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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. 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.

Green Organizations of the IOF, Pokhara Campus

There are ten non-political, non-governmental and non-profit volunteer green organizations consisting of the IOF-PC students. These organizations are fully committed to conservation and promotion of nature, natural resources, biodiversity and environment.They carry out researches and organize different awareness campaigns and programslike rallies, school teaching, quiz contests, essay and poem competition, speech competition, debates, training and workshops to create public awareness about importance of nature and natural resources, biodiversity and environment. Involvement of the IOF-PC students in these activities develops professionalism in the students and motivates people towards conservation, promotion and management of nature, natural resources, biodiversity and environment.

Green Organizations Their Focused Areas
1.   Bird Conservation Nepal (BCN) Biology and ecology of birds; conservation of birds,their habitats and sites
2.   Society for Wildlife Research and Conservation (SOWREC) Biology and ecologyof wildlife, their conservation, promotion and management
3.   Bats Friend Pokhara Conservation, preservation and promotion of bats
4.   Himalayan Scholar Group (HSG) WWF funded research and conservation of wildlife
5.   Prakriti Sahitya Manch (PSM) Literary creation (poems, songs, Gazals, stories, essays, etc.) on nature, natural resources, biodiversity and environment
6.   Forest for Transformation Nepal (FFT Nepal) Forest resources, wildlife,climate change and environment.
7.   Union for Nature Conservation ( UNC) Nature and natural resource conservation
8.   Forest Alliance Nepal

(FAN)

Forest resources, wildlife,climate change and environmental resources
9.   Alumni Association for Conservation and Development (AACD) Conservation and development of the environment
10.           Self Help Environment Awareness Camp (SHEAC) Environment and environmental awareness, cleanliness and conservation
11.           Students’ Association for Forest & Environment (SAFE), Nepal Conservation of Forest & Environment

 

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