Core values

  • Clear organizational direction – carry out programs and activities that will contribute to the achievement of the organization’s defined vision, mission and objectives;
  • Unity and cohesion – support and implement mutually agreed upon activities, and individually and collectively uphold the integrity of the organization;
  • Quality service – commitment to delivering quality service to member institutions; and
  • Cooperation – seek sustainable partnerships aimed at empowering rural and agricultural communities in Asia-Pacific region.

Strategic objectives

  1. Foster collaborative sharing of innovations, best practices and knowledge solutions in agricultural financing and rural development;
  2. Promote better understanding of financial, monetary, banking and economic development issues particularly as they relate to agriculture and rural sectors through training and research;
  3. Facilitate mobilization and deployment of experts from APRACA members and non-member institutions for the conduct of consultancy services in support of the APRACA’s objectives and programs;
  4. Encourage greater dissemination and use of high-quality knowledge on rural and agricultural finance through publications;
  5. Enhance partnerships and networks for expanded sharing, learning and dissemination of knowledge on agricultural finance and rural development; and
  6. Strengthen APRACA’s organizational and financial capacity for effective, efficient and sustainable operations.