Organization

Mountain Hazelnuts

Olakha, Bhutan | http://www.mountainhazelnuts.com
Joined in January 2014

About Us

Mountain Hazelnuts (MH) partners with 15,000 smallholder farmers, institutions, and communities to sustainably and significantly improve their incomes by building a hazelnut value chain in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. At full scale, the Company will impact 15% of Bhutan’s population. As Bhutan’s largest private sector employer and first 100% foreign direct investment, MH capitalizes on the exceptional opportunity to grow hazelnuts for the international market as a mission-driven business that creates value for all stakeholders.

The Company partners with local communities, the Royal Government of Bhutan, and leading international institutions, such as the IFC (World Bank), Asian Development Bank, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, and others. Current and past employees have come from McKinsey & Company, Bain & Company, The Boston Consulting Group, Google, NASA, and other leading companies.

MH incorporates best practices in stakeholder engagement, scientific assessment, traceability, and impact measurement, aspiring to serve as a model of social and environmental impact entrepreneurship.

Mountain Hazelnuts (MH) partners with 15,000 smallholder farmers, institutions, and communities to sustainably and significantly improve their incomes by building a hazelnut value chain in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. At full scale…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Agriculture
  • Climate Change
  • Community Development
  • Environment
  • Rural Areas

Location

  • No. 8 Chang Jalu
    Olakha
    BT