The research committee at the Institute of Forestry, Pokhara Campus has organized a talk program in July 17, 2022. The objective of the program was to sensitize and encourage students and faculties towards profound climate issues and cutting-edge subjects and technologies. There were two speakers, Prof Andrew Egan, Ph.D. And Mr. Basanta Gautam.
The first speaker was Prof Andrew who is a Prof at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, USA and is currently in Nepal as a Senior Fulbright Scholar at the Institute of Forestry. His talk was on his introduction and experience sharing of his Forestry work in Nepal and abroad among the faculties and the students.
The second speaker was Mr. Basanta Gautam, a former student of the IOF, Pokhara campus and is now a Manager of REDD+ and Sustainable Forestry at Arbonaut Ltd in Finland. His talk was on the topic: “Biomass Pellet Industry: A Clean Energy Solution for Nepal “. His deliberations were on how clean energy from wastage plant products can be used to somehow minimize the emissions from the carbon intensive fossil fuels used in various industries in Nepal and the economic part of it. It was a very fruitful and relevant information shared among forestry students and faculties.
The meeting was facilitated by Prof. Dr. Raj Kumar Koirala, Chair research committee amidst gracious presence of Campus Chief, Prof. Binod Prasad Heyojoo and Assistant Campus Chief, faculties and students of the campus.