of Participatory & Non- Participatory Farmers of Integrated Crop Management Project at Pirganj Upazilla under Thakurgaon District. Journal of the Bangladesh Agricultural University, Vol. 7(2): 273-280.
  13. M. M. Islam, T. A. Ferdous and M. C. Sumy (2009). The effect of Dairy farms on the economic status of farm Holders, Eco-friendly Agriculture Journal, Vol. 2(10): 858-863.
  14. M. C. Sumy, M. H. A. Rashid, A. N. M. Ahasan.Habib and F. Wadud (2006). Do the resource-poor participatory farmers are more efficient than non-partipatory farmers? Progressive AgricultureVol. 17(2): 235-248.
  15. M. M. Islam, M. R. Amin, M. R. Alam  and M. C. Sumy (2005). Quantification of tannins in Morus indica (Mulberry) and effect of PEG (Polyethylene Glycol) treatment on in vitro organic matter digestibility (IVOMD) and metabolizable energy content. Bangladesh Journal of Livestock Research. Vol. 12 (1&2): 98-105. 
  16. M. C. Sumy, M. H. A. Rashid, T. H. Miah (2004).Technical efficiency of participatory and non-participatory Crop Producer. An Evaluation of ICM project. The Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics. Vol. XXVII (1): 53-65.

Funding


Supervision


Current

  PG (MS)
SL No. Student Name Roll No. Reg No. Session Degree Supervisor
1. Md. Akram 0118/02 532 2018-19 PG (MS) PI

Thesis Title :
Turkey rearing
Thesis Title : Turkey rearing
2. Md. Azmol 0018/01 531 2018-19 PG (MS) PI

Thesis Title :
Production efficiency of Broiler
Thesis Title : Production efficiency of Broiler


Completed

  PG (MS)
SL No. Student Name Roll No. Reg No. Session Degree Supervisor
1. DR. Japu Chowdhury 0118/03 533 2018-19 PG (MS) CoI

Thesis Title :
Comparative socioeconomic study on crossbred and red chattogram cattle dairy farms in some selected areas of Chattogram District
Thesis Title : Comparative socioeconomic study on crossbred and red chattogram cattle dairy farms in some selected areas of Chattogram District

Collaboration