Forest Research Centre for Eco-Rehabilitation (FRC-ER), Allahabad was established in October 1992 as an advanced Centre under the umbrella of ICFRE, Dehradun. Presently, it is a centre of Forest Research Institute (FRI), Dehradun. The Centre aims to nurture and cultivate professional excellence in the field of social forestry and Eco-rehabilitation in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
1- To undertake focused research on rehabil-itation of degraded ecosystems and difficult /stress sites and promotion of Agro-forestry.
2- To disseminate available technologies/processes/tools to user groups for conservation and sustainable use of forest resources.
3- To support the lead institute in research education and extension in the area of jurisdiction.
Core Research Areas:
The centre aims to nurture and cultivate professional excellence in the field of social forestry and eco-rehabilitation in Eastern Uttar Pradesh.
1- Development of suitable technological packages for afforestation of stress sites.
2- Development and demonstration of site-specific social, farm and agro forestry models to ensure enhanced and sustained productivity.
3- Standardization of seed, nursery and plantation techniques of indigenous tree and medicinal plant species.
4- Identification, selection, demarcation and management of seed stands/seed production areas of priority tree species for qualitatively improved seeds for plantation.
5- Development of growth and yield models for species of commercial and regional importance.
6- Assessment of suitable species/clones/provenances of promising tree species for agroforestry in different agro-climatic zones.
7- Evaluation of indigenous tree Species for reclamation of salt affected lands in agro-climatic zones of Eastern Uttar Pradesh.
8- Development and strengthening of research extension linkages to disseminate the research results in a user-friendly way to end-users viz. NGO, Farmers, Foresters, academicians etc.
9- Resource survey and conservation rare, endangered and threatened species of the region.
10- To enhance the outreach of research findings for livelihood generation and bringing benefits to the communities.
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Forest Research Centre for Eco-Rehabilitation Allahabad
3/1,Lajpat Rai Road, New Katra, Allahabad-211002