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Binod Prasad Heyojoo

Name: Binod Prasad Heyojoo

Position: Professor

Appointed Subject: Surveying

Department: Forest Products & Engineering

Education:

  • MSc in Construction Management, University of Reading, UK
  • PG Diploma in GIS&RS, IIRS, Dehradun, India
  • BE in Civil Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Interest Area:

  • Integration of geospatial tools & technology in Forestry & NRM researches and development

Research:

  • As a research team member on “Reviving Spring Sources in the Watershed of Lake Cluster of Pokhara Valley”under Hariyo Ban Program supported by WWF Nepal, 2018-2019
  • As a research team member and coordinator on “Geo spatial Modelling for Fire Hazard Mapping and Management” under SERVIR HIMALAYA SGP Program supported by USAID, NASA and implemented by ICIMOD, Kathmandu, 2014-2015.
  • As a research team member and coordinator on “Assessments of climate change indicators & disaster vulnerable groups and their adaptation priorities due to impact of Climate Change (A Case Study of Seti Khola Sub-watershed of Kaski District)” under Sustainable natural resource management for climate change adaptation in the Himalayan region (NORHED SUNREM-Himalaya Project) implemented by IOF, Pokhara, 2014-2015.
  • As a GIS Activity Coordinator on “Enhancing livelihoods and food security from agroforestry and community forestry in Nepal”, EnLiFT Project funded by ACIAR (Australia).The project is collaboratively under  implemention in Lamjung and Kavre district of Nepal by UoA & UoNSW from Australia, ICRAF from Indonesia and IUCN, DOF, IOF, FAN, NFA, Search Nepal, FECOFUN from Nepal, 2013-2018.
  • As a research team member and coordinator on “An Assessment of Sediment Sources from Rural Road Construction and Landslide at Phewa Lake Watershed of Kaski District, Nepal” under  UMB-NUFU Networking Project of  Institute of Forestry, Pokhara, 2008-2009.

Publication:

  • Heyojoo, B.P.,  Yadav, N. and Subedi, R.,2017, Assessments of Climate Change Indicators, Climate Induced Disasters and Community Adaptation Strategies: A Case from High Mountain of Nepal, Book chapter-9 on Land cover change and its eco-environmental responses in Nepal, Springer Geography, 2017, pp 203-221.
  • Ojha, H., Shrestha, K.K, Subedi Y.R., Shah R., Nuberg I. K., Heyojoo B. P, Cedamon ., Tamang S., Paudel, K.P., Rigg, J., Malla Y, McManus, P., 2017, Agricultural land underutilization in the hills of Nepal: Investigating socio-environmental pathways of change. Journal of Rural Studies, Vol 53, July 2017, pp 156-172
  • Heyojoo, B.P. and Bhandari K., 2015, Assessment of Community-based Forest Fire Managemet Practices (A case study of Naubise-Bokedhunga Community Forest, Nuwakot District, Nepal), Srijana, annual publication of IOF Pokhara Campus
  • Heyojoo, B.P., 2015, Map Projection System: Case of Nepal, The Prabhat, Forestry & Literature, annual publication of ANNFSU campus committee, IOF Pokhara campus, 2015
  • Heyojoo, B.P. 2015, Nepal’s 2015 earthquake: A wakeup call for enforcing earthquake resistance construction, article published on souvenir of 18th installation ceremony of Rotary Club of  Pokhara, August 2015, pp 46-50.
  • Heyojoo, B.P. and Bhandari K., 2015, Assessment of Community-based Forest Fire Management Practices (A case study of Naubise-Bokedhunga Community Forest, Nuwakot District, Nepal), Srijana -annual publication of IOF Pokhara, December 2015, Year 29, Vol.1, pp. 31-38,
  • Heyojoo, B.P., 2015, Mapping community forestry area with Google Earth. Bimba, Publication on Forestry & Literature, annual publication of NSU campus committee, IOF Pokhara campus , April 2015, Vol 20, pp 17-21.
  • Heyojoo, B.P., 2014, Geomatics in Nepal’s Forestry Education: Issues, Challenges & Way Out, Proceeding of SAARC Expert Group Meeting on Use of Geographic  information System (GIS) in Forest Management in South Asian Countries, 27 & 28 November, 2014 Pokhara, Nepal organized  by SAARC Forestry Centre (SFC), Bhutan and IOF/TU Nepal, December 2014, pp 9-18.
  • Yadav, N.K. and Heyojoo, B.P. 2014, Assessing Land Use Dynamics with Climate Change Indicators (A Case Study of Madi Khola Sub-watershed of Kaski District), Proceeding of International Conference on Forests, Soil and Rural Livelihoods in a Changing Climate Kathmandu, 27-30 September, 2014 Kathmandu, Nepal organized by University of Life Science, Norway; Kathmandu University; Department of Forest Research Survey; Nepal Agroforestry Foundation and Forest Action Nepal, December 2014, pp 127-144.
  • Heyojoo, B.P. and Takhachhe P., 2014. An Assessment of Lake Area Shrinkage through Geospatial Approach: Case study of Phewa Lake of Kaski District, Nepal. International Journal of Multidisciplinary and Current Research, July/August 2014, Vol.1, pp. 725-728.
  • Heyojoo, B.P. and Nandy S., 2014. Estimation of above ground phytomass and carbon in tree resources outside the forest (TROF): A geo-spatial approach. Banko Jankari, May 2014, Vol. 24 No. 1, pp. 34-40.
  • Heyojoo, B.P. and Sharma, R.P., 2013, Rural road-induced sedimentation: Severity and local perception in the Phewa Watershed, Kaski District, western Nepal, Journal of Nepal Geological Society, June 2013, Vol. 46, pp. 171-178
  • Bhatt, B.P., Awasthi, K.D., Heyojoo, B.P., Silwal, T. and Kafle, G. 2013. Using Geographic Information System and Analytical Hierarchy Process in Landslide Hazard Zonation. Applied Ecology and Environmental Sciences, 2013, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp.14-22.
  • Heyojoo, B.P., 2011. Open Source GIS software: Overview. The Prabhat, Publication on Forestry & Literature, annual publication of ANNFSU campus committee, IOF Pokhara campus, 2011, Vol 16, pp 77-80

Others (additional responsibilities)

  • Chair, Watershed Management and Environmental Subject Committee, IOF, TU
  • Head, Department of Forest Products and Engineering, IOF, TU, Pokhara Campus
  • Civil Engineer for construction management/maintenance of IOF physical infrastructure

Contact

Email: [email protected], [email protected]

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