Mountain Research and Development Journal
Photo by Marlène Thibault

Editorial team and boards

Associate Editors

The Associate Editors are responsible for management of MRD activities, production, and communication, and are in charge of the MountainDevelopment, MountainResearch, MountainNotes, and MountainPlatform sections. They support the Editors-in-Chief with regard to MRD’s strategic orientation.

Production Editors

Kristen Anderson

Allen Press

International Editorial Board

The International Editorial Board comprises acknowledged experts from the science and development communities. They ensure high-quality preliminary reviews, advise MRD on its thematic orientation, and help to shape and disseminate MRD as the key, internationally acknowledged, peer-reviewed mountain journal.

Irasema Alcántara-Ayala

Institute of Geography, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico

João Carlos Azevedo

Centro de Investigação de Montanha, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal

Ruchi Badola

Department of Ecodevelopment Planning and Participatory Management, Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, India

Jörg Balsiger

Department of Geography and Environment, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Jill M. Belsky

W.A. Franke College of Forestry & Conservation, University of Montana, Missoula, MT, USA

Oliver Bender

Institute for Interdisciplinary Mountain Research, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Innsbruck, Austria

Astrid Björnsen Gurung

Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, Economics and Social Sciences, Landscape Ecology, Birmensdorf, Switzerland

Rosalind Bryce

Centre for Mountain Studies, University of the Highlands and Islands, Perth College, Perth, Scotland, UK

V. Ralph Clark

Afromontane Research Unit, QwaQwa Campus, University of the Free State, Phuthaditjhaba, South Africa

Peng Cui

Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu, China

Thomas Dax

Federal Institute of Agricultural Economics, Rural and Mountain Research (BAB), Vienna, Austria

Andrea Fischer

Institute for Interdisciplinary Mountain Research, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Innsbruck, Austria

Yayoi Fujita Lagerqvist

Swedwatch, Stockholm, Sweden

Georg Gratzer

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna and Department of Forest and Soil Sciences, Vienna, Austria

H. Ricardo Grau

Instituto de Ecología Regional (CONICET-UNT), Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Yerba Buena, Tucumán, Argentina

Andreas Heinimann

Centre for Development and Environmen and Institute of Geography, both University of Bern, Switzerland

Thomas Hofer

FAO, Forestry Department and FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand

Bahadar Nawab Khattak

Department of Development Studies/High Mountain Research Center, COMSATS University, Abbottabad, Pakistan

Hermann Kreutzmann

Centre for Development Studies, Institute of Geographical Sciences, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Karina Liechti

Centre for Development and Environment, University of Bern, Switzerland

Bancy Mati

Water Research and Resource Center (WARREC) and Soil, Water and Environmental Engineering Department (SWEED), Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya

Graham McDowell

Canadian Mountain Network, Department of Geography, University of Calgary, Canada

Joanne Millar

School of Environmental Sciences, Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW, Australia

Geoffrey Mukwada

Department of Geography and Afromontane Research Unit, QwaQwa Campus, University of the Free State, Phuthaditjhaba, South Africa

Sara Nowreen

Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Marcus Nüsser

Department of Geography, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany

Iago Otero

Interdisciplinary Centre for Mountain Research, Faculty of Geoscience and Environment, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Stefano Pagiola

Environment Department, The World Bank, Washington, DC, USA

Davnah Payne

GMBA office, Institute of Plant Sciences, University of Bern, Switzerland

Manuel Peralvo

Consortium for the Sustainable Development of the Andean Ecoregion (CONDESAN), Quito, Ecuador

Julio Postigo

Department of Geography, Indiana University Bloomington, USA

Emmanuel Reynard

Interdisciplinary Centre for Mountain Research and Institute of Geography and Sustainability, Faculty of Geoscience and Environment, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Nadine Salzmann

Unit of Geography, Department of Geosciences, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Dietrich Schmidt-Vogt

Chair of Silviculture, Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources, University of Freiburg, Germany

Stefan Schneiderbauer

Institute for Earth Observation, Eurac Research, Bolzano, Italy

Eklabya Sharma

International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Kathmandu, Nepal

Surendra Pratap Singh

Forest Research Institute (FRI) University, Dehradun, India

Thomas Streifeneder

Institute for Regional Development and Location Management, Eurac Research, Bolzano, Italy

Joerg Szarzynski

United Nations University, Institute for Environment and Human Security, Bonn, Germany

Yanhong Wu

Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu, China

Maria Wurzinger

Division of Livestock Sciences, Centre for Development Research, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Jianchu Xu

Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Science and World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) South East Asia, Kunming, China

Gete Zeleke

Water and Land Resource Centre, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Wei Zhao

Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu, China

Representatives of IMS Institutional Members

The International Mountain Society (IMS) promotes research on mountains and knowledge for mountain development by publishing Mountain Research and Development. IMS institutional members are represented by individuals who serve as a link between MRD and their institutional networks and transfer MRD knowledge to policy debates.

Carolina Adler

MRI, Switzerland

María Argüello

CONDESAN, Peru

Matthew Berry

CMN, Canada

V. Ralph Clark

ARU, South Africa

Andrea Fischer

IGF/ÖAW, Austria

Andreas Heinimann

CDE, Switzerland

Yuka Makino

FAO, Italy

Martin Price

CMS, Scotland

Emmanuel Reynard

CIRM, Switzerland

Stefan Schneiderbauer

GLOMOS, for Eurac Research, Italy (shared representation)

Ursula Schüpbach

FoLAP, Switzerland

Eklabya Sharma

ICIMOD, Nepal

Roy C. Sidle

UCA/MSRI, Kyrgyz Republic

Joerg Szarzynski

GLOMOS, for UNU-EHS, Germany (shared representation)

Yanhong Wu

IMHE, China

IMS Board of Directors

Andreas Heinimann

CDE, Switzerland

Managing Director

Yuka Makino

FAO, Italy

Eklabya Sharma

ICIMOD, Nepal

Editorial Office

MRD Editorial Office
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University of Bern
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Switzerland

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Production Office at Allen Press

Melanie Bonney
Production Editors
Allen Press
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Lawrence, KS 66044
USA

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