Publications and references

  • Agroforestry and mitigation of climate change; online; 26-27 March 2024, 14:00 h UTM. Book of Abstracts 
  • Webinar: Agroforestry systems in the world: differences and similarities; online; 26-27 July 2023, 2:00-4:30 pm, Greenwich Mean Time (London/Lisbon). Book of Abstracts - Presentations (Zip file)  
  • IUFRO World Day; online; 28.29 September 2021. Event website -
    IUFRO Agroforestry Unit (1.04.00)
    Agroforestry for food security: A Nepalese experience
    SWOT analysis and way forward for enhancing agroforestry in Nepal
  • What Sustains Nepalese Agroforestry practices. Indian Journal of Ecology (2020), 47 (2): 540-542.
  • Improving science-policy interface: Lessons from the policy lab methodology in Nepal’s community forest governance.  Elsevier, Forest Policy and Economics, Vol. 114, May 2020. 101997.
  • Impacts of market-oriented agroforestry on farm income & food security: insights from Kavre and Lamjung districts of Nepal. Agroforestry Systems, Vol. 93, 1593-1604 (2019).
  • Can Research Inform Public Policy? Policy Lab Experiments in Nepal's Community Forest Governance. H. Ojha and 6 co-authors; Forest Policy and Economics; 2018
  • Impacts of market-oriented agroforestry on farm income and food security: insights from Kavre and Lamjung districts of Nepal. B.H. Pandit and 6 co-authors; Agroforestry Systems; 2018
  • Promoting Private Forestry and Agroforestry in Nepal: A Policy Lab Approach; Poster presented at the TropAg 2017 in Brisbane, Australia; by Swoyambhu Man Amatya,Bishnu Hari Pandit, Ian Nuberg, Edwin Cedamon, Hemant Ojha, Krishna K. Shrestha, Anthony Zwi, Naya Sharma Pudel, Udeep Regmi. Poster
  • Journal of Forest and Livelihood 15(1) September, 2017: Private Forests in Nepal: Status and Policy Analysis.
  • Swoyambhu M. Amatya and Prakash Lamsal. Paper
  • Seminar on "Agroforestry: potential livelihood option for future"; Hetauda, Makwanpur, Nepal; 28 December 2016. Book of Abstracts             
  • Nepal Forestry Handbook (Third Edition). Compiled by: Swoyambhu Man Amatya, Ph.D.; Kanhaiya Raj Shrestha, M.Sc.; Edwin Cedamon, Ph.D. Australian Centre for International Agriculture Research and Nepal Foresters' Association. November 2016. 553 p. For copies contact: Nepal Foresters' Association, P.O. Box 2761, Babar Mahal, Kathmandu, Nepal; nfa(at) /   
  • Workshop "Present Status and Future Prospects of Agroforestry in Nepal"; Kathmandu, Nepal; 26-28 March 2015. Abstract by S M Amatya and I. Nuberg - Declaration
  • Women in Agroforestry; Kathmandu, Nepal; 28-29 November 2013. Proceedings
  • Agroforestry in Nepal: Research and Practice. Agroforestry Systems, Volume 21, March 1993.
  • Agroforestry Systems and Practice in Nepal. Forest Research and Survey Centre, Kathmandu, 1994.
  • Functions of trees in the Nepalese Agro forestry Systems. In: Proceedings of the International Workshop Agro forestry for Sustainable Land-use -Montpellier (France) 23-29 June 1997.
  • Agroforestry Models for Cultivation of MAP Species. In: Agro forestry and Forest Products. Proceedings International Workshop 28-30 November, 2000. Department of Forestry, NEHU, Mizoram Campus, Aizawl, India.
  • Asia Pacific Agro forestry Profiles: Second Edition, Asia Pacific Agro forestry Network, FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, FAO, Bangkok, 1996. Edited by: Rene Koppelman, Chun K. Lai, Patrick B. Durst and Janice Naewboonnien.

Publications of interest

  • Agroforestry Potential for Carbon Neutrality. Review article in "Proceedings of the Indian Ecological Society International Conference 2022". Edited by Peshin R, Kaul V, Perkins, JH, Sood KK, Dhawan, AK, Sharma M, Yangsdon S, Zaffar O, and Sindhura K 2022. Sustainable agricultural innovations for resilient agri-food systems. The Indian Ecological Society, Ludhiana, India.
  • Amatya, Swoyambhu Man; Thapa, Hasta Bahadur and  Bhatta, Balram (2022). Theory and Practice of Forest Management in Nepal. Faculty of Forestry, Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU), Hetauda, Nepal.
    Available from: Faculty of Forestry, Agriculture and Forestry University Hetauda, Nepal. E-mail: deanforestry(at) Phone: 057524154. Book abstract 
  • Amatya S.M., Cedamon E., Nuberg I. (2018), AGROFORESTRY SYSTEMS AND PRACTICES IN NEPAL - Revised Edition, Agriculture and Forestry University, Rampur, Nepal, 108pp + xviii. ISBN: 978-9937-0-4026-6. PDF for download

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