Md Kamruzzaman

PhD Student

Md Kamruzzaman is a PhD student at the Fenner School of Environment and Society and Institute for Water Futures at the Australian National University, Australia. His PhD project investigates the means of enhancing innovation to help adapt rice farming to flash flooding in Bangladesh. Mr. Kamruzzaman is also affiliated as an academic staff member of the Agricultural Extension Education Department, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh. He is passionate in advancing knowledge and practices to help transform food, environment, and agricultural systems by adapting to climate change, particularly water-related stressors and overcoming constraints and barriers to change in the farming sector.

Research interests

Mr. Kamruzzaman's research interests focus on

  • Agricultural innovation for climate change adaptation
  • Communication for innovation
  • Systems approach for sustainable farming
  • ICT and new media for development
  • Kamruzzaman, M., Daniell, K. A., Chowdhury, A., & Crimp, S. 2022. Facilitating learning for innovation in a climate-stressed context: Insights from flash flood-affected rice farming in Bangladesh. The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension.


  • Kamruzzaman, M., Daniell, K. A., Chowdhury, A., & Crimp, S. 2021. The Role of extension and advisory services in strengthening farmers’ innovation networks to adapt to climate extremes. Sustainability, 13, 1941.


  • Kamruzzaman, M., Daniell, K. A., Chowdhury, A., Crimp, S., & James, H. 2020. How can agricultural extension and rural advisory services support innovation to adapt to climate change in the agriculture sector? Advancements in Agricultural Development, 1(1), 48-62.



  • Kamruzzaman, M., Chowdhury, A., van Paassen, A. and Ganpat, W. 2018. Extension agents’ use and acceptance of social media: The case of the department of agricultural extension in Bangladesh. Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education, 25(2): 132-149.  doi: 10.5191/jiaee.2018.25210




  • Kamruzzaman, M., Parveen, S. and Das. A. C. 2015. Livelihood improvement of tea garden workers: A scenario of marginalized women group in Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology, 7(1): 1-7. DOI:



  • Kamruzzaman, M., Islam, M. A., Amin, M. R. and Akter, A. 2014. Use of internet in higher education: A study at Sylhet Agricultural University. J. Syl. Agril. Univ, 1(1):45-50.