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Sanjeet Kumar
Agricultural Scientist & Manager , International Non-Profit
Tainan, Taiwan
The objective of my 23 years of an action-oriented profession (scientist & manager) has been to contribute to income generation, create employment opportunities (short-term) and balanced diets to improve the physical health (long-term) of communities in low and middle-income countries. I have implemented a number of food and nutritional security projects in Asia and Africa.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural
Professional Experience:
The main goals of my 23-year old action-oriented career have been to improve income generation, create employment opportunities, and balance diets to improve the health of low and middle-income communities in various countries. Along with being the recipient of three “Young Scientist Awards,” from varying scientific societies of India, I was also a member of a team that received the “Outstanding Team Research Award” from the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and "Outstanding Science Partnership Award" from Consultative Groups of International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). Through three tenures in three different contrasting nations: India, Niger, and Taiwan, my work responsibilities and roles hence my skills/enrichment/knowledge/attitude have progressively shifted from handling programs at national, regional, and global levels, respectively. These various comprehensive services as both a research scientist and a manager have equipped me with an array of interpersonal, facilitative, and leadership skills. I believe my past growth has established me into an enthusiastic, self-motivated, and open-minded member of any team who is continuously willing to adapt and grow further.
Education:
1994-1998: Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi, India
Ph.D., Genetics, Dissertation “Genetic and Cytogenetic Analyses of Sterility Behaviour in indica ? japonica Crosses of Rice, Oryza sativa L.” (Grade: 3.52/4.0)
Major Subjects: Genetics, Cytogenetics and Plant Breeding
Minor subjects: Biotechnology and Agricultural Statistics
1993-1994: Institute of Advance Studies, Meerut University, Meerut, India
M.Phil., Agricultural Botany (Genetics and Plant Breeding), Dissertation “Mathematics of Meiosis in Interchange Heterozygotes, Polyploids and Hybrids” (Marks: 79.3%)
1990-1992: Institute of Advance Studies, Meerut University, Meerut, India
M.Sc.Ag., Agricultural Botany (Genetics and Plant Breeding), Dissertation “Meiotic Analyses of Interchanges and Autotetraploids of Lentil (Lens culinaris L.)” (Marks: 74.9%)
Medals and Fellowships
• Gold Medal for best student in M.Phil. (1993)
• Chancellor Medal for best student of the University in an academic year (1993)
• Merit fellowship in M.Phil. (1993)
• Research fellowship in Ph.D. (1994-9
Available for:
  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Doctorate
    Languages:
    English, Hindi, French
    Nationality:
    India
    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sanjeet-kumar-41757a3a/
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