A SWOT ANALYSIS OF AGRIBUSINESS ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN NEPAL
Sabina Regmi, Kushal Naharki
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Agribusiness entrepreneurship has potential to generate growth, diversify income, and provide widespread employment and entrepreneurial opportunities. Nepal is an agrarian nation where one third of the GDP comes from agriculture. Nepal possesses numerous opportunities in agribusiness entrepreneurship mainly because of varied agro-climate, rich plant biodiversity, niche specific commodities and export potentiality prevailed in the country. A shift from subsistence agriculture to robust, vibrant and commercial agriculture through technology led agribusiness entrepreneurship is an essential pathway to revitalize Nepalese agriculture as an attractive and profitable venture. This review paper presents SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) analysis of agribusiness entrepreneurship in Nepal. It also highlights the existing opportunities which can be further strengthened to augment agribusiness entrepreneurship potentiality.