Dr. Pankaj Panwar, Ph.D., is Principal Scientist (Forestry) at ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, Research Centre, Chandigarh, India. Dr. Panwar obtained a BSc, MSc, and PhD in Forestry from Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Himachal Pradesh, India. He began his career as an assistant professor of Forestry at Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Pundibari, Cooch Behar, West Bengal, India. In 2008 he joined the ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region, Ranchi Centre, India, as Senior Scientist (Forestry). Since 2014 he has been working as a Principal Scientist (Forestry). He has six years of teaching experience and 19 years of research experience in both temperate and dry subtropical and humid subtropical climates. He has to his credit 90 research publications as well as seven books, six technical bulletins, and one policy paper. Dr. Panwar is working on developing agroforestry models and other land-use technologies for livelihood security and natural resource management.