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Faculty of Animal Science, Veterinary Science and Fisheries (FAVF)

The Faculty of Animal Science, Veterinary Science and Fisheries (FAVF) is one among the 3 faculties under Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU) in Nepal. The mission of AFU is to produce competent manpower in agriculture, forestry and allied disciplines. It encourages and support faculty members and students for research and scholarly activities relevant to the needs of Nepalese agricultural and livestock farmers. The FAVF foster student self-development, commitment and responsibility for welfare of Nepalese society. Chitwan District is one of the most potential areas of agriculture, livestock, poultry and aquaculture farming. Presently the livestock raising pattern is changing from household level to commercialization of both in poultry and dairy. This is greatly facilitated by committed farmers and other allied entrepreneurs, presence of adequate technical support from AFU, suitability of the environment for farming and adequate marketing facilities. Veterinary faculty has linked up with the university abroad for capacity building, enhancing research and laboratory capacity, faculty and student research etc.