Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU) and Forum for Rural Welfare and Agricultural Reform for Development (FORWARD Nepal) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together for mutual benefits on January 12, 2016 at Hotel Royal Century, Chitwan. The MoU was signed by Prof. Dr. Ishwari Prasad Dhakal, Vice Chancellor representing AFU and Mr. Netra Pratap Sen, Executive Director representing FORWARD Nepal in the presence of Prof. Dr. Naba Raj Devkota, Chairman, FORWARD Nepal, Prof.Dr. Surya Kant Ghimire, Registrar&Prof. Dr. Sharada Bhattarai, Planning Director, AFU and the staff of FORWARD Nepal.
It is believed that the MoU will create better understanding between the two organizations to establish institutionalized linkages and cooperation for joint programme/projects partnership and interventions. It is expected to have strong involvement and sharing of expertise and human resource for academic and non-academic relevant training opportunities, which will benefit both parties.MoU will also provide better facilitation for internal learning process of best approaches to different relevant issues and challenges through such partnership development.
In a nutshell, MoU signing ceremony between AFU, Rampur and FORWARD Nepal was successfully held,which sought to foster cooperation and partnership between the two organizations,and this MoU will be initially valid for the period of five years from the day of signing.