Dr. Kaushik Majumdar is the Vice President, Asia and Africa Programs of the International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI), located at Gurgaon, India.
He has earlier worked as a Soil Mineralogist at the Potash Research Institute of India (PRII), and later, as the Deputy Director of Eastern India and Bangladesh for the Potash and Phosphate Institute of Canada-India Program in addition to Director of the South Asia Program of International Plant Nutrition Institute before joining his current position in 2016.
He has also developed several fertilizer decision support tools, technical bulletins and training aids and has over 70 national and international scientific publications. He was the President of the Agriculture and Forestry Sciences section for the 103rd Indian Science Congress, and also serves at the editorial board of the Journal of the Indian Society of Soil Science.
Dr. Majumdar has a Master’s Degree in Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science from BCKV University in India, and received his Ph.D. in Soil Mineralogy/Soil Chemistry from Rutgers University in the USA.