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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.

Ms. Anju Upadhyaya

Name:  Anju Upadhyaya

Position: Lecturer

Appointed Subject: Forest Utilization

Department: Forest Products and Engineering

Education

  • Masters in Tropical and International Forestry from George August University Goettingen, Germany.
  • B.Sc. Forestry from Institute of Forestry, Hetauda Campus, Hetauda.

Interest Area: Gender and Social inclusion, Pro-poor Livelihoods, Good Governance, Climate Change.

Research and Publication

  • ‘Community-Based Climate Change Adaptation Best Practices and Learning Documentation’ submitted to Hariyo Ban Programme, Nepal, March 2014.
  • ‘Assessment of Differentiated Impact of Climate Change’ submitted to Hariyo Ban Programme, Nepal, July 2014.
  • “Assessment and Strategy Development for Gender and Social Inclusion in Protected areas and Buffer Zone” submitted to World Wildlife Fund, Nepal, April 2013.
  • “Evaluation of Aboveground Carbon Stocks Applying Different Biomass Models (A case study of Reinhausen Forest, Lower Saxony, Germany)” M.Sc. Forestry Thesis (unpublished, Georg-August University, Goettingen, Germany, December 2011).
  • “Forest Management Plan of Gunung Walat Education Forest, West Java, Indonesia” submitted to Bogor Agricultural University in cooperation with Georg-August University, Goettingen, Germany, December 2010
  • “Social Equity in Community Forestry (A case study of Diyale Danda Community Forest User Group, Lalitpur, Nepal)” B.Sc. Forestry Thesis (unpublished, Institute of Forestry, Hetauda, September 2003).
  • Upadhyaya, A., Paudel, U. (2008) “सामुदायिकवनमा सुशासनः एक विश्लेषणात्मकअध्ययन”5th National CommunityForestry Workshop Proceeding, Community Forest Division, Department of Forest, Babar Mahal, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Upadhyaya, A., Ghimire, B., Charmakar, S. (2011)”Community Forestry in Nepal: Addressing Livelihoods of the Poor” Proceeding on Conference on Development on Margin: International Research on Food security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development, Tropentag 2011, DITSL GmbH, Institute for Agriculture in the Tropics and Subtropics, Witzenhausen, Germany, ISBN: 978-3-9801686-7-0.

Others (additional responsibilities)

  • Forest Harvesting and Logging course for B.Sc 2nd year students.
  • Nursery Technical Committee- member

Contact Address

Email: [email protected]

Mobile: +977-9843128544

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