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Journal of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development
AJAERD | Editorial Board
Dr Dayanandan Ramalingam
Hawassa University (Main Campus)
Dr.R.Dayanandan is having the academic background of M.A (Econ), M.A (RD), MBA (HRM), M.Phil and Ph.D with extensive teaching and research experience. A prolific writer, he has written fifteen books and published more than 100 research papers in international and national reviewed Journals. Also participated and presented many papers in international conferences including in Arizon, USA, Mauritius and Ethiopia. He is one of the members of doctoral committees for different universities and higher Institutions. He is a perspective researcher and secured funds from different international funding agencies such as Kuehne Foundation (Germany), TRANSAID (UK), International University Cooperation (Ireland), USAID (Ethiopia). He is the resource person for different training programmes and organized many Workshops, Seminars, Debates and Trainings. He is also serving as an editorial board member and reviewer for eleven international journals. He is a life member of several professional and academic bodies such as American Association of International Researchers (AAIR); International Society for Development and Sustainability (ISDS), Japan; Ethiopian Society of Sociologists, Social Workers and Anthropologists (ESSSWA); Ethiopian Economic Association, Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA), International Association for Economics of Participation, UK; Dr.R.K. Research Foundation.
Rural Development, Marketing, Gender Issues, Rural Finance
Dr Sadiq Mohammed Sanusi
Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Technology
Federal University of Technology
Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension Technology, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria
Extension and Related
Dr Mohan Kumar Subramanian
Department of Economics
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University
Assistant Professor in department of economics, Manonmaniam Sundaranr University, Tirunelveli, India.
Waste Management, Agriculture Development, Health Economics, Public Finance, Environmental Economics
Dr Saroj Kumar Singh
Department of Rural Economics
Mandal University Madhepura
An associate professor in the Department of Rural Economics since 2005-till date.
Agriculture, Rural Development, Sustainable Development, Forestry, Farm Management, Economics, Co-operation, Natural Resource, Environment & Pollution, Sociology, E-Commerce, E-Government etc.
Dr Som Pal Baliyan
Department of Agricultural Economics, Education and Extension
Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Dr Som Pal Baliyan was born on January 1, 1968 in India. He obtained degrees of Doctor of Education (D.Ed.) in Educational Management, Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Research and Evaluation, Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) in Measurement and Evaluation, Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Agricultural Economics and, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Agriculture Honours. Currently, Mr. Baliyan is a faculty member in the Department of Agricultural Economics, Education and Extension at Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Gaborone, Botswana (Southern Africa).
Dr Baliyan has 20 years of international experience in teaching and research. Apart from serving agricultural and educational sector in his mother country, he has been serving the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Agriculture in the Republic of Botswana since year 2000. He has authored two books, three theses and twenty five peer reviewed research papers. He has presented research articles in more than half a dozen international conferences. He has been a member of reviewer and editorial boards for more than a dozen of peer reviewed research journals.
Dr Baliyan has served as a Part-Time Tutor/Marker/Writer/Editor at the Botswana College of Distance and Open Learning and, the University of Botswana for several years. He has been engaged as an external examiner/moderator with various higher education institutions. He is affiliated with professional organisations/associations namely; African Association of Agricultural Economists, Athens Institute for Education and Research, Botswana Educational Research Association, International Society of Horticultural Science, University of Cambridge International Examinations.
Dr Baliyan is a self motivated, self disciplined and dedicated professional with a passion of reading, teaching and research. He aims to impart his multidisciplinary knowledge and skill to the stakeholders in the field of agriculture, economics and education through teaching and research and thus; contribute to the development of the society.
Prof Ihab Mostafa Shaat
Livestock Research Center
Directorate General for Agriculture and Livestock Research
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries
Sultanate of Oman
Ihab Mostafa Mohamed Shaat (Ph.D) is a Chief Researcher in Animal Breeding & Genetics at the Directorate General for Agriculture and Livestock Research, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Sultanate of Oman.
Applications of quantitative genetics and statistics in animal breeding. Use of molecular techniques in selection programs and animal breeding.
Prof Yasemin Kuslu
Department of Agricultural Structures and Irrigation
Faculty of Agriculture
Yasemin Kuslu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Agricultural Structures and Irrigation, Faculty of Agriculture, Ataturk University.
