Africa Harvest has supported farmers in banana collection (left) and marketing
VISION, MISSION AND STRATEGIC GOALS Strategic goals and objectives and the pathways to achieve these are the core of Africa Harvest’s strategy to attain its vision and mission. This chapter delineates its vision, mission, strategic goals, approach, core values, key drivers, strategic objectives, institutional programs and themes, and implementation strategy of its plan 2012–2022. 3.1. VISION Given the emerging global scenario, as discussed in Chapter 2, and the inherent strengths and experiences of Africa Harvest, the Foundation endeavors, during the next 10 years, to realize its vision of establishing itself as a lead contributor in freeing Africa from hunger, poverty and malnutrition. 3.2. MISSION To realize this vision, Africa Harvest will apply innovative technologies and institutional approaches to improve the livelihoods of rural communities, particularly those of smallholder farmers, through science and technology-based sustainable models of gender-focused agricultural development. 3.3. STRATEGIC GOALS To pursue its mission, Africa Harvest has the following five goals for the next decade: 1. Reduce rural poverty and food and nutrition insecurity through improved agricultural systems by using science and technology. 2. Ensure that enhanced agricultural production and commercialization is sustainable and stable, with minimum negative environmental impact, and that the target countries can cope with climate change.
Africa Harvest Strategic Plan 2012–2022
Africa Harvest 10 year Strategic plan