Kathmandu Forestry College (KAFCOL), which has been steadily growing since its establishment in 2005, is committed to the cause of promoting quality education and research in the fields of Forestry, Natural Resource Management, and GIScience in Nepal.

Currently, the college runs four academic programs, namely B.Sc. Forestry, and M.Sc. in Natural Resources Management and Rural Development (NRM-RD) in affiliation with the Tribhuvan University; Diploma in Forestry in affiliation with the CTEVT, Government of Nepal; and M.Sc. in Geographical Information Science and Systems (GIScience) in collaboration with University of Salzburg, Austria. Alongside teaching and research, KAFCOL has also been undertaking outreach projects which have greatly helped to enhance the College’s profile and visibility in Nepal and beyond.

I feel honored and privileged to be associated with KAFCOL. My administration shall continue to make every effort to ensure that KAFCOL has faculty and staff of high quality and that there is an excellent academic environment at the College for our faculty and students in order to make both teaching and learning highly enriching experiences.

On behalf of the College Management, I would like to welcome students desirous of a unique learning experience, and high quality Forestry, NRM and GIS professionals willing to team up with our esteemed faculty to join or collaborate with KAFCOL.

Professor Dr. Ambika P. Gautam

Professor Dr. Ambika P. Gautam