KESHAV LALL MAHARJAN

Last Updated :2019/04/09

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, ., Professor
Web Site
E-mail
mkeshavhiroshima-u.ac.jp
Other Contact Details
"1-5-1 KAGAMIYAMA, HIGASHI-HIROSHIMA 739-8529, JAPAN", Japan
TEL : (+81)82-424-6947 FAX : (+81)82-424-6947
Self-introduction
MAHARJAN, Keshav Lall, graduate of Kyoto University, Japan, currently is Professor at the Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University, Japan, where he gives lectures for graduate students on subjects including Rural Economics, South Asian Studies, International Development and Cooperation Studies. He conducts weekly seminars at the graduate school that address pertinent issues in Agricultural Economics, Rural Development, Sustainable Development, Cultural Dynamics, Climate Change and Rural Livelihood Strategies, which include issues concerning natural resource management, food security, poverty dynamics, human resources, local governance, rural society and community dynamics and offers support for writing Master’s and doctoral dissertations. Some 28 students have received their Ph. D. from Hiroshima University under his direct guidance. He regularly receives research funds from various funding agencies to conduct research. He contributes to various related academic journals and has more than one hundred peer reviewed academic articles to his credit. He has published half a dozen books as an author or as an editor on the above issues from Springer and other publishers. He has also produced many books and journal articles in Japanese.

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Agricultural Science (Agricultural Economics), Kyoto University
  • Master of Agricultural Science, Kyoto University

Research Fields

  • Agricultural sciences;Agricultural science in society and economy;Agricultural science in management and economy
  • Agricultural sciences;Agricultural science in society and economy;Agricultural science in rural society and development
  • Humanities;Philosophy;Area studies

Research Keywords

  • Agricultural Economics, Rural Development, South Asian Studies, Nepal Studies

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2019, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Japanese Experience of Human Development-Culture, Education, and Health
  2. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Asian Cultures
  3. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Rural Economics
  4. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Rural Economics
  5. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Rural Economics I
  6. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Rural Economics II
  7. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Asian Cultures
  8. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Rural Development
  9. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Rural Economics
  10. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Rural Economics I
  11. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Rural Economics II

