Agro Enterprise Center (AEC), the agricultural wing of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and industry (FNCCI) was established in September 1991 under the Cooperative Agreement between FNCCI and USAID/Nepal. Within past fifteen years, FNCCI/AEC made valuable contributions in Agro Business Development and Promotion. Since 01 October 2002, FNCCI/AEC has been re-shaped with more focused Mission and Vision and is taking a renewed role in re-presenting the private sector agribusiness community in the development of agriculture and agribusiness in Nepal.


“To expand and strengthen market oriented private sector driven agro enterprises in order to increase the value and volume of high-value products old domestically and internationally”.


“The vision of FNCCI/AEC in the national context is to be a strong, vibrant and sustainable private sector led agro-enterprise sector capable of contributing high and broad based economic growth”.


Improved Seeds for Farmers Programme (KUBK-ISFP) aims to support inclusive, competitive and sustainable agricultural growth within the target area to increase income of the rural poor households’ through market-driven productivity improvements intervention to contribute overall agriculture-led economic growth by bringing improvement in the formal seed sector (cereals and vegetables) and improvement of smallholders’ livestock (goats and dairy).
One District One Product (ODOP)
The concept of ODOP is entirely incorporated with the principles of “One Village One Product” (OVOP) concept which originated in Oita Prefecture of Japan in 1979. At present, this program has been adopted by different countries all over Asia, Africa and Latin America as a rural community development program. Nepal is one of the countries doing so, having adopted OVOP program since 2006. In Nepal, OVOP is a Public Private Partnership based program in which Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) is playing a very important role from the private sector in partnership with Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives (MoAC).
One Village One Product (OVOP)
One Village One Product (OVOP) program as initiated by the then governor of Oita Prefecture of Japan in 1979 has been advancing more and more towards popularity. He has initiated this very program as a campaign to break off migration of the local people towards urban areas creating employment opportunity & generating activities like promotion of locally viable products using skill of the community immensely.

Board Members view all+

Ms. Bhawani Rana

President, FNCCI

Chariman, AEC

5525579 [email protected]

Mr. Hem Raj Dhakal


Vice Chairman, AEC

9851069537 [email protected]

Mr. Dinesh Shrestha

EC Member, FNCCI, Pradesh No. 3

Member, AEC

9851020756 [email protected]

Mr. D.B. Basnet

EC Member, FNCCI

Member, AEC

9851070992 [email protected]

Mr. Gun Nidhi Tiwari

EC Member, FNCCI, Pradesh No. 5

Member, AEC

9857025125 [email protected]

Mr. Narendra K. Khadka

EC Member, FNCCI, Pradesh No. 1

Member, AEC

9851069351 [email protected]

Mr. Lok Nath Gaire

Past President, Floriculture Association of Nepal

Member, AEC

9851002816 [email protected]

Ms. Basanti Mishra Pradhan

Floriculture Association of Nepal

Member, AEC

9851042556 [email protected]

Mr. Dharanidhar Khatiwada

Director General, FNCCI

Member, AEC

98510-76758 4240225 [email protected]

Dr. Hari Sharma Neupane


Member Secretary, AEC Board

9851127808, 4262245 [email protected]