Contact Address Details:
Association of Farmers, Educators and Traders
AFET Gambia Head office
PO Box 237 Serrekunda
PO Box 5195 Brikama
The Gambia, West Africa
Tel no: +220 4483202 (Secretariat)
9954251 / 9948878
AFET, in Brikama, is a nationwide rural development NGO agency
which was established in 1988 as a grassroots organisation
working with farming communities in rural locations from the
Western Region, North Bank Region, Central River Region, Lower
and Upper River Region. There are around 20 offices spread
around the country, nearly 20,000 members (75% women), and
over 340 affiliated groups.
Their main mission is to strengthen and defend the economic
interests of men and women peasant farmers and food producer
organisations such as cooperatives by producing quality foods
fit for the market.
Their main focus is to end hunger and acute poverty
in an environmentally responsible manner and encourage self-sufficiency
in rural Gambian villages.
• Beekeeping Projects.
• Communal Vegetable
• Rural Skills
• Access to Savings and Loans.
Sources of Funding:
• Local sources e.g. Social Development Fund (SDF) of Gambia.
• Overseas Grants.
• Members' Fees.
• Produce Sales and Ancillary Business Services.