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Ecological Solid Waste Management Act and Factors Influencing Solid Waste Management in Barangay Pansol of Quezon City, the Philippines, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 22(1), 37-45, 2016
  2. Traditional Water Resource Use and Adaptation Efforts in Nepal, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 22(1), 47-58, 2016
  3. Farmers Land Tenure Arrangements and Technical Efficiency of Growing Crops in Some Selected Upazilas of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Research, 40(3), 347-361, 2015
  4. Factors impacting adoption of organic farming in Chitwan district of Nepal, Asian Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development, 5(1), 1-12, 2015
  5. Local Organic Market in Urban and Semi-Urban Areas of Nepal: A Case Study of Kathmandu valley and Chitwan district, Journal of Contemporary India Studies: Space and Society vol, 5, 39-49, 2015
  6. A Comparative Study of the Economic and Social Status of Women in Jyapu Community in Lalitpur and Bhaktapur Districts of Nepal, Journal of Contemporary India Studies: Space and Society vol, 5, 51-63, 2015
  7. Profitability of Crop Cultivation under Different Land Tenural Arrangements in some Selected Sites of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Research, 39(3), 447-460, 2014
  8. Food Security Situation Analysis of Freed-Bonded Labourers (Mukta Kamaiya) in Nepal, Global Journal of Science Frontier Research (GJSFR:D), 14(5), 9-20, 2014
  9. Crop substitution behavior among food crop farmers in Ghana: an efficient adaptation to climate change or costly stagnation in traditional agricultural production system?, Agricultural and Food Economics 2:16, 2, 2014
  10. Role of Organizational Governance in Household Level Economic Indicators: Evidence from Community-Based Rice Seed Production of Nepal, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 20(3), 13-28, 2014
  11. Socioeconomic Analysis of Organic and Inorganic Farmers in Chitwan District of Nepal, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 20(3), 45-55, 2014
  12. The Benefits and Challenges of Farming in Mixed Crop-Livestock Production Systems in Ala-Buka, Kyrgyzstan, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 20(3), 57-70, 2014
  13. Impact of Mass Media on Agricultural Development, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 20(3), 71-85, 2014
  14. Rural Sanitation Situation in Bangladesh: Some Experiences and Issues", Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 20(3), 87-94, 2014
  15. Socio-economic factors influencing the adoption of soil conservation practices under rice-wheat system in the tarai region of nepal, International Journal of Social Sustainability in Economic, Social and Environmental Context, 9, 2014
  16. Factors influencing households' behavior in selling rice seed in the market, Agriculture and Food Economics, Springer Open, 1-14, 2013
  17. Climate Change Vulnerability of Farmers at Local Level in Nepal, Cases of Chitlang and Namsaling VDCs, Journal of Rural Problems, 49(2), 347-350, 2013
  18. Rural Poverty Alleviation Programs implemented under Decentralization in Indonesia, Case Study of Three Villages in Purbalingga District Central Java Province, Journal of Rural Problems, 49(2), 351-355, 2013
  19. Assessing Climate Threat to Food Crop Production in Ghana, Journal of Rural Problems, 49(1), 143-147, 2013
  20. Technical Efficiency of Rice Seed Growers in the Tarai Region of Nepal, Journal of Rural Problems, 49(1), 27-31, 2013
  21. Determinants of Adaptation Practices to Climate Change by Chepang Households in Rural Mid-Hills of Nepal, Regional Environmental Change (SCI journal), 13(2), 437-447, 2013
  22. Impact of Climate Variables on Revenue of Major Food Crops in Ghana: Ricardian Cross-Sectional Analysis, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 19(4), 5-16, 2013
  23. Socio-economic Determinants for the Adoption of Improved Rice Varieties in the Tarai Region of Nepal, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 19(4), 17-28, 2013
  24. Effects of Seasonal Changes and Forage Availability on Milk Yield of Cows among Smallholder Households in Ala-Buka, Kyrgyzstan, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 19(4), 29-36, 2013
  25. Prospect of Farmers in Generating Additional Income Through Organic Vegetable Farming: A case Study in Kathmandu Valley and Chitwan District of Nepal, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 19(4), 37-49, 2013
  26. Capacity Of Rural Institutions in Implementing Decentralized Development In Indonesia, Case of Three Villages in Purbalingga District, Central Java, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 19(4), 51-68, 2013
  27. Climate Variability, Local Environmental Changes and Rural Livelihood Systems: A Case Study of Three Coastal Villages in India, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 19(4), 69-88, 2013
  28. Co-operation of Local Communities in Kyrgyzstan for Betterment of Rural Development: Case Study in Issyk-Kul Oblast, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 19(4), 89-106, 2013
  29. Kitchen Gardening Practices through People's Participation: An Action Research Project of three Marginalized bagdi Villages in Bangladesh, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 19(4), 107-120, 2013
  30. Decentralized System and Budget Allocation for Rural Development in Indonesia, A Case Study of Purbalingga District, Central Java Province, Journal of Rural Economics Special Issue, 2012, 403-409, 2012
  31. Von der Schuldknechtschaft in die Armut: Die Situation von Mukta Kamaiya zehn Jahre nach ihrer, SuDasien, 32, 94-97, 2012
  32. Technical efficiency in wheat seed production: a case study from Tarai region of Nepal, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 19(1), 41-50, 2012
