Economic self-reliance and prosperous society of indigenous, disadvantaged and marginalized people of rural Nepal.
The mission of HNFF is to make Nepal one of the major high quality natural fibre products suppliers, so that indigenous, disadvantaged and marginalized people from remote fibre-producing districts can benefit economically, culturally and environmentally.
HNFF strives to achieve the highest standards of governance, accountability to stakeholders, representation of the natural fibre sector, and services to fibre-producing communities in the Himalayan region.
Develop and promote sustainable natural fibre-based micro enterprises for improved livelihood
1) To motivate/encourage sustainable production, innovative use and promotion of natural fibres in the Himalayan regions for the benefit of current and future generations, with a particular focus on rural women-led nettle fibre producer groups, and
2) To empower indigenous groups, marginalized communities and other vulnerable groups involved with natural fibres to advocate for improved policies and services so that economic and social benefits flow to the producers are ensured.