Keshab Babu Babu Koirala
Dr. Keshab Babu Koirala, specialized in Plant Breeding is presently working as coordinator (Senior Scientist, S4) at National Maize Research Program, Rampur, Chitwan under Nepal Agricultural Researh council (NARC). Over the past 24 years, he has worked at several research stations of NARC, differing in geographic, climatic and socio economic levels; as Scientist, Senior Scientist, Station Chief, Planning Division Chief, Regional Director and Coordinator focused on plant breeding from fields to policy making levels. Dr. Koirala has gained remarkable national and international achievements in the field of agricultural and livestock research and development. He has provided professional guidance in conducting multiple agricultural researches and multilateral partnership development in diverse dimensions, having been equipped with various national and international training courses. He is a beloved co-advisor to many scholars throughout their academic processes. He has more than 176 research papers in national and international journals and proceedings on maize (Zea mays L.) being author and co-author to his credit.