The Agricultural Consultative Forum (ACF) is a public/private sector stakeholder driven consultative forum established to:
facilitate continuous consultation among key stakeholders in the agricultural sector.
provide informed advice in the formulation, updating, designing and operationalisation of agricultural policies and programs.
provide a channel for information gathering, analysis, networking and sharing among stakeholders.
In order to achieve its objective the Forum undertakes (i) facilitation of stakeholder consultation and policy dialogue; (ii) provision of advisory services to stakeholders; (iii) facilitation of stakeholder networking and information sharing and (iv) provision of independent monitoring of government development programmes.
This report is thus a record of the key achievements, constraints and challenges of the Forum in relation to achieving its objectives and set targets during the period 1st July to 30th September, 2006.