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Dr. Ferdous Ahmed

PhD, Post Doc (UM, Malaysia)
MSc, BSc Hons (RU)
Associate Professor

Room # 301   Ext # 862

Dr. Feroud Ahmed, is the Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Sustainability in the Department of Environmental science at IUBAT since March 1, 2018. He is also the Assistant Director of the IUBAT Institute of SDG Studies (IISS). He received BSc and MSc degrees in Botany from the University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.  He also obtained his PhD in Climate Change Adaptation Policy and Food Security from the University of Malaya Malaysia with the Bright Spark Scholarship in 2016. He developed a 50 year’s Climate Change Policy m Model for Food Sustainability of Malaysia. He also did a Postdoc in Climate Change Mitigation from the same university in Malaysia. He has the potential involvement with IUCN, UNECSO, Climate Trackers, Academic Exchange Information Centre (AEIC) and Centre for Asian Climate and Environmental Policy Studies (CACEPS) for different project and research works. He is the Academic Editor of PLOS CLIMATE Journal and the regular reviewer of the Waste Management; Environment Development and Sustainability Journals. As an achievement he published a sole book on Climate Change and Adaptation for Food Sustainability, Implications and Scenarios from Malaysia with Springer Nature in 2021. He also developed a Zero Waste Conceptual Framework Model for the first time in Bangladesh which is already published by a prominent Journal. So far has 30+ publications including a sole book that published in Springer Nature. However, he comes from the Chapai Nawanganj District, the Capital of Mangoes of Bangladesh.


Research Interest:

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Policy
  • Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
  • Waste Management
  • Disaster Management
  • Sustainability Practice
  • Environmental Pollution



2017 Postdoc
Research Field: Climate Change Adaptation & Mitigation
University of Malaya, Malaysia

2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Major: Environmental Science and Management
Research Field: Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture
University of Malaya, Malaysia

2007 Master of Science (MSC)
Department of Botany
Major: Environment Management
University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

2005 Bachelor of Science (BSC)
Department of Botany
University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

  • Course Code: ENV-103
  • Course Title: Environmental Science and Sustainability
  • Course Code: ENV-201
  • Course Title: Environmental Science


  1. Climate Change and Adaptation for Food Sustainability



  1. Introduction to Climate Change and Adaptation for Food
  2. Recent Research on Climate Change and Food Security.
  3. Assessment of Climate Change and Adaptation Policies for Sustainable Food Security.
  4. Food Security Challenges of Climate Change: An Analysis for Policy Selection in Malaysia.
  5. Policy Implications for Climate Change Adaptation in Malaysia.
  6. Assessment of Climate Change and Adaptation Policies for Sustainable Food Security.


