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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.

Fulbright outreach event held in the campus

Institute of Forestry, Pokhara Campus hosted a Fulbright Information Session for students and faculty from colleges around Pokhara who received detail information about the Global UGRAD Program , Master’s Program, Visiting Scholar and S-I-R program as well as the Specialist Program on November 24, 2022. Ms. Rakchhya Maharjan, Senior Program Officer at USEF Nepal, delivered the presentation on different opportunities and interacted to a packed audience of eager students and faculty.

The campus is grateful to Ms. Rakchhya Maharjan and USEF family for this wonderful program and wishes to have continuation of organizing the similar program in future.

This year the campus is hosting two Fulbright Scholars conducting teaching and research in Nepal for a period of 5 to 6 months. Fulbright scholar Neelam Poudyal, Professor of natural resource policy and human dimensions at
University of Tennessee, Knoxville ’s School of Natural Resource, USA is supporting  the campus through teaching, research guidance and conducting his own research entitled “Sustaining human-wildlife co-existence around protected areas (buffer zones)”. Similarly, Dr. Andrew Egan, former Dean and Professor, School of Natural Resources, Paul Smith’s College, NY, USA is supporting the campus through substantial teaching to both bachelor and master degree programs and guiding students for their proposal development and research guidance.

Institute of Forestry, Pokhara Campus express sincere gratitudes to both the scholars for their valuable contribution.

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