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Posting Title:Technical Assistant For BISA
Job Location: India
Skill Required: It, Itc,
Preferred Experience: 1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 17th Nov, 2020

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About BISA:

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, which is home to more than 300 million undernourished people. BISA is a collaborative effort involving CIMMYT and the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR). Please refer to the website for more information: and

We are seeking a dynamic, and self-motivated professional with excellent organizational and people skills for the position of Technical Assistant.
The number of vacancies is 4 and will be based at Pusa (Bihar).

The main responsibilities of this position will be:

  • Support in the execution of farmers participatory and on station demonstrations /research trials of climate-resilient agricultural practices.
  • Monitoring day-to-day field activities (irrigation, fertilizer, herbicide, insecticide, etc ) and data collection of the farmers’ participatory /research trials as per the instruction of your supervisor.
  • Keeping the records of input used, machinery, and other services provided by the project to the farmers in standard BISA-CIMMYT format.
  • Other activities time to time assigned by your supervisor

We are seeking candidates with the following qualification, skills, and attitudes:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture with 1-2 year relevant experience or 12th with more than 5 years of agriculture-based practical field experience.
  • Good knowledge of crop production techniques and the latest agriculture machinery.
  • Good knowledge of the local language (Hindi) and working knowledge of English.

The position is for an initial fixed-term contract of 1 year, after which further employment is subject to performance and the continued availability of funds. CIMMYT-BISA offers an attractive remuneration package, with a range of benefits including health insurance.




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