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The Department has long experience in offering forest mensuration and management courses to both undergraduate and postgraduate students from within and outside the country. The Department is pursuing a wide range of basic and applied research projects on areas that include: forest inventory, modelling, mapping, hydrology, wetland ecosystems, ecology, water resources, governance, socio-economic and management planning. The researchers/academicians in the Department are closely working and well networked with other scientists/academicians within and outside the country.

The Department is proud of longstanding efforts to promote high quality forest management in the country in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, other government organizations, NGOs and CBOs. Our commitment has been and will continue to provide services aimed at supporting implementation of National Forest Policy, Forest Act and Regulations through conveying information to practitioners, the public, and policy makers in the field of forest resource assessment and management.