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Binod Prasad Heyojoo

  1. Name: Binod Prasad Heyojoo
  2. Position: Professor
  3. Appointed Subject: Surveying
  4. Department: Forest Products & Engineering
  5. Education:

MSc in Construction Management, University of Reading, UK

PG Diploma in GIS&RS, IIRS, Dehradun, India

BE in Civil Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

6. Interest Area: Integration of geospatial tools & technology in forest and NRM

7.  Research:

“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.

“Assessments of climate change indicators & disaster vulnerable groups and their adaptation priorities due to impact of Climate Change (A Case Study of SetiKhola 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.

“Enhancing livelihoods and food security from agroforestry and community forestry in Nepal”,EnLiFT Project funded by ACIAR (Australia).The project is collaboratively under implementation 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.

“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

8. Publication:

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),Sirjana -annual publication of IOF/Pokhara Campus, December 2015, Year 29, Vol.1, pp. 31-38,

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 MadiKhola 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 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

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. BankoJankari, May 2014, Vol. 24 No. 1, pp. 34-40.

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. (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.

  1.    Others (additional responsibilities)
  • Chairman of Forest Products and Engineering Subject Committee, IOF, TU
  • Faculty Board Standing Committee Member of IOF, TU
  • President,Tribhuvan University Teacher Association, IOF, Pokhara Campus Unit
  • GIS Activity Coordinator, EnLIFT Project, ACIAR funded
  • Coordinator of IOF – HUC/ICIMOD Mobility Program
  • Civil Engineer for construction management/maintenance of IOF physical infrastructure

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