  33. Food security through organic agriculture: A global and national perspective, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 18(4), 3-10, 2011
  34. Soil conservation practices for sustainability of rice-wheat system in Nepal: A review, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 18(4), 11-20, 2012
  35. Understanding the relationship between climate change and poverty in Nepal, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 18(4), Special Issue: 21-35, 2012
  36. Relationship between Climate Change Variables and Yield of Food Crops in Nepal, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 18(4), Special Issue: 37-54, 2012
  37. Comparison of Adaptive Capacity and Adaptation Practices in Response to Climate Change and Extremes among the Chepang Households in Rural of Mid-Hills Nepal, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 18(4), Special Issue: 55-75, 2012
  38. Community Participation in Decentralized Rural Development: A Case Study of Three Villages in Purbalingga District Indonesia, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 18(3), 99-110, 2012
  39. Trends in Livestock Population and Composition through Derived Productivity in Kyrgyzstan: A Case Study in Ala-Buka district, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 18(3), 159-176, 2012
  40. Determinants of Income and Consumption Poverty in Far-Western Rural Hills of Nepal, Journal of Contemporary India Studies: Space and Society, 2, 51-61, 2012
  41. Perceptions and Realities of Climate Change among the Chepang Communities in Rural Mid-Hills of Nepal, Journal of Contemporary India Studies: Space and Society, 2, 35-50, 2012
  42. Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Flora in Forest Grassland and Common Land Ecosystems of Western Chitwan, Nepal, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 18(2), 77-92, 2011
  43. Applied Ethnobotany Education in Nepal, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 18(1), 123-132, 2011
  44. Sustainability of community-based seed production enterprises in Nepal: Institutional issues, Nepal Agriculture Research Journal, 10, 33-40, 2011
  45. Rural Poverty Alleviation in Indonesia: Programs and the Implementation Gap, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 18(1), 13-22, 2011
  46. Meat Products Consumption in Indonesia, Journal of Rural Economics, Special issue 2011, 338-344, 2011
  47. Projection of Livestock Products Consumption in Indonesia, Journal of Rural Problems, 47(2), 302-307, 2011
  48. Livestock Products Demand in Indonesia: Choosing between AIDS and Rotterdam Demand Models, Journal of Rural Problems, 26(2), 176-186, 2011
  49. Determinants of household food security in Nepal: A binary logistic regression analysis, Journal of Mountain Science (SCI journal), 8(3), 403-413, 2011
  50. Collection and Marketing of Non-Timber Forest Products by Chepang Community in Nepal, The Journal of Agriculture and Environment, 12, 10-21, 2011
  51. Livelihood strategies of indigenous nationalities in Nepal: A case of Chepangs, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 17(2), 99-114, 2011
  52. Local Governance Institutions and Land Reform in the North East District of Botswana, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 17(2), 115-127, 2011
  53. Annual Subsistence Cycle of the Chepangs in mid-hills of Nepal: An Integration of Farming and Gathering, Himalayan Journal of Sociology & Anthropology, 4, 105-133, 2010
  54. Effect of climate variables on yield of major food crops in Nepal: A time-series analysis, Journal of Contemporary India Studies: Space and Society, 1, 19-26, 2011
  55. Socioeconomic Determinant of Livestock Product Consumption in Urban and Rural Java, Indonesia, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 17(1), 89-102, 2011
  56. Forest and food security of indigenous people: A case of Chepangs in Nepal, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 17(1), 113-135, 2011
  57. Production Economics of Rice in Different Development Regions of Nepal, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 17(1), 103-112, 2011
  58. Relationship Between Income poverty and Food Insecurity in Rural far-western mid Hills of Nepal, Nepalese Journal of Development and Rural Studies, 7(1), 59-70, 2010
  59. The Politics of Land Question in North Eastern Botswana in the Context of Southern Africa, The Social Sciences, 5(2), 128-138, 2010
  60. Poverty and food insecurity in Nepal: A review, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 16(2), 1-19, 2010
  61. The Land Question and Colonial Legacy in North-Eastern Botswana, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 16(2), 129-152, 2010
  62. Sustainability of community-based seed production enterprises in Nepal: Institutional issues, Nepal Agriculture Research Journal, 10, 33-40, 2010
  63. Relationship between Income-poverty and Food Insecurity in Rural Far-western Hills of Nepal, The 27th International Conference of Agricultural Economists, 2009
  64. Protracted People's War in Nepal: An Analysis from the Perspective of Azar's Theory of Protracted Social Conflict, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 15, 185-203, 2009
  65. Fancy Figures and Ugly Facts in Botswana's Rapid Economic Growth, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 15, 19-46, 2009
  66. Socio-economic Conditions and Participation in Community Based Forest Resource Management: An Analytical Study from Hills of Nepal, Journal of Rural Problems, 44(2), 63-68, 2008
  67. A Study on Rural Poverty Using Inequality Decomposition in Western Hills of Nepal: A Case of Gulmi District, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 14(2), 1-17, 2008
