HASERA Agriculture Research and Training Center


HASERA is a certified organic farm and Permaculture Learning Center dedicated to the promotion of Sustainable Agriculture, Sustainable Development and Permaculture in Nepal and abroad. We conduct training courses on various aspects of organic agriculture and Permaculture and host volunteers/travellers from all over the world to stay and learn with us. The name HASERA means Hariyo, Seto, Rato (Green, White and Red in Nepali) symbolizing plant, dairy and meat products.

Govinda Sharma with volunteers at Hasera Farm Mountain range seen from Hasera Farm Ripe plum harvest at Hasera Farm

HASERA is an institutional member of the Nepal Permaculture Group (NPG) and the founding member of Organic Association Nepal (ORGAN). Govinda Sharma, founder of HASERA is also the managing director of Organic Certification Nepal (OCN). Through these networks, HASERA is well linked with local, national and international likeminded communities.

HASERA was founded as “HASERA Krishi Farm” in 1992 and was renamed as “HASERA Agriculture Research and Training Center” in 2009.

We have already hosted/provided trainings to people from more than eighty countries of the world. Many of our trainees have established model farms and learning centers of their own.

Our Objectives

Our main objective is to offer a practical learning site for Sustainable Agriculture, Sustainable Development and Permaculture. We welcome all enthusiastic travelers, Students, Researchers, Development Workers and Farmers to stay with us and share learning.

The following three are the major objectives of HASERA:
1. To generate knowledge base on sustainable agriculture, sustainable development & Permaculture
2. To practice the promising tools and techniques of Permaculture in different localities to verify them
3. To disseminate the proven knowledge and technologies to the global communities through trainings

The major services we provide at HASERA are training courses on permaculture, farmstay / homestay and learning program, community seed bank and nursery, farm designing, thesis research support for students, organic certificaiton services, eco-pad production at Dhartimata Sustainable Workshop and many more. Learn more on our services page.

Brief look at HASERA