Water Resources Management
Soil and Water Conservation
Water Resources Engineering
Integrated Water Resources Management
Water Resources Systems Analysis
Dr Narendra N. Dalei
Programme Coordinator (Energy Economics)
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES)
Dr. Narendra N. Dalei did Ph.D from University of Delhi in the area of Ecological and Environmental Economics. Presently he is working as Assistant Professor and Programme Coordinator (Energy Economics) at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun. He is Associate Editor,International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, is reviewer of “Energy Policy”, Elsevier; Co-Editor of “A Souvenir on Hydro Power in Uttarakhand, 2016” and “Energy Infrastructure and Transportation: Challenges and Way Forward”, Conference Proceedings, ISBN: 978-194343889-1, ICMI 2016; received certified reviewer award during 2014 and outstanding reviewer award during 2015 from “Energy Policy”, Elsevier; Dr. Dalei served as Co-Convener and Review Committee Member, International Conference on Management of Infrastructure, 2016; served as Co-Programme Convener, Management Development Programme of Demand Forecasting at UPES. Dr. Dalei is life member of Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE), South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) and International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE). Prior to joining UPES, Dr. Dalei worked in various positions at University of Delhi and its Constituents colleges, IGNOU, FICCI, Zenith Energy and NSSO, MOSPI, Govt. of India. He has published 12 papers in national and international journal of repute and contributed 13 book chapters/modules to UGC ePG Programme to his credit in the areas of economics, ecological economics, energy and environment; attended and presented papers more than 8 national and international conferences.
Ecosystem Services: Forest and Agriculture
Time Series Econometrics
Panel Data Econometrics
Energy, Environment and Climate Change
Prof Teodor Rusu
Department of Technical and Soil Sciences
Faculty of Agriculture
University of Agricultural Sciences
and Veterinary Medicine
Prof. dr. Rusu Teodor works at the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, Romania (www.usamvcluj.ro). He is Director of the Research Center for Sustainable Agricultural Systems and Minimum Tillage Technologies (www.researchforindustry.ro/site/viewLab/201), he has worked as a soil pedologist for the 3 years, and agrotechnics for the last 20 years, specialising in soil monitoring, soil tillage, soil quality, minimum tillage, no-tillage, sustainable agricultural technologies and climatic changes. Director of 12 research projects. PhD Supervisor on Agrotechnics (since 2009). Deputy Director of the Department of Technical and Soil Sciences (2009-present). Director, Office of Soil Survey and Agrochemical Cluj (2014-present), www.ospacluj.ro. Editor: 4 journals; Editorial board member: 28 journals; ISI journals reviewer: 10; BDI journals reviewer: 29; citations in ISI journals: 56; citation in BDI journals: 89. Hirsch factor: 4 - Web of Science; 6 – Scopus; 10 - Google Scholar.
Agrotechnics, herbology and soil management
Soil sciences – pedologic studies and land evaluation, pedoameliorations and soil erosion control studies
Technique experimentally and analysis of variance
Soil conservation systems for a sustainable agriculture, anti-erosion systems, minimum soil tillage, no-tillage, carbon sequestration
Integrated control of weeds and correct use of herbicides
Weed biology and ecology, weed assessment
Crop rotation and differentiated agrotechnics
Rural development and climatic changes
Dr Daniele Dendi
Institute for Development Ecology Conservation and Cooperation(IDECC)
I am a field researcher in the field of sustainable development and ecological economy, with links on biodiversity and conservation. I study all the relationships between the environment and the human activities. My main area of research is West Africa, particularly Togo, Ghana, Nigeria and Ivory Coast. My projects are especially focused on agroforestry strategies for forest ecosystems, such as cocoa, oil palm and ribbon plantations. To achieve my research aims, I work extensively with local communities and governmental agencies. Furthermore, I’m analysing the potential correlates of the various outbreaks of the Ebola virus, both in term of ecology and agroforestry, and in term of economy. I’m the Vice President of IDECC Institute for Development Ecology Conservation and Cooperation that holds a scientific network with some of the most important Scientific Institution in West Africa. I’m Associated Researcher as Ecological Economist of the Niger Delta Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation Unit with the Department of Applied and Environmental Biology since February 2017 of the Rivers State University of Science and Technology of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.
Ecological Economics, Ecology and Human Development, West Africa
Dr Saeed Ali Mirza Majdi
Faculty of Industrial Engineering
Iran University of Science and Technology
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Economics, University of Liverpool, 1995-1999
- Master of Science (MSC) in Economics, University of Liverpool, 1994-1995
- Master of Art (MA) in Economic Development and Planning, Tehran University, 1988-1991
- Bachelor of Art (BA) in Economics, Shahid Beheshti University, 1984-1988
IT in management