  68. Negotiating Peace in Nepal, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 14(1), 67-101, 2007
  69. Rural Poverty Analysis of Baitadi District in Nepal: An Inequality Decomposition Analysis, Nepalese Journal of Development and Rural Studies, 4(2), 16-35, 2007
  70. Study on Food Balance in Central Hills of Nepal, Journal of Rural Problems, 43(1), 184-189, 2007
  71. Assessment of food self-sufficiency and food security situation in Nepal, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 13(1), 209-230, 2007
  72. Institutional Changes in Forest Resource Management and Change in Forest Coverage in Nepal, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 13(1), 231-252, 2007
  73. Intervention on Livelihood Management through Community Based Organizations: Evidence from rural Nepal, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 13(1), 187-208, 2007
  74. Community participation in forest resource management" in Saxena, Journal of Mountain Science, 2(1), 32-41, 2006
  75. Food Insecurity and Coping Strategies in Rural Areas of Nepal: A Case Study of Dailekh District in Mid Western Development Region, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 12(2), 25-45, 2006
  76. Role of Forests in Household Food Security: Evidence from Rural Areas of Nepal, Annual report of Research Center for Regional Geography, 15, 1-28, 2006
  77. A Study on Dairy Farming of Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta Province, Indonesia, The Fourth Asian Conference of Agricultural Economists, 455-466, 2005
  78. A Study on Linkage Between Natural Resource Management and Well Being in Rural Nepal: An Entitlement Approach, The Fourth Asian Conference of Agricultural Economists, 609-708, 2005
  79. Feeding Traits Nutritional Status and Milk Production of Dairy Cattle and Buffalo in Small-scale Farmers in Terai, Nepal, Asian-Australasian journal of Animal Sciences, 19, 189-197, 2005
  80. Milk Marketing and Consumption Pattern in Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta Province, Indonesia, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 12(1), 89-106, 2005
  81. Role of Cooperative in Improving the Accessibility to Credit of Backyard Pig Raisers in Batangas, Philippines, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 12(1), 63-88, 2005
  82. A Study on Food Self-Sufficiency at Household Level in Nepal, Journal of Rural Problems, 41(1), 230-235, 2005
  83. Peasantry and Food Procurement in a Subsistence Village in Farwest Montane Chhetri Land of Nepal, Himalayan Journal of Sociology & Anthropology, 2, 73-98, 2005
  84. Dairy Production and Its Implication in Household Income in Nepal, Contributions to Nepalese Studies, 32(2), 213-241, 2005
  85. A Study of the Problems Confronting the Backyard Pig Raisers in Batangas Province of Southern Luzon, Journal of Rural Problems, 41(1), 236-241, 2005
  86. Issues of Nepal-India Trade : A Nepalese Perspective, Annual report of Research Center for Regional Geography, 14, 69-92, 2005
  87. Community participation in forest resource management in Nepal, Journal of Mountain Science Volume, 2(1), 32-41, 2005
  88. Dairying and Its Contribution to Farm Economy in Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta Province, Indonesia, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 11(1), 141-161, 2005
  89. Poverty Reduction Efforts in the Socio-economic Development Process of Nepal, The Economic Journal of Nepal, 27(3), 127-142, 2004
  90. Analysis of Traditional Pest Management Practices in Malawi: Case Study of Mbwadzulu EPA, Journal of Rural Problems, 40(1), 143-148, 2004
  91. Implementation of the Nicaraguan SGPRS at the Local Level: The Case of the Municipality of San Ramon, Journal of Rural Problems, 40(1), 154-159, 2004
  92. Participation of National Civil Society Organization in Policy Process: A Case Study of CONPES as a Venue in Nicaragua, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 10(2), 11-31, 2004
  93. Development of Dairy Cooperative and Its Impacts on Milk Production and Household Income: A Study on Bangladesh Milk Producers' Cooperative Union Limited, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 10(2), 87-101, 2004
  94. An Alternative Cropping System of Smallholders in Malawi: Towards Improved Food Production in Sangadzi Area, Journal of Rural Problems, 39(3), 30-41, 2003
  95. Building on Smallholder Traditional Farming Practices to Enhance Cost-effective Land Resources Conservation in Malawi: A Case Study of Sangadzi Area, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 10(1), 11-31, 2003
  96. The Effects of Altitude on Crop Farming and Cash Crop Use in Ilam District: Some Implications for Agricultural Policy, Contributions to Nepalese Studies, 30(2), 21-50, 2003
  97. Cooperative Services for Dairy Development in Bangladesh: A Comparative Study of Cooperative and Non-cooperative Villages, Journal of Rural Problems, 39(1), 112-117, 2003
  98. A Study on Cashcrop Farming and Farm Household Economy in Montane Area of Western Nepal : Focusing on Food Security, Annual report of Research Center for Regional Geography, 12, 135-158, 2003
  99. Contribution of Biogas Technology in Well-being of Rural Hill Areas of Nepal: A Comparative Study between Biogas Users and Non-users, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 9(2), 43-63, 2003
  100. Critical Elements of Supplier Development in The Malaysian Automobile Industry: Parts and Component Procurement and Supplier Development Practice at Proton, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 9(2), 65-87, 2003
  101. Institutional Expansion and Decentralization Efforts in Nepal: Retrospect and Prospect Sahabhagita, The Journal of Local Self-Governance and Development, 5(1-2), 21-56, 2002
