• MOHAMMAD MASUD ALAM Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet-3114, Bangladesh.
  • MD. KABIR HOSSAIN Professor, Department of Statistics, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet-3114, Bangladesh.




Policy Options, Sustainable Resource Utilization, Food Security, Haor Area, Bangladesh.


This study consists of two theoretical approaches on the policy options regarding the link between entrepreneurship, resource utilization and food security in the haor-basin areas. The first one deals with a Cobb-Douglas technology to investigate the relationship between entrepreneurship and food security. In particular, we suggest that, while more entrepreneurship could mean more productivity in the production sectors, productivity growth in turn could affect the individual arbitrage between different haor’s occupations (including entrepreneurship) and expected payoffs. The second question is concerned with the types of haor resource management to which the individuals or local communities direct their talents. We distinguish between community management and government management on the efficient utilization of haor resources. The impact on household food security and resource utilization can be assessed in static and dynamic frameworks.


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How to Cite

MOHAMMAD MASUD ALAM, & MD. KABIR HOSSAIN. (2018). POLICY OPTIONS ON SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE UTILIZATION AND FOOD SECURITY IN HAOR AREAS OF BANGLADESH: A THEORETICAL APPROACH. International Journal of Social, Political and Economic Research, 5(1), 11-28. https://doi.org/10.46291/IJOSPERvol5iss1pp11-28