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Continuing Education Centre

Continuing Education Centre is established at AFU and one unit to conduct short term training needs that are related to leadership development; and knowledge to the esteemed community including university graduates and faculty members. It is also dedicated to develop, and manage programs to sponsor university-based and other institutional education, research, and extension. To advance knowledge in agriculture, the environment, human health and well-being of the communities through short training.

To Conduct training and short term courses to provide high-quality continuing education and lifelong learning opportunities that are related to professional development, personal enrichment, career transitions, and academic growth.

Major activities conducted by Continuing Education Centre (CEC), during the Year 2071/72

  1. Training on “Dairy cattle Infertility management” participated 32 participants from faculties of AFU, IAAS, HICAST; NARC scientist; and PG students held at CEC from Aswin 15-24, 2071 by Dr. L Catalina Cabrera, University of California DAVIS, USA. USAID-Funded John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmer-to-Farmer Program, Farmer-to-Farmer for Food security/Nepal.
  2. Training on “Vermi-composting Technology for Organic Waste Management”, participated 39 participants from staffs’ women, students, farmers from, Mangalpur, Saradanagar, Fulbari, and Sibanagar VDCand faculties during Falgun 22, 2071 by MS. Kalyani Misra Tripathi, Managing Director Everest VermiTech Center-Nepal Bharatpur-9, Chitwan, Nepal.
  3. Training on “Role of Biological Agents in Integrated Pest Managements”, participated 35 participants from faculties of AFU, IAAS, HICAST; NARC scientist; and PG students held at CEC from 5-15 Magh, 2071 by Dr. Tom DeGomez, USAID-Funded John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmer-to-Farmer Program, Farmer-to-Farmer for Food security/Nepal
  4. Training on “Biostatistics: Principles and Applications of R- Statistics” participated 31 participants from faculties of AFU, IAAS, HICAST; NARC scientist; and PG students held at CEC Chaitra, 2071 by Andrew J. Sánchez Meador, Ph.D. Asst. Prof. of Forest Biostatistics & Quantitative Ecology, NAU, USAID-Funded John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmer-to-Farmer Program, Farmer-to-Farmer for Food security/Nepal
  5. Curriculum preparation in Conservation Ecology for post graduate program for AFU by William James Zimmerman, Ph.D. 507 E. Franklin St. Jefferson City, MO 65101, USAID-Funded John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmer-to-Farmer Program, Farmer-to-Farmer for Food security/Nepal
  6. Curriculum preparation in Bee keeping for post graduate and undergraduate program for AFU by Dr. Hartmurt G. Doebel, Lab coordinator, USAID-Funded John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmer-to-Farmer Program, Farmer-to-Farmer for Food security/Nepal
  7. Curriculum preparation on Agriculture Business Management by Dr. Charles Reeves, Program director Thunder bird school of global management, Thunder bird emerging market lab (TEM lab) USAID-Funded John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmer-to-Farmer Program, Farmer-to-Farmer for Food security/Nepal
  8. Training on Youth entrepreneurship Jeremy Elliott-Engel, 4-H Youth Development Specialist & county Program Director, University of Missouri Extension, Newton County, USAID-Funded John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmer-to-Farmer Program, Farmer-to-Farmer for Food security/Nepal
  9. Pedagogy training by MARY W. EDWARDS 9308 Bloomfield Lane College Station, Texas 77845, Richard Edwards, 9308 Bloomfield Lane College Station, TX USAID-Funded John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmer-to-Farmer Program, Farmer-to-Farmer for Food security/Nepal
  10. Curriculum preparation in Fisheries for post graduate and undergraduate program, AFU by Dr Joseph M. Ritter. Dean of Academics, USAID-Funded John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmer-to-Farmer Program, Farmer-to-Farmer for Food security/Nepal
  11. Seminar on Community work for social change March 4, 2014, by Prof. Dr. Clas Goran Olsson, Jonkoping University Sweden. Organized by Continuing Education Centre, AFU, Rampur