General Objectives

  1. To enhance fair Representation, strong Networks and Alliances for Farmer and rural interest in National life.
  2. To provide finance and logistics for Farmers, sustainable rural development, agri- business and rural enterprises.
  3. To provide capacity and training opportunities for rural peoples including ICT, Research and Innovation.
  4. To Support legislation and International Conventions for sustainable agriculture, rural development, Climate Change, MDGs, Fair Trade and farmers rights.
  5. To promote and advocate for Policies, legislation, political voice and activism supporting farmer and rural interests.
  6. To Promote gender and special groups interests (youth, women, disabled/challenged, voiceless, non-formally educated, special needs) in sustainable agricultural value chains, rural development and Sustainable Natural resource management.
  7. To strengthen the capacity of small and medium rural farmers for agro-forestry and reforestation. 8. To promote access to markets and finance for small and medium size agro-forestry and reforestation.
  8. To promote partnerships and networking for small and medium size farmers for forestry.
  9. To promote advocacy for policies on land tenure, resource rights and rural forestry.
  10. To research for solutions on climate change on arid and semi-arid areas and rural livelihoods.

12. To promote agriculture and forestry-based green enterprises, food security and poverty reduction.