Amit Kumar Basukala

Research themes
  • Water resources (management)
  • Land use and food security
  • Environmental and climate change
  • Ecosystem services
  • Sustainable use of natural resources
  • Environmental Impact Analysis
  • Agriculture, land use, climate change
  • Governance and conflict
Research countries
  • Germany
  • Kenya
  • Uzbekistan
  • Nepal
Additional Information:

Education :- 

Masters in Agriculture Sciences and Resources Management in Tropics and Subtropics, University of Bonn, Germany.

Bachelor in Agricultural Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Past Projects:-

§  2016 July – 2016 December, GIS and Remote sensing “Columbus Eye – Live images from the ISS in the classroom”

§  2016 January- 2016 July, GIS and Remote sensing “Land use classification based on LandSat and Sentinel 2 satellite data in East Pokot, Kenya”

§  2012 April– 2013 August , Engineer in Second Small Towns Water Supply & Sanitation Project, Nepal

§  2011 November– 2012, March Agriculture Engineer in Community Managed Seed Program, Nepal

§  2010 April– 2011 November, Agriculture Engineer Feasibility Study of left side Command Area of Sikta Irrigation Project and Command Area Survey of Sidhaniya Branch,Nepal

§  2009 July -2010 April, Agriculture Engineer Detailed Engineering Design Works of Rani Jamara Kulariya I. P., Nepal

§  2007 February – 2009 July, Agriculture Engineer Community Managed Irrigated Agriculture Sector Project (CMIASP), Nepal 

Research Interests.-

Ø  Remote Sensing and Geographic information system (GIS) based works in Agriculture and Environmenttal monitoring and management including:

§  Irrigation and Drainage Engineering

§  Watershed Management and Planning

§  Land use and land cover changes

§  Remote Sensing of Drought, Land Degradation and Vegetation

§  Spatial decision support for (agricultural) land use planning

§  Integration of satellite data for crop and environment modeling

§  Database management

 Ø  Conduct research in the field of agriculture, food security, climate change, socio-ecological systems, ecosystem services, biodiversity,




Basukala, A. K., Oldenburg, C., Schellberg, J., Sultanov, M., & Dubovyk, O.  2017.  Towards improved land use mapping of irrigated croplands: performance assessment of different image classification algorithms and approaches..  European Journal of Remote Sensing, 50(1)   : 187-201   . Further Information

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ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change