Dr M Abul Kashem (Commonwealth Scholar, PhD in Agricultural Extension, University of Reading) is currently working as the Principal Investigator on a research project entitled ‘Factors Contributing to Yields Gaps in Rice and Wheat at Farmers’ Field’.

The project is funded by USAID through the Grammen Krishi Foundation (GKF), administered by the Bangladesh Agricultural Council (BARC).

Dr Kashem has also been appointed as Director of the Agricultural Museum at the Bangladesh Agricultural University, where he is currently a Professor.