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

Deputy editors:

Hiren B. Soni
P.G. Department of Environmental Science (EST)
Institute of Science & Technology for Advanced Studies & Research (ISTAR)
P.O. Box 13, Vallabh Vidyanagar-388120 (Gujarat), India
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6638-7880  
Email: drhirenbsoni@gmail.com

Entessar Mohamad Al Jbawi
GCSAR (General Commission for Scientific Agricultural Research)-Douma-Damascus
Syria
Website: http://agri-research-journal.net/SjarEn/?page_id=370
Email: dr.entessara@gmail.com

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

Ogunyebi Amos Lanrewaju
Senior Lecturer, Department of Cell Biology & Genetics, University of Lagos
Nigeria
Areas of interest: Plant and soil ecology
Website: http://196.45.48.50/staffdirectorydetails.php?username=20430&id=70&parentid=68
Email:logunyebi@unilag.edu.ng

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

R. Gnaneswaran
Department of Zoology
University of Jaffna, Jaffna
Sri Lanka
Website: http://www.zoo.jfn.ac.lk/index.php/dr-mrs-r-gnaneswaran/
Email: rajig2012@yahoo.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
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9916-9134
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

Bhaiya Khanal
Nepal Bio-heritage Forum for Resources Conservation (NBFRC)
Kalimati, Kathmandu
Nepal 
Email: baya2000@live.com

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/staffs.php
Email: dhakalbp.shorea@gmail.com

Anita Shrestha
The Himalayan Grassroots Women’s Natural Resource Management Association (HIMAWANTI)
Jwagal - 10, Kupondol, P.O. Box:242, Lalitpur
Nepal
Areas of interest: Climate change (Sociological perspective, Climate change fragility), Gender, Forest, Ecotourism, Micro enterprise development
Website: https://www.nhimawanti.org.np/about-us/our-team 
Email:anita.shrestha24@hotmail.com

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

Bijesh Mishra
Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management (NREM),
Oklahoma State University
212 North Monroe Street Room # 008C (008C Agriculture Hall) Stillwater, OK, 74075
USA
Areas of interest: Natural resource economics, agriculture and forest economics, environment and climate change, human dimension of natural resources, application of socioeconomic and human psychological theories, application of spatial and non-spatial econometric methods
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1180-611X
Email: bjs.misra@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

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