Afghan Agro Services (AAS)
Established in 2006, Afghan Agro Services (AAS) is an Afghan-owned and managed agricultural products and services provider formally registered with Afghanistan Investment Support Agency. Afghan Agro Services (AAS) services are aimed at building the capacity of public and private sectors, the farmer’s cooperatives/associations, agriculture extension workers, individual farmers and communities in good agriculture and livestock practices, marketing, environment and forestry.
Their programs are aimed at enhancing economic wellbeing of their communities by increasing their per capita income. They seek to align their programs and services with achieving UN Sustainable Development Goals for Afghanistan, benchmarks of the Afghanistan National Development Strategy and the strategic and programmatic priorities of the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) of the GoIRA.
AAS has built a team of highly qualified R&D experts, both national and international, that utilizes innovation, knowledge and experience to support the Afghan farmers to adopt modern agricultural techniques, crop diversification, access to and knowledge of markets and knowhow of value addition to get higher prices for their yields. This will enhance their lives and livelihoods, provide licit alternative to poppy cultivation and contribute to the agriculture and economic development of the country. They help farmers/producers in enhancing their capabilities, business and income with customized and to the context specific programs and products that provide a sustainable solution to their problems. See more