First Workshop Conference at the Agriculture and Forestry University
November 23, 2023, marks the exciting commencement of the Agriculture and Forestry University's first First Workshop Conference. This event, spanning from November 23 to 25, 2023 (7-9 Mangsir, 2080), is currently underway, heralding a significant moment in the field of agricultural research and education.
Day One Highlights and Insights
On its opening day, the conference has already set a high standard. Prof. Dr. Punya Prasad Regmi, the vice-chancellor, opened the event with a keynote speech emphasizing the importance of integrating education and research to transform agriculture. Participants from Nepal and across the globe, including the United States, India, Japan, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Taiwan, are actively engaging in discussions and presenting their working papers.
Focus on International Collaboration and Innovation
One of the conference's main themes is fostering international collaboration to drive innovation in agriculture, animal science, veterinary science, fisheries, and forestry. The exchange of ideas and findings between local and international experts is expected to spark new approaches and solutions to contemporary agricultural challenges.
Educational Impact and Student Involvement
The conference also shines a spotlight on the educational achievements of the Agriculture and Forestry University. With a diverse student body actively engaged in various research projects, the event serves as a platform for students to showcase their work and gain invaluable exposure to global perspectives in their fields.
The University's Role in Shaping Agriculture in Nepal
As Nepal's first research-oriented university in agriculture and forestry, the institution is playing a crucial role in modernizing and diversifying the country's agricultural sector. Its comprehensive academic programs and widespread campuses across Nepal are instrumental in cultivating a new generation of skilled professionals in the agricultural sciences.
Ongoing Activities and Future Sessions
Over the next two days, the conference will continue to present more than 100 working papers, host interactive sessions, and facilitate discussions on the latest advancements in agricultural sciences. Participants and attendees are poised to gain a wealth of knowledge and insights, contributing significantly to the future of agricultural research and education.
The ongoing First Workshop Conference at the Agriculture and Forestry University is a dynamic and transformative event, setting the stage for future breakthroughs and collaborations in agriculture and forestry research. Its current proceedings and upcoming sessions are eagerly anticipated by academics, students, and industry stakeholders alike.