Asian Farmers Association for Sustainable Rural Development

SAFIN member

AFA is a  Asian alliance of national farmers organizations composed of small scale women and men family farmers, fishers, indigenous peoples, forest users, herders, and pastoralists. We were established in 2002 after a series of farmers’ exchange visits organized by AsiaDHRRA,  a partner Asian regional NGO.  In these exchange visits, conducted over three years, we saw the great need to come together to share, learn and act on our common desire for a better quality of life for ourselves, our families, and our farming communities.

Membership Date: 2018

Recent Updates


A journey of struggle and empowerment of women of the dry and arid area of Surendranagar
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UNDFF Regional Action Plan for strengthening family farming in South Asia 2021-2028
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Partner News
Inclusive Digital Transformation of Agriculture: A call for action from small-scale farmers in Asia
Photo: AFA We are small-scale women, men, and young family farmers from...
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Spotlight: Esther Penunia, Secretary General of AFA on recent innovations in financing cooperatives
Esther Penunia tells SAFIN about some of the recent innovations in financing farmers' cooperatives that the Asian Farmers' Association...
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AFA 9th General Assembly

October 5, 2020 |
| Hosted by: AFA

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