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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.

Panel Discussion On Gender Issues at IOF, Pokhara

“Together for Equality” is a forum of Forestry students at IOF Pokhara, which aims to maintain gender-friendly environment around the University so that no one has to suffer from biasness, inequality, and belittlement caused by his/her gender identity.

Message from “Together for Equality” forum family”

We have successfully conducted the panel discussion on the topic “Gender Issues at IOF, Pokhara: Existing Scenario, Initiatives, and Ways Forward”. Our panelists for the session were Prof. Dr. Krishna Raj Tiwari, Dean of Institute of Forestry, Prof. Binod Prasad Heyojoo, Campus Chief at IOF, Pokhara, Ms. Sushma Bhattarai, Assistant Professor at IOF, Pokhara and Mr. Prabin Bhusal, Assistant Professor at IOF, Pokhara. We are extremely grateful to our panelists for providing their valuable time and making the program a successful one. We would also like to extend our sincere gratitude to Dr. Radha Wagle, Joint secretary at MoFE, Nepal and FFN associate, and Ms. Saraswati Aryal, Assistant Forest Officer and FFN associate for presenting their views on gender-related issues and being there with us throughout the session. We would also like to thank all the members of the “Together for Equality” group as well as all the participants for making the program impactful and successful. We will come up with similar gender sensitization programs in days to come as well.

YouTube Link for Recorded Video:

Panel Discussion On “Gender Issues at IOF, Pokhara” – Part 1

Panel Discussion On “Gender Issues at IOF, Pokhara” – Part 2

Panel Discussion On “Gender Issues at IOF, Pokhara” – Part 3

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