The objective of CORAF/WECARD is to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of small farmers and promote the agribusiness sector. Therefore, it puts agricultural producers and users at the centre of its research.
The main functions of CORAF/WECARD include the following :
- Coordination of agricultural research in the 23 countries in West and Central Africa
- Capacity Building for actors and partners
- Management of agricultural knowledge
- Advocacy for resource mobilisation