African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services

Strategic Statements


The Vision of AFAAS is:

Agricultural Advisory Services that effectively and efficiently contribute to sustained productivity and profitability and growth of African agriculture for poverty reduction.


The Mission of AFAAS is to:

Promote lesson learning and add value to initiatives in agricultural advisory services through sharing of information and increased professional interaction.


The purpose of AFAAS is:

Agricultural Advisory services (AAS) have sufficient capacity to effectively support value chain actors towards increasing agricultural productivity and food security in a sustainable manner.


The goal is:

Enhanced utilization of improved knowledge, technologies and innovations by agricultural value chain actors for improved productivity oriented their individual and national development objectives.


The mandate is to:

Implement the Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services aspects of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) – an Africa-owned and Africa-led initiative through which interventions to transform agriculture are coordinated.