Promoting Agri-Business by encouraging institutional and private sector investments and linkages to ensure the empowerment of all farmers in the country.
To link small farmers to technology as well as to the markets in association with private, corporate or cooperative sector and if necessary, by providing backward and forward linkages.
SFAC secretariat is being strengthened in terms of man power resources, office equipment and utilization of external services so that it is enabled to play an effective role in promoting the interest of the farming community as a whole.
To catalyze agro-industrial growth in the country based on the principles of:
a) Ecological sustainability
b) Economic efficiency
c) Social equity
To undertake or assist in undertaking programs for employment generation, growth and diversification of agriculture & agro-based industries to increase food production and export of agriculture products, in both primary and processed forms.
To identify and promote post-harvest processing/manufactures units in the public , private and cooperative sector
To promote organization of marketing chain both for domestic and export marketing
To influence Government policies for agriculture, there by increasing the flow of resources and augmenting the rate of capital formation in agriculture sector
To pave the way for establishment of integrated producers' organizations with forward and backward linkages
To prepare, print and publish papers, periodicals, monographs in furtherance of the objectives of the society.
SFAC in addition to the endeavors complying with its core objectives, also takes up implementation of the schemes and programs of various Government of India (GOI) Ministries and Departments and other Financial Institutions and Banks on a service charge basis. The SFAC society is currently implementing the following schemes and programs viz.
1. The Schematic Pattern of Assistance from SFAC, out of GOI grants-in-aid for promotion of value addition in the hands of farmers, through setting up part-processing, Semi-processing and full-processing facilities, through the setting up of Agri-Business ventures all over the country mostly in collaboration with the private sector. and active corporation of commercial banks.
2. SFAC also provides to agri-business projects involving value addition in the hands of the farmers. Most of these projects involve agri-partner and post harvest management, marketing etc.
3. Horticulture Mission For North East And Himalayan States (HMNEH) on Behalf of the Department of Agriculture & Cooperation, which seeks to create a viable alternative livelihood option for the people of NER, taking into account the entire gamut of horticulture development, with all backward and forward linkages in a holistic manner..