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.
Contribute to the monitoring and evaluation of the fifth National Development Plan.
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 January to June 2006.