Agency For Integrated Rural Development
AFIRD is a national non-government organization (NGO) founded to fill the need for an integrated approach to rural development. Brought together by a group of professionals, it brings together vast experiences to foster development in Uganda.
With more focus on improving the livelihoods of vulnerable communities through capacity building in sustainable natural resource management to increase house hold income, AFIRD is currently promoting Sustainable Agriculture and Permaculture among smallholder farmers and schools respectively.
A society free from hunger and disease living in a peaceful and green environment
To enable the more vulnerable smallholder farmers in the increasingly urbanizing Wakiso, Mpigi and Mukono districts to be nutrition secure and to have increased income with a special emphasis on young people and to contribute to policy development and implementation towards sustainable farming in Uganda.