  102. Role of Dairy Cooperative Services on Dairy Development in Indonesia: A Case Study of Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta Province, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 9(1), 17-39, 2002
  103. Katomanzu kinko no toshi furontia : Patanshi no machi keisei o jirei ni, Mita Journal of Economics, 95(2), 31-50, 2002
  104. An Examination of the Socio-economic Implications of Microfinance Programs: Towards an Alternative Approach in Nepal, Contributions to Nepalese Studies, 29(1), 97-127, 2002
  105. Milk Marketing Channels in Bangladesh, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 8(2), 87-101, 2002
  106. Socio-economic Impact of Promotion of Renewable Energy Technologies in the Hills of Nepal: A Perspective of Biogas Technology, Journal of Rural Problems, 37(4), 300-305, 2002
  107. The Role of Cooperative on Dairy Farming in Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta Province, Indonesia, Journal of Rural Problems, 37(4), 311-317, 2002
  108. Impacts of Dairy Cooperative on Rural Income Generation in Bangladesh, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 8(1), 91-105, 2001
  109. Pond Fish Production Through People's Participation in Rural Bangladesh, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 7(2), 11-28, 2000
  110. A Study on Farming of Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, Journal of international development and cooperation, 4(1), 127-151, 1998
  111. A Study on Paddy Market Functionaries in Bangladesh, Journal of international development and cooperation, 3(1), 115-136, 1997
  112. A Study on Agriculture and Migration of Nepal, Annual report of Research Center for Regional Geography, 4, 1-27, 1995
  113. A Study on Farmers' Debt in Thailand, Regional and Cultural Studies (Bulletin of the Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, I), 20, 101-122, 1994
  114. Study on Rural Economy of Bangladesh Part II, Regional and Cultural Studies (Bulletin of the Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, I), 18, 75-103, 1992
  115. Study on Rural Economy of Bangladesh Part I, Regional and Cultural Studies (Bulletin of the Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, I), 17, 259-295, 1991
  116. Perception of Rural Development in Bangladesh, Regional and Cultural Studies (Bulletin of the Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, I), 16, 67-126, 1990
  117. Rural-Urban Interaction and Its Implication for Rural Development in Bangladesh, Japanese journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 28(3), 141-154, 1990
  118. Cropping Systems in Low-Lying Areas of the Bengal Delta, Japanese journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 28(3), 24-40, 1990
  119. A Case Study of Rural Occupation Structure in Bangladesh, Journal of Rural Problems, 24(3), 28-35, 1988
  120. Vulnerability of Chepang households to climate change and extremes in the Mid-Hills of Nepal, CLIMATIC CHANGE (SCI journal), 135(3-4), 521-537, 201604
  121. FACTORS IMPACTING ADOPTION OF ORGANIC FARMING IN CHITWAN DISTRICT OF NEPAL, ASIAN JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE AND DEVELOPMENT, 5(1), 1-12, 201501
  122. Review of Climate Policies and Roles of Institutions in the Policy Formulation and Implementation of Adaptation Plans and Strategies in Nepal, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 23(1), 41-54, 2017
  123. Participatory vulnerability assessment of climate change impacts in Madi Valley of Chitwan District, Nepal, Cogent OA Food and Agriculture, 3(1), 1-20, 2017
  124. Determinants of livelihood diversification in Ghana from the national livelihood strategies and spatial perspective, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 23(2), 75-90, 2017
  125. Generalised Ordered Model for Conceptualising and Ascertaining the Determinants of Livelihood Satisfaction in Ghana, Journal of Happiness Studies (SCI journal), 19(4), 1195-1216, 2018
  126. Comparative Study of Household Economy and Food Security in Timor-Leste: A Case Study of Acumau and Mertuto Villages, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 24(1), 1-16, 2018
  127. Climatic Change and Indigenous Knowledge and Practices with Reference to Traditional Water Resource Management in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, Journal of International Development and Cooperation, 24(1), 17-24, 2018
  128. Systematic review of the research on climate change adaptation policies and practices in the least developed countries with special reference to Nepal, Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation, 61-67, 2016
  129. STATE OF CLIMATE POLICIES, PLANS/STRATEGIES AND FACTORS AFFECTING THEIR IMPLEMENTATION IN NEPAL, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CONSERVATION SCIENCE (SCI journal), 8(3), 485-496, 201712
  130. Roles and contributions of community seed banks in climate adaptation in Nepal, DEVELOPMENT IN PRACTICE (SCI journal), 28(2), 292-302, 2018
  131. Indigenous peoples, indigenous knowledge and issues of indigenous peoples on climate change, particularly on REDD+ in developing countries, International Journal of Applied Sciences and Biotechnology, 5(3), 272-283, 2017
  132. Agrobiodiversity in education systems in Nepal, Proceedings of 2nd National Workshop on Conservation and Utilization of Agricultural Plant Genetic Resources (CUAPGR), 184-194, 2017
  133. Wild edible plants of Nepal, Proceedings of 2nd National Workshop on Conservation and Utilization of Agricultural Plant Genetic Resources (CUAPGR), 390-407, 2017
  134. Participatory assessment of livelihood resources and adaptations to climate change in Madi Valley of Chitwan district, Nepal, Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation, 2017
  135. Delphi Expert Survey on Climate Policies, Plans/Strategies in Nepal, Preprints (www.preprints.com), 2017

