KAFCOL emphasizes conceptual learning rather than traditional teaching methods. Classes are designed to run in an interactive environment such that critical thinking skills of the students are enhanced. Lectures and seminars are offered in each subject. Majority of evaluation are through coursework in the form of written and practical assignments and presentations.
The college frequently organizes workshops/seminars and talk programs by inviting promising foresters of Nepal. Major inputs from them would include contemporary issues in forestry, biodiversity and environmental sectors. Additionally the college conducts several tours, exposure visits and excursions to enhance the realistic academic quality of the students. Multimedia and overhead projectors are the main teaching and interaction tools.
A full-fledged library that provides textbooks, reference books, research project reports, journals (national and international), newspapers, and magazines.
- Well ventilated and echo free classrooms with comfortable sitting arrangements.
- 24 hours internet facilities.
- Highly motivated professional faculties.
- Well-equipped multidisciplinary laboratories.
- Learning oriented classes with regular exposure from field visit.
- Scholarship and assistant ship opportunities for deserving students.
- Student exchange program with universities abroad.
- Use of multimedia/ overhead projector for teaching.
- Opportunities for employment of the graduating students (income earned from NGO project).
KAFCOL offers training and consultancy services across a wide range of occupational areas such as
- Participatory Action Research and Social Transformation(5 days)
- GIS, GPS and RS Application in Forest and Wildlife Management (basic course = 7 days and Advanced course = 14 days). One year post graduate diploma affiliated with Salzburg University has also been offered.
- NTFPs Enterprise and value Chain Development (7 days).
- Livelihood improvement and local capacity building (7 days).
- Access and Benefit sharing from Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge (5 days).
- Livelihood Enhancement through Agroforestry Promotion (11 days).
- Participatory Non-Timber Forest Resource Assessment (7 days).
- Climate Change Impacts and its mitigation (7 days).
- Gender and social Inclusion (7 days).
- Preparation of Community Forestry Operational Plans for Addressing Second and Third Generation Issues (21 days).
- Alternative Energy and Bio-diesel Production (7 days).
LOCATION OF THE COLLEGE
Amarawati Marg, Koteshwor, Kathmandu, Nepal within ring road and 100 meters west of Balkumari bridge.
For more Details
Kathmandu Forestry College (KAFCOL), P.O Box 1276, Kathmandu