About the Journal

Aims and Scope

Forestry: Journal of Institute of Forestry, Nepal is a peer-reviewed Journal publishing both research and review articles on the most recent advances in forestry and allied subjects with an aim to contribute to the overal development of the forestry sector in Nepal. It accepts research articles, research reviews and research notes.

Peer Review Process

Forestry: Journal of Institute of Forestry, Nepal is a peer reviewed journal and has both an internal and external review system. The journal does single blind review for internal review while double blind for external review. At least three members of the Editorial Board (internal reviewers) review the submitted manuscripts and decide on including the submission. The internal reviewers provide comments on each manuscript and the author sends back the manuscript incorporating those comments. It takes 2-3 months for the internal review. The Editorial board for the second time decides on selection of the manuscripts. Further, each paper is reviewed by 1-2 external reviewers. It takes about 4 months for external review.

Publication Frequency

The journal publishes one issue per year.

Open Access Policy

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


Cost of a single copy, inclusive of mailing charges.
Nepal: NPRs 200
India: ICRs 200
Other Countries: US$5
Students/Faculty of the IOF: NPRs 100

Payment can be made by bank draft or cheque in favour of the Institute of Forestry, Dean Office, Kathmandu, Payable at Nepal Bank Ltd. Prithvi Chowk, Pokhara, Nepal.


The journal is published by the Institute of Forestry, Tribhuvan University, Nepal



This journal is made possible by the generous financial support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The contents are the responsibility of IoF and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.