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.