Editorial Team

Editor-in-Chief:

Govinda Bhandari
Progressive Sustainable Developers Nepal (PSD-Nepal)
New Baneshwor-31, Kathmandu
Nepal
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4358-8102   
Email: g.bhandari@psdnepal.edu.np

Advisory Board:

Mehraz Boolaky
Honorary Lecture and Dissertation Advisor
University of Liverpool/Laureate Faculty
University of Roehampton/Laureate
Publons: https://publons.com/researcher/1750383/mehraz-boolaky/
Email: mehz51@yahoo.co.uk

Vinod Pravin Sharma
CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research
Lucknow, India
Areas of interest: Toxicology, Human Resource Management, Quality Management
Website: http://iitrindia.org/En/StaffDetail.aspx?id=153
Email: vpsitrc1@rediffmail.com

Peetambar Dahal
Department of Plant Sciences
University of California, Davis
USA
Website: http://sbc.ucdavis.edu/Contact_Lab_pages/Bradford_Research_Team/
Email: peetambardahal@gmail.com

Manuscript editors:

Sonam Tashi
College of Natural Resource, Royal University of Bhutan
Lobesa, Punakha
Bhutan
Areas of interest: Organic Agriculture, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Horticulture
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1608-6238
Email: stashi.cnr@rub.edu.bt

Roshan M. Bajracharya
Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel
Nepal
Website: http://old.ku.edu.np/env/index.php?go=roshan
Email: rmbaj@ku.edu.np

Shiva Devkota
Global Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies, Kathmandu
Nepal
Website: https://ipbes.net/users/shiva-devkota
Email: shiva.devkota@gmail.com

Lal B Thapa Magar
Central Department of Botany, Tribhuvan University
Kirtipur, Kathmandu
Nepal
Areas of interest: Plant Invasion biology, Plant-soil microbial interaction, Plant stress physiology, Medicinal plants, Climate change
Website: https://www.cdbtu.edu.np/faculty/19/dr-lal-b-thapa-magar
Email: lal_thapa25@yahoo.com

Jiban Shrestha
Agriculture Botany Division
Nepal Agricultural Research Council, Khumaltar, Lalitpur
Nepal
Areas of interest: Plant Breeding and Agronomy
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3755-8812
Email: jibshrestha@gmail.com

Managing editor:

Ambika Pandey
Progressive Sustainable Developers Nepal (PSD-Nepal)
New Baneshwor-31, Kathmandu
Nepal
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8164-323X
Email: a.pandey@psdnepal.edu.np

Editorial Board: 

Nang Htay YIN 
Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris/ Universite Paris-Est and Universite Paris Diderot
1, Rue Jussieu, 75238, Paris cedex 5
France
Areas of interest: Environmental Engineering, Metals and Mining, Stable Isotopes, Soil Science, Geochemistry, 
Geomicrobiology, Applied mineralogy, Mass spectrometry, Synchrotron Techniques, Chemical modelling
Website: http://www.ipgp.fr/fr/yin-nang-htay
Email: yin@ipgp.fr

Tista Prasai Joshi
Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST)
Satdobato, Lalitpur
Nepal
Areas of interest: Water Quality, Water Purification, Adsorption, Environment Microbiology
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4783-8452
Email: tistaprasai@gmail.com

Roshan Babu Ojha
Soil Science Division, Nepal Agricultural Research Council
Khumaltar, Lalitpur
Nepal
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8133-981X
Email: roshanbachhan@gmail.com 

Toya Nath Joshi
Plant Protection Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development (MoALD)
Kathmandu, Nepal
Areas of interest: Entomology, Phytopathology, Molecular science
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2237-5474
Email: joshitoyanath@gmail.com

Chhatra Mani Sharma
Central Department of Environmental Science, Institute of Science and Technology
Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu
Nepal
Areas of interest: Aquatic ecology and water pollution
Website: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chhatra_Sharma
Email: cmsharma@cdes.edu.np

Smriti Gurung
Department of Environmental Science and Engineering
Kathmandu University
Nepal
Areas of interest: Aquatic Ecology, Freshwater biodiversity, Water quality
Website: http://old.ku.edu.np/env/index.php?go=smriti
Email:smriti@ku.edu.np

Laila N. Islam
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000
Bangladesh
Areas of interest: Immunology, Biochemistry, Environmental Sciences, Occupational Health and Toxicology
Website: https://www.du.ac.bd/faculty/faculty_details/BCH/1517 
Email: laila@du.ac.bd

Bishnu Prasad Dhakal
Forest Research and Training Centre, Kathmandu
Nepal
Areas of interest: Forest Ecology, Forest Management, Functional traits, Climate Change, Bio-diversity, Species distribution
Website: http://frtc.gov.np/old/staffs.php
Email: dhakalbp.shorea@gmail.com

Hayder Mohammed Issa
University of Garmin
Sulaimaniyah Province
Iraq
Areas of interest: Water and Wastewater Treatment, Environmental Processes, Risk Anaysis
Website: https://sites.google.com/a/garmian.edu.krd/dr-hayder-mohammed-issa/
Email:hayder.mohammed@garmian.edu.krd

Patrick S. Michael
Department of Agriculture, PNG University of Technology
Private Mail Bag, LAE, Morobe Province
Papua New Guinea
Areas of interest: Ecophysiology and Environmental Sciences
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4068-7276
Email:science22worm@yahoo.com

Badri Bhakta Shrestha
Department of Civil Engineering
Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656
Japan
Areas of interest: Flood and sediment disaster management and prevention, hydrological analysis, debris flows, landslides, natural dams (landslide dam/moraine dam) and embankment dam failure, GLOFs, slope stability analysis, seepage flow analysis, assessment of flood hazard and risk/damage, hazard and risk mapping, flood forecasting, land use/land cover changes and climate change impact assessment
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1250-1596  
Email: babhash@gmail.com

Oludoye Oluseye Olalekan
Center of Excellence in Hazardous Substance Management
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok
Thailand
Areas of interest: Hazardous substance management, Environmental risk assessment, Pesticides, Behaviour change and environment
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7588-0888
Email:soludoye@yahoo.com

Shahzada Adnan
National Drought Monitoring Centre, Pakistan Meteorological Department
Pitras Bukhari Road, Sector H-8/2, Islamabad-44000, Pakistan
Areas of interest: Climate Change, Climate variability, Climate Extremes, Droughts/Aridity, Agrometeorology, Forecasting, Renewable Energy
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7523-810X
Email:shaz.adnan@gmail.com

Ramesh Raj Puri
Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
110 Natimuk Road, Horsham, VIC, 3400
Australia
Areas of interest: Microbial ecology (Plant growth-promoting bacteria, Microbial Diversity, especially Bacteria), 
Seed sector, Biodiversity, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Participatory approaches (Plant breeding)
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6981-9901
Email: rameshrajpuri@gmail.com

Niranjan Parajuli
Central Department of Chemistry
Tribhuvan University 
Nepal  
Areas of interest: Combinatorial chemistry, Protein engineering and Enzyme inhibition
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9233-6489
Email:parajuli511@gmail.com

English consultant:

Jaclyn Bandy
WOCAT External Consultant 
Email:jaclynbandy@gmail.com