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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.

MOU between the Campus and GPAST


A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been made between Institute of Forestry, Pokhara Campus and Gandaki Province Academy of Science and Technology (GPAST), Pokhara. The MOU was signed by Prof. Binod Prasad Heyojoo, Campus Chief and Dr. Dhakaram Bhandari, Executive Director amidst the presence of senior officials of both institutions at the campus in December 19, 2022.

The MOU aims for collaborating in the joint research and outreach activity of mutual scientific and research interests that includes: research collaboration in the areas of shared interest; exchange of academic resources and researchers; develop policy recommendations; organize joint conventions, seminars, workshops, and conferences. The institutions have been working jointly in organizing the conference, supporting the campus’s students through research grants, however, the MOU will facilitate more collaborative works in the future. The campus would like to express sincere gratitude to the GPAST for this collaboration.

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