Agriculture and Forestry University

Partner Type:
Academic Institution

The Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU) is the first university of its kind in Nepal; its aims to produce highly skilled human resources required to conduct quality research and development in agriculture. AFU was founded with the belief that quality teaching, research and extension in agriculture, livestock and forestry can transform the socioeconomic conditions of rural people. AFU research focuses primarily on increasing production and productivity of agricultural commodities; post-harvest technology; improving shelf-life of food products; biodiversity conservation and local innovation; and adopting participatory approaches to enhance sustainable livelihood systems of farming communities.