AFU Organized International Workshop on Wildlife Health | Monday, February 15, 2016

International workshop on Wildlife Health

Strategic planning workshop on “Wildlife Health Capacity in Nepal" was held on Feb. 6 to 8, 2016 in collaboration with Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU), University of California Davis, USA and WWF, Hariyo Ban. Inaugural session was chaired by DG DNPWC Mr. Fanindra Raj Kharel and Chief guest was Hon’ble Minister of Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation  Mr. Agni Prasad Sapkota, Special guest was Mr. Uday Chandra Thakur, Secretary MoFSC. Key note speech was given by Dr. Richard Kock from Royel Veterinary College, UK.

Dr. Richard Kock from UK, Dr. Gretchen Kaufman, Dr. Joseph Gaydos, Dr. Christine Johnson and Dr. Deborah from USA have attended the workshop. Delegates from USAID, WWF, FAO, NZFHRC, DLS, DNPWC, NARC, NVC, AHD, AHTCS, EDCD, PAHS, BCN, CMDN, NTNC, HICAST, AFU etc. attended the workshop. Altogether 60 participants contributed the workshop to make it grand success !

VC of AFU Prof. Dr. I. P. Dhakal worked as key driver to organize this workshop. In the workshop, Prof. Dhakal emphasized the cross species emerging infectious diseases and need of wildlife health professionals to capacitate the disease diagnostic service and study need to reduce the disease transmission ecology among domestic animals, wildlife and people. He also added that AFU will plan for national wildlife disease surveillance for the detection of zoonotic diseases in wildlife and support government to access need of wildlife health management program and their willingness to provide support for wildlife health capacity in the country.

This workshop focused on education and training, major diseases of wildlife, domestic animal and people, wildlife trade and captive animal management. Two committees are formed to develop report and for the advocacy of the workshop outcome.  First committee is composed of on the co-ordinatorship of Dr. Bhumi Nand Devkota with  Dr. Doj Raj Khanal from NARC and Dr. Naresh Subedi from NTNC as the members. Second committee is for advocacy which is formed on the co-ordinatorship of NVC Chair Dr. Dhana  Raj Ratala with members from AFU Prof. I. P. Dhakal and Zudy Oglethorpe from WWF Hariyoban. The advocacy group will convince 3 different Ministries such as MoFC, MoH and Ministry of Livestock Development for the implementation of the strategic plan.

AFU signed MoU signed with | Friday, January 8, 2016

Letter from MoE to "STOP new admission" by TU at Hetauda Campus | Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Vacancy announcement for Project Coordinator and PhD candidates | Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Collaborative Project of AFU/USAID/City College of New York

Professors' visit at AFU | Monday, February 29, 2016

Professors' Visit at AFU

Three Professors from India Dr. M.Hazarika, Prof. Livestock Product Technoilogy from Assam Agriculture University, Dr. T.V. Raaju, Prof. Seed Processing and Dr. P. Subbian, Prof. Agribusiness Management from Tamil Nadu Agriculture University visited AFU for a couple of week and assisted our Faculty in Curriculum Development and Laboratory establishment.

Similarly, Dr. Grzegorz Mikusinski, Forest Biologist from SLU Sweden and Dr. Katarzyna Iwinska, Sociologist from Poland visited AFU and explored on Sustainability education and Conservation ecology.

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme | Wednesday, September 23, 2015

University Grants Commission Nepal intends to inform all the concerned research students that the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong is launching the seventh round of the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme.

Ph.D. Conservation Ecology | Thursday, July 2, 2015

Re-announcement of tender for lab equipment supply | Sunday, June 28, 2015

Standing List | Friday, June 26, 2015

AFU Affiliation Policy Document | Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Bus Body Tender | Forestry | Monday, May 25, 2015

Scholarship Re-Announcement for Ph.D. Program in Conservation Ecology | Friday, May 22, 2015

Instruction for applicants: Followings are the information/documents to be provided by the applicants for the announced scholarship: 

      • Letter of motivation (max one page, specifying why you are applying for the scholarship) 
      • Complete CV, including experiences with field work and list of publications (if any)
      • Certified MSc transcript (Scanned e-copy)
      • Synopsis (max two pages, related to the announced topic)
      • PhD application form
      • Letters of recommendation (optional)

Notice for Health Check Certificate | Monday, May 18, 2015

Tender notice for purchase of laboratory equipment | Monday, May 18, 2015

Examination Notice | Monday, April 27, 2015

PG Exam Schedule | 3rd Semester | Friday, April 24, 2015

Examination Form Notice | Saturday, April 18, 2015

Retotaling Notice | Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Examination Notice | Monday, April 13, 2015