Initiated in 2001, JFL is a peer reviewed journal that documents and disseminates the insights, lessons and innovations taking place in socio-cultural, political and economic aspects of environmental governance and rural livelihoods in Nepal. We are open to all academic perspectives from political ecology and cultural politics, as long as they identify a relevant theoretical lens and draw implications for policy and practice.
Ram Bahadur Chhetri, Professor in Anthropology (Tribhuvan University)
Naya S Paudel, ForestAction Nepal
Ambika Gautam, Kathmandu Forestry College
Bir Bahadur Khanal Chhetri, Institute of Forestry, Pokhara (Tribhuvan University)
Birendra K Karna, ForestAction Nepal
Kanchan Lama, Women Leading for Change in Natural Resources Management (W-LCN), Nepal
Sujata Tamang, ForestAction Nepal
All manuscripts submitted to the Journal of Forest and Livelihood undergo a double-blind peer review process and follow the steps listed below;
Accept, with or without minor editorial revisions
Accept with major revisions (as suggested in the peer review reports)
Reject, but invite for resubmission after major rewriting or additional data collection and analysis
Reject out rightly
Countries in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region have historically taken diverse initiatives towards sustainable ...