About Us

Who We Are!

Aqua-Farms Organization existed since 2016 and was legally registered in July 2017 under NGO Act No. 24 of 2002 of the United Republic of Tanzania with 13 founding members who came together with the aim of ensuring development and food security is achieved through environmentally friendly aquaculture and rebuild-ed fisheries. Moreover, AFO has committed to contribute to the achievement of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) number 1. No Poverty, 2. Zero Hunger, 3. Good Health and Well-being, 13. Climate Action and 14. Life Below Water.

Our Vision

AFO- envisions to be an excellent Organization in replenishing aquatic resources with community-based conservation and sustainable aquaculture.

Our Mission

We enhance food access and income generation to the community through research, training, workshops and collaboration in Aquaculture and Fisheries

Our Objectives

  • Promoting environmental friendly and economic competitive aquaculture;
  • Supporting conservation of aquatic environment and stock enhancement;
  • Supporting research on sustainable exploitation of aquatic resources and aquaculture;
  • Improving community health of the lacustrine and coastal communities;
  • Empowering youth and women in utilization of aquatic resources and aquaculture.

Our Values

We’re an open source NGO. We work in a transparent and collaborative way to share our values, mission approach and success stories and failures from what we learn

We work in diverse and inclusive teams where all members have a voice and influence.

We have high standards of correct information and approach and aren’t afraid to be self-critical or externally criticized. If something doesn’t work, we change our approach until we’re on the right course.

We are accountable for the communities we support, for maximum impact as well as accountable for our partners and supporters.

Boost morale and camaraderie, increase job satisfaction and help employees stretch their abilities and raise their profile.

We create an environment that enables creativity and innovation, and give space for innovation and learning.