Dr. Bhaba Prasa Tripathi had his B. Sc. Agriculture degree (Major in Soil Science) from Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Punjab, India in 1974, earned M. Sc. degree in 1988 from Central Luzon State University (C.L.S.U.), Philippines in Soil Science in 1988, and Ph.D. in Soil Science (Major) and Environmental Science in 1995. He was appointed as Agricultural Development Officer, Agronomist and Vegetable Development Officer from 1974 to 1977 in the Department of Agriculture under the Ministry of Agriculture, Nepal. He was appointed as Soil Scientist and Senior Soil Scientist since 1977 to 2004. Then, He joined International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) from 2 Jan. 2005 to 18 April 2018 as Senior Associate Scientist. From April 19, 2018 till now he has been serving as Nationaal Consultant in IRRI-Nepal Office. He has published 17 and 6 research papers in International and National Journals respectively as well as 27 in International and 70 in National Proceedings. He has also published 3 articles in Booklet form and 8 in different Agricultural Bulletins/articles. He is the Peer Reviewer of more than 5 national and international journals. He was Guide of 2 Ph.D. and 2 M.Sc. students related to soil science, agronomy and quality seed. Dr. Tripathi is life-long member in more than 10 professional national and International societies/organizations. He has worked as Team Leader in Sustainable Soil Management Programme (SSMP), a Bilateral Project between Government of Nepal and Swiss Government.
Dr. Bhaba Prasad Tripathi research interests are Sustainable Soil Management, Quality Seed Production and Extension Cereal and Horticultural Crops, Organic agriculture, rice related research and development Environmental friendly approach, Food and Nutritional Security, Policy Influencing to Government