Dr. M S Basu

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Scientific Advisor: Dr. M S Basu

He is currently the Managing Director SBSF Consultancy: A highly professional, data driven group of experts from diverse scientific and technological fields including food, agriculture and life sciences, based in India, E.U, and U.S. Previously, He served the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) for 36 years in various capacities, importantly as All India Project Coordinator and Director, National Research Centre for Groundnut. During his tenure as Coordinator and Director, Dr. Basu successfully led several international projects like:

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) project on Food and Nutritional security through production of Aflatoxin Risk-free Groundnut (1996-1998)

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) on Screening for Water Use Efficiency in Food Legumes (1993-1995)

ACIAR Project on Breeding for Drought Resistance in Groundnut (1996-2000) International Funding for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Farmers’ Participatory Research in Food Legumes (2003-2005). European Union (EU) funded project on Bambara Groundnut for Food Production in Semi- Arid Africa and India (2006-2007)

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