Publications such as books

  1. 1997/03, Impacts of Irrigation and Drainage Schemes on Rural Economic Activities in Bangladesh , Special Publication No.34=Research Center for Regional Geography=Hiroshima University, 1997, 03, 246
  2. 1994/09, Anthropology of Nepal: Peoples, Problems and Processes , Mandal Book Point, 1994, 09, MAHARJAN,K, 459
  3. 1989/03, Agriculture and Rural Development in Bangladesh: Phanishair Village in Chandpur , Japan International Cooperation Agency, 1989, 03, 155
  4. 2005/07, Social Dynamism in Contemporary Nepal , University of Tokyo Press, 2005, 07, 415
  5. 2003/05, Country Study for Japan's Official Development Assistance to the Kingdom of Nepal - Beyond Poverty and Conflicts - , Institute for International Cooperation= JICA, 2003, 05, 245
  6. 2003/03, Peasantry in Nepal: A Study on Subsistence Farmers and Their Activities Pertaining to Food Security , Research Center for Regional Geography= Hiroshima University, 2003, 03, 122
  7. 1988/10, Agriculture and Rural Development in Bangladesh: Gobarchitra Village in Chandpur, , JICA= Dhaka= Bangladesh, 1988, 10, 172
  8. 1990/03, Proceedings of The JSARD Workshop II, , JICA= Dhaka= Bangladesh, 1990, 03, 250
  9. 1990/06, Key Questions and Issues From Village-Based Studies 1986-1989 , JICA= Dhaka= Bangladesh, 1990, 06, 202
  10. 1995/11, Report of the Workshop on Final Review of Joint Study on Rural Development Experiment Project , Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development, 1995, 11, 194
  11. 1996/03, Final Report on Joint Study on Rural Development Experiment (JSRDE) Project , Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development, 1996, 03, 367
  12. 2002/03, Basic Research on Sustainable Mountain Agriculture of Nepal , IDEC= Hiroshima Univ., 2002, 03, MAHARJAN,K L, 210
  13. 2003/01, Animal Production and Total Management of Local Resources , Faculty of Animal Science= Gadja Mada University, 2003, 01, 442
  14. 2006/08, Small-Scale Livelihoods and Natural Resource Management in Marginal Areas of Monsoon Asia , Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, 2006, 08, 177
  15. 2006/09, Political and Social Transformation in North India and Nepal. Japanese Studies on South Asia No 6 , New Dehli: Manohar Publishers, 2006, 09, 535
  16. 2003/04, Translating Development: The Case of Nepal , New Delhi: Social Science Press, 2003, 04, 312
  17. 2002/05, Sustainable Agriculture, Poverty and Food Security , Jaipur:Rawat Publications, 2002, 05, s.s.acharya surjit singh vidya sagar eds MAHARJAN,K, 430
  18. 2005/12, New Challenges Facing Asian Agriculture under Globalisation , Malaysian Agricultural Economics Association, 2005, 12, 791
  19. 2017/03, Decentralization and Rural Development in Indonesia, Decentralization and Rural Development in Indonesia, Springer Nature, 2017, March, English, Sutiyo and K. L. Maharjan, 978-981-10-3207-3, 162, 162
  20. 2015/10, Community Seed Production Sustainability in Rice-Wheat Farming. Tokyo: Springer Japan, Community Seed Production Sustainability in Rice-Wheat Farming. Tokyo: Springer Japan, Springer Japan, 2015, October, English, Khanal, N. P. and K. L. Maharjan, 978-4-431-55473-8, 177, all
  21. 2014, Communities and Livelihood Strategies in Developing Countries, Communities and Livelihood Strategies in Developing Countries, Springer Japan, 2014, English, Maharjan, Keshav Lall editor, 978-4-431-54773-0, 178, all
  22. 2013, Climate Change, Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods in Developing Countries, Climate Change, Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods in Developing Countries, Springer Japan, 2013, English, Maharjan, K.L. and N.P. Joshi, 978-4-431-54343-5, 180, all
  23. 2013, Understanding Maoist Conflict in Nepal: Initiatives of Civil Societies on Social Capital Development for Peacebuilding in Hills, Understanding Maoist Conflict in Nepal: Initiatives of Civil Societies on Social Capital Development for Peacebuilding in Hills, Lambert Academic Publishing, 2013, English, Joshi, N. P., Maharjan, K. L. and Piya, L., 978-3-659-37254-4, 125, all
  24. 2013, Geography of governance: Dynamics for local development, Vulnerability of farmers in Nepal: Case of Ilam district, nternational Geography Union Commission on Geography of Governance, 2014, English, Shrestha. S.L., Maharjan, K.L.
  25. 2012, Climate Change: Asian Perspective, Source of climate change, its impact and mitigation issues in Nepal, Rawat Publication, 2012, English, Maharjan, K.L., Joshi, N.P., Piya, L., 978-81-316-0493-9, 267, 21
  26. 2017, Sustainability of Organic Farming in Nepal, Sustainability of Organic Farming in Nepal, Springer, 2017, November, English, Singh, Mrinila and K. L. Maharjan, 978-981-10-5618-5, 208, 208, all
  27. 2017, Assessing community-based adaptation in central and far-western Nepal, Assessing community-based adaptation in central and far-western Nepal, Lambert Academic Publishing, 2017, December, English, S. K. Maharjan, K. L. Maharjan and E. R. Sigdel
  28. 2018, Development of Food Marketing System in Indian Subcontinent and its Possibilities of Trade Links with Japan, Development of Food Marketing System in Indian Subcontinent and its Possibilities of Trade Links with Japan, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University, Japan, 2018, March, English, Keshav Lall Maharjan, editor
  29. 2018, Development of Food Marketing System in Indian Subcontinent and its Possibilities of Trade Links with Japan, Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee and Wholesale Markets in Delhi, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University, Japan, 2018, March, English, Maharjan, K. L. and Sundas, B
  30. 2018, Development of Food Marketing System in Indian Subcontinent and its Possibilities of Trade Links with Japan, Understanding the Dynamics of Fruit and Vegetable Prices in Siliguri and Nearby Markets, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University, Japan, 2018, March, English, Sundas B. and Maharjan, K. L.
  31. 2018, Development of Food Marketing System in Indian Subcontinent and its Possibilities of Trade Links with Japan, Marketing Dynamics of Vegetables in Kathmandu Valley Nepal, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University, Japan, 2018, March, English, Maharjan, K. L., Singh, M. and Shrestha, R. P.
  32. 2018, Development of Food Marketing System in Indian Subcontinent and its Possibilities of Trade Links with Japan, North-south Agricultural Trade Dependence in Nepal and Reliance on Import, Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University, Japan, 2018, March, English, Joshi, N.P., Piya, L., Maharjan, K.L. and Tamang, D.T.

