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R.V. Singh
1932,  Male ,  Indian

Prof. R.V. Singh, M.Sc. (Agronomy), PhD retired as Director General, Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education. As a member of Indian Forest Service, he served in different capacities in the forest service and also as Professor of Forestry, H.P. University; Coordinator, Conifer Research Centre, Shimla; and President, Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun. He has a long stint of forestry research both in states and in Government of India. After retirement, he has been working as a forestry consultant. He has a number of forestry-related publications to his credit including seven books and more than 100 technical papers.

Certificate of Honour presented by Y.S.P. University of Horticulture and Forestry, Himachal Pradesh for contribution in the field of forestry education and research in the state.


Fellow, National Academy of Forest and Environmental Sciences
Fellow, National Academy of Agricultural Sciences

More than 100 technical papers on different aspects of forestry

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After superannuation from Indian Forest Service, worked on a number of consultancy assignments for about 20 years for international organizations, viz., FAO of the United Nations, Danish International Development Agency, Swedish International Development Agency, Overseas Development Administration, U.K., India-Canada Environment Facility, SWEDFOREST, Ford Foundation and SCANDIA consult Natura for forestry projects in India dealing with social forestry, joint forest management, forest management and planning, biodiversity conservation, watershed development, agroforestry, pasture and fodder management, environmental conservation, forestry sector study, water resources development, etc.

Books by R.V. Singh