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With its auspicious goal to produce competent and efficient human resource that can be instrumental in conservation and management of biodiversity, environment and natural resources and  development of rural communities, the IOF-PC, with the help of its enthusiastic teaching faculty and spirited staff, has always endeavored to ameliorate its academic environment and administer well designed educational programs that can address the current needs of the country  and the globe in forestry and allied fields. It is committed to satisfying student's quest for knowledge and pragmatic skills that will make all the difference in their professional career. The IOF-PC is currently running the following academic programs:

  1. Master of Science in Forestry
  2. Master of Science in Natural Resource Management and Rural Development (NRMRD)
  3. Master of Science in Watershed Management (WM)
  4. Master of Science in Community Forestry (CF)
  5. Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Forestry

Beside regular academic programs, it also conducts short-term national and international training and workshops in Forestry and allied subjects.

AACD, IOFPC in Association with ACAP Organized Panel Discussion

Alumni Association for conservation and development (AACD), IOF Pokhara campus with the support of NTNC-Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) conducted “Panel Discussion on Human Wildlife Conflict in Lwang Village, Kaski” on 29th July on the occasion of “WORLD TIGER DAY 2022” to understand the situation of human-wildlife conflict in Lwang village.

The multistakeholders’ representative panel included, Mr. Babu Lal Tiruwa – Conservation Officer at ACAP, Mr. Shiva Devkota – Conservation Education and Tourism assistant of ACAP, Lwang, Mr. Ram Bahadur Gurung- President of Machhapuchhre Rural Municipality, Ms. Puspha Kumari Gurung – Treasurer of Local Aama Samuha, Mr. Dipak Gurung- President of Youth Club, Lwang, Mr. Tritha Gurung – Secretary of Lwang Community Home Stay, Ms. Asma Gurung – Conservation Education Teacher at Shree Barahi Primary School, Lwang, Mr. Bijuli Prasad Gurung- President of Conservation Area Management Committee, and Mr. Arjun Pariyar – Member of Local government. The active participation of 30+ locals and 35 students from the campus, discussed various causes, effects and the mitigation methods that can be deployed to minimize human-wildlife conflict in Lwang village

Congratulations to AACD family for organizing useful program & thanks to ACAP family for the partnership and the distinguished panelists!

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