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Indigenous peoples, indigenous knowledge and their issues on climate change, particularly on REDD+, in developing countries, Maharjan, S. K. and Maharjan K. L., International and regional Seminar on indigenous peoples and climate change, 2017/01/27, With Invitation, NGO Federation Indigenous of Nepal and European Commission, Kathmandu, Soltee Hotel, Kathmandu
  2. Climate change and maize yield: Do the autonomous adaptation practices have effect on maize yield?, K. L. Maharjan and Mahama Tiah Abdul-Kabiru, 9th International Conference of the Asian Society of Agricultural Economist, 2016/10/12, Without Invitation, Asian Society of Agricultural Economist (ASAE) and Kasesart University, Emerald Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand
  3. Experts opinions on the state and factors affecting implementation of climate policies in Nepal, 3. Maharjan, S. K. and Maharjan K. L., International Conference on Biodiversity, Climate Change Assessment and Impacts on Livelihood, 2017/01/11, Without Invitation, Soltee Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal
  4. Food Security Climate Change and Adaptation, Maharjan K. L., Platform for Innovating Knowledge to International Know How and Bioinformatics Workshop, 2016/10/26, With Invitation, Sikkim University, India, Sikkim University, Tadong, Gangtok, India
  5. Systematic review of the research on climate change adaptation policies and practices in the Least Developed Countries with special reference to Nepal, Maharjan, S. K. and Maharjan K. L., 5th International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation,, 2016/10/16, Without Invitation, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
  6. Prospect of organic agriculture in achieving food security in the least developed countries, Joshi, N.P., Maharjan, K.L., and Piya, L., 2nd Annual International Conference on Poverty and Sustainable Development, 2015/12/16, Without Invitation, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  7. Local organic market in urban and semi-urban areas: A case study of Kathmandu valley & Chitwan district, Singh, M., Maharjan, K. L. & Maskey, B., Regional Conference on Marketing and Innovation in Organic Farming, 2015/10/02, Without Invitation, Association of Marketing and Innovation in Organic Farming, Goesan County, South Korea
  8. Factors impacting adoption of organic farming in Chitwan district of Nepal, Singh, M., Maharjan, K. L. & Maskey, B., Regional Conference on Marketing and Innovation in Organic Farming, 2015/10/02, Without Invitation, Association of Marketing and Innovation in Organic Farming, Goesan County, South Korea
  9. Climatic and Socio-Economic Factors Influencing the Intensification of Rice-Wheat System: A Case Study in the Tarai Region of Nepal, Khanal, N.P. and Maharjan, K. L., 29th International Conference of Agricultural Economists, 2015/08/12, Without Invitation
  10. Factors influencing organic farm income in Chitwan district of Nepal, Singh, M., Maharjan, K. L. & Maskey, B., 29th International Conference of Agricultural Economists, 2015/08/14, Without Invitation, International Association of Agricultural Economists, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
  11. Wild edible plants of Nepal, Dangol, D. R., Maharjan, K. L., Maharjan, S. K., Acharya, A. K., Dangol, D. R., Maharjan, K. L., Maharjan, S. K., Acharya, A. K., 2nd National Workshop on Conservation and Utilization of Agricultural Plant Genetic Resources (CUAPGR), 2017/05, With Invitation, Association of Conservation and Utilization of Agricultural Plant Genetic Resources, Mirabel Hotel and Resort, Dhulikhel, Nepal
  12. Agrobiodiversity in education systems in Nepal, Dangol, D. R., Maharjan, K. L., Maharjan, S. K., Joshi, B. K., Dangol, D. R., Maharjan, K. L., Maharjan, S. K., Joshi, B. K., 2nd National Workshop on Conservation and Utilization of Agricultural Plant Genetic Resources (CUAPGR), 2017/05, With Invitation, Association of Conservation and Utilization of Agricultural Plant Genetic Resources, Mirabel Hotel and Resort, Dhulikhel, Nepal
  13. Participatory assessment of livelihood resources and adaptations to climate change in Madi Valley of Chitwan district, Nepal, Maharjan, S. K. and Maharjan K. L, Maharjan, S. K. and Maharjan K. L, Unique Conferences Canada, 2017/09, Without Invitation, International Center for Research & Development, Toronto University, Canada
