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Assistant Research Associate

The Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA) is a non-profit international research institute dedicated to food, nutrition and livelihood security as well as environmental rehabilitation in South Asia, …


Assistant Research Associate (Agronomy/Plant Sciences)

The Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA) is a non-profit international research institute dedicated to food, nutrition and livelihood security as well as environmental rehabilitation in South Asia, …


Advanced course on conservation agriculture in Asia

Conservation agriculture is spreading across the globe and considered a harbinger for sustainable intensification of smallholder production systems.


National fair highlights agricultural developments in India

Thousands attend India’s national agricultural fair to discover the latest crop varieties and technological advancements in the country.


Cereal systems in South Asia show diverse benefits of conservation agriculture

Conservation agriculture practices are climate-smart, helping farmers adapt to climate change while minimizing greenhouse gas emissions, researchers say.


CIMMYT India staff brainstorm steps to implement strategy

CIMMYT Director General Martin Kropff presented the organization’s draft strategy with its unifying vision at the staff session in the organization’s Delhi office.


CIMMYT marks 50 years of innovation in agricultural science for development

CIMMYT will celebrate its 50th anniversary during a three-day event from September 27 to 29, 2016, at headquarters in El Batán, near México City.


CSISA wheat breeders plan for future gains in South Asia

Participants from four south Asian countries attended CSISA’s annual review meeting at Karnal, India. Photo: Bal Kishan Bhonsle The growing interest of national agriculture research system (NARS) of S …


Borlaug Institute for South Asia

The Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA) is a non-profit international research institute dedicated to food, nutrition and livelihood security as well as environmental rehabilitation in South Asia, …


Capacity building

CIMMYT training courses play a critical role in helping international researchers meet national food security and resource conservation goals. By sharing knowledge to build communities of agricultural …


Climate-smart agriculture achievements inspire support for BISA-CIMMYT in Bihar, India

The Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA), CIMMYT and stakeholders are developing, adapting and spreading climate-smart agriculture technologies throughout Bihar, India. During the 2014-2015 winter …


Tribute to Dr. Norman E. Borlaug on his 101st birth anniversary

Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA) and CIMMYT India staff members gathered together at NASC Complex, New Delhi to pay tribute to the late Dr. Norman E. Borlaug on what would have been his 101st B …


Mobile app will power GreenSeeker use in South Asia

CIMMYT and the Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA) have jointly developed and launched an application for Android called “N Calculator,” to support smallholder farmers using the GreenSeeker, a com …


BISA and CIMMYT-India join in Agricultural Science Fair

The Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) organized the Pusa Krishi Vigyan Mela (Agriculture Science Fair) during 10-12 March. Initiated in 1972, the Mela is an important annual event for IARI …


Chief Minister of Bihar assures support to BISA

The Chief Minister of Bihar, India, Shri Jitan Ram Manjhi, affirmed his support for the Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA) and its efforts to ensure food security, in a meeting with Thomas A. Lum …


Highlights of the 12th Asian Maize Conference

The 12th Asian Maize Conference and Expert Consultation on “Maize for Food, Feed, Nutrition and Environmental Security” convened in Bangkok, Thailand from 31 October to 1 November 2014.


Research on climate-resilient wheat keeps Green Revolution on track

As the global population grows from a current 7 billion to a projected 9.6 billion by 2050, wheat breeders involved in the battle to ensure food security face many challenges.


Young researchers trained to develop resilient farming systems

From 27 September to 4 October, scientists from India’s national agricultural research systems attended the “Conservation Agriculture: Developing Resilient Systems” training program at the Central Soi …


New USAID lead for climate-resilient cereals portfolio visits Heat Stress Tolerant Maize for Asia

Dr. Nora Lapitan, the new science advisor in the Bureau for Food Security of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and lead of USAID’s Climate-Resilient Cereals portfolio, visited the …


Gupta Is new Director General of Borlaug Institute for South Asia

Hari S. Gupta was selected as the second Director General (DG) of the Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA) in India and assumed his new position on August 7th.