NCPA (F) is the umbrella organization for all the Nepalese coffee organization, businessman & co-operatives involved in coffee industry. It was established as central committee in 2054 B.S. (1997) & since 2061 B.S. (2003) it has been running as an association. This institute mainly works for institutional development, coffee production, processing technology, advertisement & marketing. It has also been working jointly with government of Nepal, private sectors, social
organizations & industrialists for policy development & implementation
In Nepal, Hira Giri started coffee production in 1995 B.S. (1938) at Aanpchaur of Gulmi. Due to unaccompanied effort of the government & lack of market & technology coffee, planting did not exceed as expected. On 30th Kartik 2046 B.S (1989); enthusiast farmers of Palpa initiated the establishment of Coffee production group which later transformed into committee of Nepal coffee in 2048 B.S. (1991). In 2050 B.S. (1993) concept of organic coffee was introduced. Likewise, in the same year with the initiation & effort of the committee, Nation Tea & Coffee Development Board was established. The role of Helvdas Nepal in the organization development & technological advertisement has been phenomenal.
In 2054 B.S. (1997), 8 district (Palpa, Gulmi, Syanja, Kaski, Kavre, Lamjung, Baglung & Jhapa) jointly established Central Committee of Nepal coffee producers association. Gradually, committees were formed in villages & district level organization in the district & in 2058 B.S. central level committee was established. In 2061 B.S. (2003), district coffee producers associations were made independent & association was formed as umbrella institute. Currently Palpa, Gulmi, Syanja, Kaski, Kavre, Lamjung, Baglung, Jhapa and 14 districts are associated in this association. Other districts are also in verge of association
The main objective of the organization is to encourage and unify the small and marginalized group of people residing at hilly region (800-1600 meter) and help them produce, process and market organic and high quality coffee which will make them self-reliant, enhance their living standard and national income on the whole.
To establish coffee as an important export plant by working in association with government of Nepal, funding bodies, private sectors, social organizations, logical development, policy & relation development & well managed convenient marketing by increasing cooperation, funding in technology & implementing single door policy in export. It also aims to conserve rights and well-being of coffee professionals.
Strucuture of NCPA and its priorities
Farmers, groups, DCPA, co-operative, industrialists, professionals and café runners can become member of NCPA.
At present, there are different coffee brands in Nepalese market and more than 30 companies under NCPA.
Main priorities of NCPA
• To enhance the production of coffee.
• For better marketing, there has been significant contribution by providing machine, parts, technical and economical aids through DCCU and DCPA.
• To convert whole Nepalese coffee production to organic system.
Nepalese Coffee and International Relations
• At present, Nepalese coffee is being exported to America, Japan, Canada, Korea, Germany and some other European countries.
• Institutes like Helvetas/Nepal, JAICA and PACT has been helping technically and economically for betterment of Nepalese coffee production, technology and business.
• Till date Nepalese coffee have participated in various international fairs conducted in countries like America, European Union, China, and Japan.
• Nepalese coffee has also participated in international fairs in Elsalvador and India through NCPA.
• Countries where logo of Nepalese coffee has been registered:
• Canada, Japan, South Korea, European Union, Norway, Switzerland, Honkong, Singapore
Situation of Coffee Production in Nepal
• Currently 517 ton coffee is yearly produced in Nepal (Green Beans).
• Approximately 70% of total production is consumed within the country.
• In next year, the total projected production is estimated to be 700 ton..
• By 2020, total production is expected to reach 2000 ton by enhancing the production.
• Green beans are collected and processed from coffee production groups and Cooperatives.
• In Nepalese coffee, 11–11.5% moisture is obtained through fresh, cherry, pulping, fermentation and drying.
NCPA(NCF) Board Members
President : Om Nath Adhikari
Vice-president : Bhawani Prasad Sharma
Vice-President : Phul Kumar Lama
Secretary General : Santosh Pokharel
Secretary : Mandu Thapa
Treasurer : Ananda Subedi
Dr. Raj Kumar Banjara
Phani Narayan Aryal
Lok Bahadur Ghalan
Bod Raj Aryal
Tek Raj Giri
Krishna Prasad Ghimire
Prem Raj Pangeni
Shanti Devi Ghimire
Surya Kumar Lama
Yan Bahadur Asthani
Rishi Kumari Aryal
Bishow Bandhu Pokharel
Ganesh Prasad Kadel
Meet Our Staff
Mr. Pranit Gurung
Mr. Buddha Bhadel
Head of Adminstration and Finance
Mr. Binod Acharya
Regional Co-ordinator – Kaski
Mr. Ashutosh Malla
Public Relation Officer | Marketing | Membership
Mr. Bir Bahadur Newa Khadgi
Associate Member | Media
Mr. Kul Prasad Chhantyal
Regional Officer – Kaski
Ms. Sarmila Buddhathoki
Ms. Manisha Saud
Technical Advisor | Women in Coffee
Ms. Radhika Bhandari
Field Supervisor | Women in Coffee
Nepal Coffee Producers Association has an online form which interested parties or individuals can download. The form can be submitted via the company email or directly to the main office