Past Projects

  1. Adaptation to climate change: food security, water resources and rural resilience in western Bangladesh. A 3-year project (2010-2013) in collaboration with University of Nottingham, UK funded by INSPIRE program of the British Council, UK.              Total grants: US$ 70,000.00 (approx.)
  2. Discovery of biofunctional environmental bacteria and their usage in agriculture. A 12- month project (July 2012 to June 2013) funded by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Gazipur, Bangladesh.                                             Total grants: US$ 1,562 (approx.)
  3. Herbal medicinal plant extracts as biopesticides against late blight pathogen Phytophthora capsici. A 12-month project (July 2011 to June 2012) funded by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Gazipur, Bangladesh.
             Total grants: US$ 1,700 (approx.)
  4. mpacts of climate change on microbial diversity in the mangrove forest, Sundarbans in Bangladesh. A 3-month (March 2013 to May 2013) project, which was funded by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and University of Nottingham, United Kingdom.                                                                                                                      Total grants: £ 15,544.00 (approx.) (including monthly fellowship)
  5. Biological control of soilborne oomycete phytopathogens. A 12-month project (January to December 2011) funded by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Gazipur, Bangladesh.
                                                                               Total grants: US$ 1,500 (approx.)
  6. Plant growth promoting microorganisms and their usage in low input sustainable agriculture. A 12-month project (June 2010 to July 2011) funded by Ministry of Science & ICT, Government of the People‟s Republic of Bangladesh.
                     Total grants: US$ 9,500 (approx.)
  7. Signal transduction mechanisms of motility and differentiation of peronosporomycete zoospores. A 24-month (April 2007 to March 2009) project was funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany.
                                                       Total grants: US$ 128,744.00 (approx.) (including monthly fellowship/salary)
  8. Signalling systems between root and rhizoplane microorganisms and their agricultural usage. A 24-month (April 2003 to March 2005) project was funded by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Tokyo, Japan
  9. Regulation of motility, taxis, viability and differentiation of zoospores of oomycete phytopathogens by host and nonhost plant secondary mestabolites. Five-year project (5 years) (October 1997 to September 2002)