Goals, Objectives and Services offered by ASD
o To introduce modernizing agriculture through innovative, sustainable and environment friendly agricultural technology with emphasis on organic agriculture to increase yields and alleviate the poverty of the small farmers.
o To uplift the socioeconomic aspects of the deprived sections of the community especially women, without distinction of caste, religion and sex etc.
o To promote human rights awareness among the women, men, and youth belonging to low income areas.
o To put forward participatory process and cooperative actions by providing social and technical guidance to uninitiated community groups for sustainable development and environment conservation.
o To seek out sustainable solutions to the rising problems of the peripheral community groups through research and experimentation.
o To support and strengthen voluntary organizations in Pakistan working through participatory process of development to respond to the expressed needs of their communities.
o To enhance basic health standards by different Health Education Programs.To rehabilitate and converse natural resources to ensure the sustainable development of agriculture.
o To impart training and support of local human resources for devising and implementing development projects and programs.
ASD services include:
o Project management
o Monitoring and Evaluation
o Social mobilization
o Skill development
o Agriculture, Land and Water Management
o Poverty Alleviation
o Environment (forestry, and alternate energy resources)
o Education (Formal and non-formal)
o Family Support Services
o Community Health
o Group Formation/ Social Mobilization
o Food Security.
o Conservation Agricultural technology.
o Propagation of Organic & Sustainable Agricultural Technology.