Membership

How to Register as a member of the AAA

  • To join the AAA, all that is required is to be a stakeholder in the Agribusiness industry and be passionate about the development of the value chain. Interested stakeholders will complete the application form either online at the website or forward their requests to the Secretariat.

  • The application form will be accompanied by registered documents of the institutions for corporate members and evidence of involvement in agribusiness activity by individual members.

  • The completed forms and documents will be reviewed by the membership and partnership development committee for the decision of the Board of Directors. Applications may be accepted, deferred or rejected and the reasons for the decision on an application will be duly communicated to the applicants.

  • Successful applicants will be informed of membership subscription through invoice which is payable within two weeks. After payment of the registration fees, a certificate will be immediately issued confirming membership.

  • Registered members are entitled to membership services and other benefits as soon as they are issued with their certificates. Their names and corporate information will be displayed on members only area of the website which contains the directory of members.

Membership Benefits

  • Opportunity to join the network of African and international stakeholders who are interested in developing the agribusiness industry in Africa.

  • Access to current developments in the industry through newsletters, well research position papers, annual reports and briefings

  • Discounted rate of 25% of participation fees at AAA capacity building, training and networking industry events.

  • Inclusion in membership directory creating the opportunity to market products and services

  • Opportunity to access market information, business intelligence, technological developments that will improve business operations.

  • Advertisement on the website of AAA at reduced rates and wide publicity for members’ activities.

  • Free subscription to AAA’s newsletters, research reports and policy papers.

  • Opportunity for group participation at national, regional and international conferences and forums on agribusiness industry.

  • Participation in agribusiness stakeholders’ meeting and forums where members can make contributions to the development of the industry.

Membership Categories

Core Members
This category is made up of small, medium and large scale corporate institutions such as financial institutions, processing companies, export trading companies, logistics and maritime companies engaged in legal agribusiness activities along the value chain. Only core members have a voting right at general meetings and elections nominate a representative on Board Committees. Click to Register

Ordinary members
These are agribusiness industry associations, cooperatives and farmers’ groups. Ordinary members will be entitled to all membership benefits and can vote at general meetings and elections. Click to Register

Associate Members
Associate members are institutions such as consulting firms, logistics companies, research institutions, universities, public and private organizations that are providing support services for the development of the agribusiness industry in Africa. Associate members are entitled to all membership benefits but cannot exercise a voting right at general meetings and elections. Click to Register

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