Asian Farmers' Association for Sustainable Rural Development
Member since: 
Headquarters country: 
Mission & Vision: 
To be a very strong and influential voice of small-scale women and men farmers in Asia. Furthermore it is to be a strong lobby and advocacy group for farmers’ rights and development, genuine agrarian reform and mainstreaming of sustainable agriculture in regional and national policies and programs. It is also to be a facilitator for members’ commercial activities in trading and marketing of sustainable agricultural products. AFA envisions Asian rural farming communities where small-scale women and men farmers and producers and their families can be free from hunger and poverty, be happy and in good health, and live in peace and prosperity, where small- scale farmers have access and control over the lands they till and other basic productive resources , where farmlands are nurtured through appropriate, integrated and environment-friendly agricultural practices and technologies, where small- scale farmers get fair market for their products and have control over goods and services, are self-reliant, educated and able to participate in development processes through politically strong, socially responsive, culturally sensitive and economically viable farmers’ organizations.


Focal point: 
Esther Penunia
Rm 206 Partnership Center 59 C. Salvador St., Loyola Heights, 1108 Quezon City, Philippines
+63 2 436- 4640
+63 2 436- 4640