About Us

Nepal Handmade Co is dedicated to promote Nepalese art, craft and handmade products of Nepal. Our aim is to produce and market the highest quality handmade and natural products ensuring benefits to the rural communities of Nepal Himalayas.We aim to empower local producers to improve their living standard, while promoting Nepal’s unique art, craft and natural products to international markets.

Key Personal

Nepal Handmade is founded by Ram Subedi. He studied Business Administration (MBA with focus on ecological product design and marketing. He has severalyears of experience in working with natural herbs and handmade products. Formerly he served as Director of Operation in a USAID funded Business Development Service project aiming to double the income of rural, conflict-prone areas of Nepal. He has received several training on production, product design, quality management and marketing from Japan, Germany, Sweden and elsewhere.

He has received several training on marketing, enterprise development,  product design and quality management such as:

- Program for Quality Problem Solving (PQPS) organized by AOTS, Tokyo, Japan

- International Training Workshop on Ecological Product Design organized by Carl Duisberg Gesellschaft e. V and sponsored by the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development of Government of the Federal Republic of Germany.

- Applied International Management Training conducted by Swedish Institute of Management and sponsored by Swedish International Corporation Agency (SIDA). Sweden

He is associated with number of other organizations that include:

  • ANSAB, Nepal,  Kathmandu-Vice- Chairperson
  • Nepal Herbs and Herbal Product Association, Kathmandu – Vice- Chairperson
  • Everest Biodiesel Company (P) Ltd, Kathmandu- Director

He  has participated in various training, business seminars, trade fairs and workshops that include:

2013    Mumbai, India.  iPHEX 2013 (Indian Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Expo) organized by PHARMEXIL, India

2013     Bhopal, India.  5th-MPEXPORTECH 2013, Organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

2012     Bangalore, India. 7th. Nutra Summit, sponsored by Pharmaexil, India

2011      Bhopal, India. International Herbal Fair, organized by Government of India,   MP State Federation

2010     Bangalore, India. 4th. Ayurveda World Congress and Arogya Expo, organized by Government of India,        Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

2010       Tokyo, Japan. Program for Quality Problem Solving( PQPS) training organized by AOTS, Japan

2008       Edinburg, UK. Small forest enterprises workshop organized by International Institute of Environment and Development (IIED) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

2008      Bellagio Como, Italy. Livelihood Workshop. , Organized by Women Commission for Refugee and Children, NY, under Rockefeller foundation fellowship program.

2005       Nepal. Appreciative Inquiry for Peace and Development: An initiative for Societal Transformation. Organized by Imagine Nepal and Case Western University, USA.

2005        Marseille, France. Nepal Enterprise, Everest and Everything Else. , Marseille, France. Organized by PlaNet Finance, France.

2005     Los Angeles, USA. California Gift Show  Autumn and Spring, organized by GLM, USA.

2004        Paris, France. Nepal Promotion Expo. Organized by Nepal France Chambers of Commerce & Industry and Paris Chambers of Commerce

2004     Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Natural Product Expo Europe 2004

2003       Nepal. Business Development Services – Principles, Tools and Practices. Organized by  Netherlands Development Organization. In Nepal.

2001       Netherlands. Institutional Development and Organizational Strengthening. Organized by the Management for Development Foundation.

2001      Nuremberg, Germany. BioFach Nuremberg: World Organic Food Market

1999       Nepal. Management and Sustainable Utilization of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. Organized by HMG Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation and IDRC, Canada

1999         Paris, France. Nepal Promotion Expo. Organized by Nepal France Chambers of Commerce & Industry and Paris Chambers of Commerce.

1998      Wuppertal, Germany. Fair Trade Congress. Organized by European Fair Trade Association ( EFTA)

1997         Sweden. Applied International Management Program. Organized by the Swedish Institute of Management and Swedish International Corporation Agency (SIDA).

1997      Cologne, Germany. ANUGA International Food Market. Supported by GTZ Protrade

1997       Nepal. Applications of Ethnobotany to Conservation and Community Development. Organized by King Mahendra Trust for Nature Conservation.

1996       Germany. Ecological Product Design. Organized by Carl Duisberg Gesellschaft and the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany.

1995         Munich, Germany. International Pharmaceutical Trade Fair EXPOPHARM. Organized by the Center for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries, an agency of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

1995       Netherlands. Integrated Promotion Program for Pharmaceuticals Products. Organized by CBI, an agency of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

1993    Germany. IGA EXPO Herbs Seminar. Organized by DEG/GTZ Protrade.