Association of Farmers,
Educators and Traders
AFET Gambia Head office
Kombo Central, Western Region
PO Box 237 Serrekunda
PO Box 5195 Brikama
The Gambia, West Africa
Tel no: +220 4483202 / 4484611
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
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 Gardens.
• Rural Skills
• Access to Savings and Loans.
Sources of Funding:
• Local sources e.g. Social
Development Fund (SDF) of Gambia.
• Members' Fees.
• Produce Sales and Ancillary Business Services.