Dr. Afrad studied Agriculture at the Bangladesh University, and graduated in 1996. He then joined at Patuakhali Science and Technology University as lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development. He then joined as Assistant Professor in the same department at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU), Gazipur, Bangladesh in 2004. He received his PhD degree in 2009 at the same institution. Currently he has been working as Professor and he published more than 90 research articles in different national and international journals.