ISSN : 1016-0582 (Print)
Department of Forest Research and Survey (DFRS) is one of the five departments under the Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation, Government of Nepal. DFRS is mandated to conduct forestry research and survey to produce knowledge and information for sustainable management and utilization of forest resources of Nepal. The department works in close collaboration with various national stakeholders and international agencies having three divisions: Forest Research Division, Forest Survey Division, and Remote Sensing and Planning Division.
Department of Forest Research and Survey(DFRS) has been publishing Banko Janakari (BJ), a peer-reviewed renounced journal of forestry information for Nepal since 1987.Research articles, short notes, or book reviews in the field of forestry, wildlife, botany, soil conservation,socio-economic studies, medicinal plants, environment, biodiversity may be submitted . The submissions are accepted on the understanding that the editor may shorten or alter them in an appropriate way. In the case of research articles, authors will be consulted as far as possible depending on the difficulties of communication. Please state whether an article submitted to Banko Janakari, relates to work that has been commissioned by any government or other organization, or done in any connection with a course of study at a university or other institution. The author should also declare that the submitted article has not been published elsewhere, or submitted to another journal for publication. Articles should be of interest to the broad categories of forestry professionals in general and be understandable to non-specialist also.