  14. Determinants of vegetable farming as a main source of income among the vegetable growers in Nepal, Joshi, N. P., Piya L. and Maharjan, K. L., Joshi, N. P., Piya L. and Maharjan, K. L., 2017 HINDAS 4th Regular Seminar , 2017/10/21, Without Invitation, Research Center for Indian Studies, Hiroshima University, Japan
  15. A Study on Marketing and Markets of Fruits and Vegetables in Silguri, India, Maharjan, K. L., Maharjan, K. L., 2017 HINDAS 4th Regular Seminar , 2017/10/21, Without Invitation, Research Center for Indian Studies, Hiroshima University, Japan
  16. Analysing contribution of diverse income generating activities in the household economy among the farmers in Deukhuri Valley, Dang District, Maharjan, S. K. and Maharjan K. L., Maharjan, S. K. and Maharjan K. L., 67th Annual Meeting of Association of Regional Agriculture and Forestry Economics, 2017/10, Without Invitation, Association of Regional Agriculture and Forestry Economics, Kochi University, Japan
  17. The determinants of main livelihood strategies in Ghana, Mahama, T. A-K. and Maharjan K. L., Mahama, T. A-K. and Maharjan K. L., 67th Annual Meeting of Association of Regional Agriculture and Forestry Economics, 2017/10, Without Invitation, Association of Regional Agriculture and Forestry Economics, Kochi University, Japan
  18. Agricultural market development, its status and contribution in vegetable commercialization in Nepal, Joshi, N. P., Maharjan K. L., Piya, L. and Tamang, D. T., Joshi, N. P., Maharjan K. L., Piya, L. and Tamang, D. T., 67th Annual Meeting of Association of Regional Agriculture and Forestry Economics, 2017/10, Without Invitation, Association of Regional Agriculture and Forestry Economics, Kochi University, Japan
  19. Marketing of Vegetables in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, Maharjan, K. L. and Singh, M., Maharjan, K. L. and Singh, M., 67th Annual Meeting of Association of Regional Agriculture and Forestry Economics, 2017/10, Without Invitation, Association of Regional Agriculture and Forestry Economics, Kochi University, Japan
  20. North-south agricultural trade dependence in Nepal and reliance on import, Joshi, N.P., Piya, L., Maharjan, K.L. and Tamang, D.T., Joshi, N.P., Piya, L., Maharjan, K.L. and Tamang, D.T., Dissemination seminar on Development of Food Marketing System in Indian Subcontinent and its Possibilities of Trade Links with Japan, 2017/12, With Invitation, The Open University of Japan, Hiroshima University, Japan, Tribhuvan University, Nepal and Nepal Development Research Institute, Nepal, Kirtipur Hillside Hotel and Resort, Kirtipur, Nepal Kathmandu, Nepal.
  21. Marketing dynamics of vegetables in Kathmandu valley Nepal, Maharjan, K. L., Singh, M. and Shrestha, R. P, Maharjan, K. L., Singh, M. and Shrestha, R. P, Dissemination seminar on Development of Food Marketing System in Indian Subcontinent and its Possibilities of Trade Links with Japan, 2017/12, With Invitation, The Open University of Japan, Hiroshima University, Japan, Tribhuvan University, Nepal and Nepal Development Research Institute, Nepal, Kirtipur Hillside Hotel and Resort, Kirtipur, Nepal Kathmandu, Nepal.
  22. Understanding the dynamics of fruit and vegetable prices in Siliguri and nearby markets, Sundas B. and Maharjan, K. L, Sundas B. and Maharjan, K. L, Dissemination seminar on Development of Food Marketing System in Indian Subcontinent and its Possibilities of Trade Links with Japan, 2017/12, With Invitation, The Open University of Japan, Hiroshima University, Japan, Tribhuvan University, Nepal and Nepal Development Research Institute, Nepal, Kirtipur Hillside Hotel and Resort, Kirtipur, Nepal Kathmandu, Nepal.
  23. Agricultural produce marketing committee and wholesale markets in Delhi, Maharjan, K. L. and Sundas, B., Maharjan, K. L. and Sundas, B., Dissemination seminar on Development of Food Marketing System in Indian Subcontinent and its Possibilities of Trade Links with Japan, 2017/12, With Invitation, The Open University of Japan, Hiroshima University, Japan, Tribhuvan University, Nepal and Nepal Development Research Institute, Nepal, Kirtipur Hillside Hotel and Resort, Kirtipur, Nepal Kathmandu, Nepal.

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI, 2015

Social Activities

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. Development of Food Marketing System in Indian Subcontinent and its Possibilities of Trade Links with Japan, Chair of the executive committee, Jointly organized by The Open University of Japan; Hiroshima University; Natural History Museum, Tribhuvan University; and Nepal Development Research Institute, 2017/12, 2017/12