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Arid Forest Research Institute, situated at Jodhpur in Rajasthan (India ) , is one of the institutes of the Indian Council of Forestry Research & Education ( ICFRE ) working under the Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt. of India. The Objective of the Institute is to carry out scientific research in forestry in order to provide technologies to increase the vegetative cover and to conserve the biodiversity in the hot arid and semi arid region of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Dadara & Nagar Haveli union territory. The Institute Campus covers 66 ha. of area on the New Pali Road, Jodhpur.
Thrust Areas of Research
  • To develop techniques for rain water harvesting in arid areas.
  • To develop technology for afforestation on stress sites.
  • Eco-stabilization of deserts with emphasis on sand dune fixation.
  • To develop techniques for production of high quality planting material.
  • Provenance trial of important arid zone species.
  • Studies on bio-fertilizers and biopesticides.
  • Research on Non-Wood Forest Products of arid zone.
  • Tree improvement through tissue culture & genetic engineering.
Whats New
Visit of Students of Central Acadamy, Housing Board, Jodhpur
Programme on International Yoga Day, 21 June, 2015 at AFRI, Jodhpur
The World Day to Combat Desertification
World Environment Day 5th June 2015, at AFRI
AFRI, Annual Report 2014-15
Celebration of International Biodiversity Day at AFRI on 22 May 2015
A report on the Extension activities of Agroforestry and Extension Division during Feb-March 2015
A report on the Extension activities of Agroforestry and Extension Division during April 2015
Proceedings of XVI RPC Meeting held on 27th & 28th February 2015
Proceeding of One day workshop on 'Alignment of national Action Programme on Combating Desertification to 10 year strategy of UNCCD'
Brief detail of different activities held at AFRI in January 2015
A Note on One Week Refresher Training Course for IFS Officers (16.12.14 to 20.12.14)
Minutes of the Stakeholder's meeting at Gujarat on 30th September, 2014
Vist of DG, ICFRE at AFRI
Visit of IFS Trainees at AFRI, Jodhpur
Cleanliness Drive at AFRI
Presentation on "Garbage to Gold" by Shri Srinivasan
List of Publications from 2004 to 2013
Inititiatives and Achievements of AFRI
Appointments & Tenders
Short Term Tender Notice for fencing around the experimental area Khari Khurd, Luni Forest Range, Jodhpur under AFRI, Jodhpur
Short Term Limited Tender for maintenance of plantations, lawns, hedges, flower pots & general upkeep of AFRI Main Campus from 1st September, 2015 to March 31st, 2016. regarding
Walk in Interview for JRF on 28/7/2015 in different Projects at AFRI, Jodhpur
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Directors's Message
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N. K. Vasu , IFS

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