Welcome to Ministry of Agricultural Development

Welcome to the official web page of the National Notification Authority (NNA) for SPS and AoA, International Trade Promotion Section, Agribusiness Promotion and Statistics Division of  Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD). Nepal become a member of World Trade Organization (WTO) on 23 April 2004 after the acceptance Cancun Ministerial Conference of the WTO. To act as focal point on MoAD for WTO and to assign the responsibility of notification of Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures and Agreement on Agriculture (AoA), MoAD has designated International Trade Promotion Section (previously WTO Section) under Agribusiness Promotion and Statistics Division.

The section is also assigned as agricultural trade focal section for South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) and Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC).