Dr. Mangi Lal Jat
Fellow, Elected 2016

Born in Pachkodiya, Rajasthan, India on 4 May 1971. Educated at SKN Senior Secondary School, Jobner, 1985-88; SKN College of Agriculture, Jobner, 1989-1996; B.Sc (Ag) Hons; 1993; M.Sc. (Ag), Agronomy; 1996; Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi; 1996-1998; Ph.D. 1999.

Senior Cropping Systems Agronomist and CIMMYT-CCAFS South Asia Coordinator, CIMMMYT, New Delhi, 2012 to date

Scientist, Project Directorate for Cropping Systems Research, Modipuram, 1998-2007; Senior Scientist, Directorate of Maize Research, New Delhi, 2007-2009; FAO Mission to Bhutan, 2009; Hub Manager-Haryana, Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia, IRRI-CIMMYT, 2009-2010; Senior Cropping Systems Agronomist & Assistant Delivery Coordinator-India and Pakistan, Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia, CIMMYT, 2010-2011; Senior Cropping Systems Agronomist & Delivery Coordinator-India and Pakistan; Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia, CIMMYT, 2011-2012; Senior Cropping Systems Agronomist & CIMMYT-CCAFS South Asia Coordinator, CIMMYT, 2012 to date; Member Research Advisory Committee, ICAR-Directorate of Rapeseed and Mustard Research, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, 2014 to date; Member of Quinquennial Review Team; ICAR-Directorate of Rapeseed and Mustard Research, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, 2015 to date.

Awards/Honours: Dhiru Morarji Memorial Award, The Fertilizer Association of India, 2003; PS Deshmukh Young Agronomist Award, Indian Society of Agronomy, 2004; Young Soil Conservationist Award, Indian Association of Soil & Water Conservationists, 2006; Member, Regional Technical Coordination Committee (RTCC) of the Rice-Wheat Consortium for the Indo-Gangetic Plains, 2005-2009; IPNI-FAI Award for best research on management and balanced use of inputs in achieving maximum yield, 2012; Member, working group on conservation agriculture, Haryana Farmers Commission, Govt of Haryana, 2012-2013; Country Representative (India), International Society of Precision Agriculture (ISPA), USA, 2012-2013; Award of Honour, International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI), USA, 2014; Mmember Advisory Committee of Agricultural Sciences, The Fertilizer Association of India, New Delhi, 2014-2015.

Fellow: Indian Society of Agronomy, 2010.

Research Areas: Conservation agriculture, precision farming, and climate smart agriculture

Address: Senior Cropping Systems Agronomist & CIMMYT-CCAFS South Asia Coordinator, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), CG Block, NASC Complex, DPS Marg, New Delhi 110012; EA 58, First Floor, Inderpuri, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 65441938, 65441940; Res. (011) 45041799, Cell: 9999108787; Fax: (011) 25842938; Email: m.jat@cgiar.org; jat_ml@yahoo.com]

NAAS Associate, 2008