  1. Ahmed, F., Hasan, S., Mahbubul, I. M., Mallik, M. A. K., & Hossen, M. N. (2024). GIS-based spatial analysis for lightning scenario in Bangladesh. Heliyon.
  1. Ratna, T. S., Akhter, T., Chowdhury, A., & Ahmed, F. (2023). Unveiling the causal link between livestock farming, economic development, and methane emissions in Bangladesh: a VECM investigation. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 1-18.
  2. Ahmed, F., Dastagir, M. R., Rahman, M. A., & Nargis, S. (2023). Sustainability Practices in IUBAT: A Case Study. J. of Sustainable Society (IJSSOC)-in Press. DOI: 10.1504/IJSSOC.2025.10054171
  3. Nargis, M. R. Dastagir, F. Ahmed, S. Akhter, and M. A. Rahman, (2022) "KBAD-A Real Time Opportunity for Sustainability Education during Covid- 19," Journal of Sustainability Perspectives, vol. 2, Aug. 2022.
  5. Ahmed, , Hasan, S., Rana, M.S. et al. A conceptual framework for zero waste management in Bangladesh. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol. (2022).
  6. Ahmed, F., Dastagir, M. R., Rahman, M. A., & Nargis, S. (2021). Prospect of Sustainability Course for Student’s Engagement in ESD. Journal of Sustainability Perspectives, 1(1).
  7. Rasiah, R., Al-Amin, A. Q., Chowdhurry, A. H., Ahmed, F., & Zhang, C. (2018). Climate change mitigation projections for ASEAN. Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 23(2), 195-212.
  8. Rasiah, R., Al-Amin, A. Q., Habib, N. M., Chowdhury, A. H., Ramu, S. C., Ahmed, F., & Leal Filho, W. (2017), Assessing climate change mitigation proposals for Malaysia: Implications for emissions and abatement costs. Journal of Cleaner Production, 167, 163-173.
  9. Al-Amin, Q., Ahmed, F., (2016), Food security challenge of climate change: an analysis for policy selection. Futures. 83, 50–63.
  10. Ahmed, F., Al-Amin, A. Q., Mohamad, Z. F., & Chenayah, S. (2016), Agriculture and food security challenge of climate change: a dynamic analysis for policy selection. Scientia Agricola, 73(4), 311-321.
  11. Ahmed, F., Al-Amin, A.Q., Kari, F., Mohamad, Z., (2015), “A Science framework (sf) for agricultural sustainability.” Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. 87(3): pp.1887-902.
  12. Masud, M., Al-Amin, A. Q., Junsheng, H., Ahmed, F., Yahaya, S. R., Akhtar, R., & Banna, H. (2016), Climate change issue and theory of plannedbehaviour: relationship by empirical evidence. Journal of Cleaner Production, 113, 613-623.
  13. Al-Amin, A.Q., Ahmed, F., Azam, M. N. (2015), “How do environmental changes challenge the sustainable development of Asia?” Asian Journal of Earth Sciences. vol. 8, issue-1, pp 1-14.
  14. Ahmed, F., Al-Amin, A. Q., & Alam, G. M. (2012), Climate change issues: challenges for natural resource management in Bangladesh–a way forward. International Journal of Global Warming, 4(1), 68-80.
  15. Ferdous, A., Abul, Q., Gazi, M. A., & Che, H. H. (2012). Climate change concern to cattle feed in Bangladesh. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 11(11), 1946-1953.
  16. Ferdous, A., Gazi, M. A., Abul, Q. A. A., & Che, H. (2013). The impact of climate changes on livestock sector: challenging experience from Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 8(1), 29-40.
  17. Karim, R., Ahmed, F., Krishna Roy, U., Ara, T., Islam, R., & Hossain, M. (2015), Varietal Improvement of Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa Dutch.) Through Somaclonal Variation Using In Vitro Techniques. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology.
  18. Ahmed, F., Al Amin, A. Q., Hasanuzzaman, M., & Saidur, R. (2013), Alternative energy resources in Bangladesh and future prospect. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 25, 698-707.
  19. Rahman, A. H. M. M., Anisuzzaman, M., Ahmed, F., Naderuzzaman, A. T. M., & Islam, A. R. (2007), A floristic study in the graveyards of Rajshahi city. Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, 3(6), 670-675.
  20. Rahman, H. M. M., Anisuzzaman, M., Haider, S. A., Ahmed, F., Islam, A.
  21. M. R., & Naderuzzaman, A. T. M. (2008), Study of medicinal plants in the Graveyards of Rajshahi city. Res. J. Agric. Biol. Sci, 4(1), 70-74.
  22. Rahman, A. H. M. M., Alam, M. S., Khan, S. K., Ahmed, F., Islam, A. K. M. R., & Rahman, M. M. (2008), Taxonomic studies on the family Asteraceae (Compositae) of the Rajshahi division. Res J Agric Biol Sci, 4(2), 134-140.
  23. Rahman, A. H. M. M., Anisuzzaman, M., Ahmed, F., Rafiul Islam, A. K. M., & Naderuzzaman, A. T. M. (2008), Study of nutritive value and medicinal uses of cultivated cucurbits. Applied Sci. Res., 4: 555, 558.
  24. Rahman, M., ALAM, M., Ahmed, F., Begum, M., & Alam, M. (2013), Isolation of food borne harmful bacteria from Kachhagolla: an indigenous sweetmeat of Bangladesh. J. Sustain. Agril. Tech, 9(2), 78-81.


Awards and Achievements

  • Academic Excellence Award for Publication in IUBAT-2022, 2023
  • Consultant-terre des hommes Nederland’s  (TDS) 2023 for Waste Management engaging community people.
  • Consultant of UNESCO in the year 2020, 2021, 23.
  • High Impact Research Fellowship for Postdoc Fellowship in the University of Malaya, Malaysia under the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE)
  • Bright sparks Scholarship for PhD Study in the University of Malaya, Malaysia