About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Banko Janakari (BJ) a journal for forestry information of Nepal is an online journal published in English since 1987. The aim of Banko Janakari is to publish peer-reviewed research, review articles, and short notes in the field of forestry science like wildlife, botany, soil conservation, socio-economics studies, medicinal plants, environment, biodiversity, ecology, natural resources management, environment management, and biological science. Banko Janakari is an online journal which provides full access to the research and review papers. All articles after approval from the editorial board shall be published.

The main aim of Journal is to promote the forestry sector research and development. The scope of the journal includes the following branches:

1. Forestry  2. Wildlife  3. Botany 4. Soil Conservation 5. Socio-economics Studies  6. Medicinal Plant 7. Environment 8. Biodiversity 9. Biological Science

Peer Review Process

Peer review process is double-blind and it generally takes six to eight weeks. Journal does not charge for article submission and peer review process. Please see the flow chart of the peer-review process

Guidelines for contributors                                                                       

Please see the detailed guidelines here.

Publication Frequency

The Journal is published twice a year

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Banko Janakari is published by the Forest Research and Training Centre, Ministry of Forests and Environment, Government of Nepal.