Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU) has been established as a result of a bill enacted by Nepalese Parliament on June, 2010 at Rampur, Chitwan constituting two campuses under Tribhuvan University; Agriculture Campus, Rampur, Chitwan and the Forestry Campus, Hetauda, Makawanpur. The University Complex of Agriculture and Forestry University and its Central Office is at Rampur, Chitwan.
Agriculture and Forestry University has its own specific and standard organizational structure, academic programs and curricula developed by well experienced and qualified professional involved in the academic development since several decades, and is based on extensive review of leading Agriculture and Forestry universities of Land Grant model in the SAARC region, South East Asia and developed countries.
Agriculture and Forestry University is the first University in Nepal that is based on Land Grant Model, with the mandate of conducting instruction (teaching), research, and extension programs for agriculture and forestry development in the country.
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