About us

NABIC is Nepal’s first agri-focused business incubator and innovation platform. We provide holistic services to support and enhance innovation, growth and competitiveness of agribusinesses. We are a mission-driven enterprise incorporated as a “company not distributing profits” under the Nepal Companies Act, 2006.


  • Nurture start-ups and SMEs and innovators in the agribusiness sector through business incubation from conceptualization, implementation and scaling up.
  • Contribute to commercialization and industrialization of the agribusiness sector in Nepal.
  • Foster collaboration among ecosystem actors to promote agribusinesses in Nepal.

Core Business

  • Intensive Business Counselling: intensive business counselling and mentoring to agribusinesses.
  • Business Incubation: services for selected start-ups and growth-oriented SMEs through a structured yet flexible business growth programme.
  • Eco-system Building: fostering cooperation and collaboration to facilitate innovation, agribusiness service system development, improved policy environment and investment climate.


We measure our success along the following dimensions

  • Enterprise profitability and sustainability
  • Segment/ industry competiveness
  • social value – increased incomes and jobs, especially in rural areas through supply-chain linkages

Strategy & Value proposition


Our strategy is to engage with clients as partners tofoster innovation and growth to co-create enterprise success.We will achieve our objectives by building strong and enduring relationships with our clients, partners and key stakeholders.

Key value addedfor our clients include:

  • Comprehensive business services
  • Profit maximization with minimal risk
  • Short turnaround time to test, start, scale and succeed
  • Guidance from relevant sectoral, functional and management experts
  • Collaboration and partnership opportunities with service providers, resource organisations, experts and advisors – in Nepal and internationally
  • Flexible payment options

Client Profiles


We work with agri-enterprises involved in post-harvest activities, agro-processing, branding and marketing falling in one of the following three groups:

  • Well-established agri-enterprises ready to move to a new growth trajectory
  • Emerging agri-enterprises with high growth.
  • Start-ups with creative and promising.

Before accepting clients, we ensure that there is a good fit between enterprise requirements and expectations and our service offerings. In the initial phase, our priority will be to focus on the food processing industry.

NABIC welcomes opportunities for collaboration with established agri-food enterprises in areas of mutual interest. Similarly, NABIC is also welcomes opportunities to partner with Government, development partners and relevant organisations to facilitate development of priority commodity Value Chains through strategies and interventions where NABIC can add value.