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Pakistan office

Location & Postal address

Crop Sciences Institute (CSI) Complex
National Agricultural Research Center (NARC)
Park Road, Islamabad


Phone: +92 51 9255522, +92 51 9255524
Fax: +92 51 9255434

Administrative contact

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Awais Yaqub

Office Coordinator

Media contact

Please contact CIMMYT’s communications team.

Country representative

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Thakur Prasad Tiwari

Cropping Systems Agronomist and Country Representative for Pakistan

Regional representative, Asia

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Arun Kumar Joshi

CIMMYT Regional Representative for Asia and Managing Director, Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA)


Pakistan’s goal to achieve self-sufficiency in wheat production just became more attainable with the release of five new wheat varieties.

Food security

A new quantitative genetics study makes a strong case for the yield testing strategies CIMMYT uses in its wheat breeding program.

Food security
In the media

Source: Dawn (6 Aug 2020)

Pakistan and CIMMYT discuss strategy to increase wheat productivity through promotion of high-yielding wheat varieties.

Food security
In the media

Source: Pakistan Today Profit (5 Aug 2020)

CIMMYT projects in Pakistan have contributed to increased wheat productivity, created new seedbanks and have trained 10,000 farmers on quality seed production and marketing.