Why Join AFSTA?

  1. Visibility: Member company’s logo is listed on AFSTA website and linked to the website of the members.
  1. Directory listing in the African Seed Magazine: All members contact addresses are published annually in the African Seed Magazine distributed during the annual congress and is also available on line.
  1. Provision of up to date information on seed matters: You will have information on the seed industry in Africa regularly through our quarterly electronic newspaper (E-Review) and Flash News sent from time to time when important news on the seed industry come up
  1. Access to our website: All AFSTA members are given a username and password to access the AFSTA website. Once logged in using these credentials (username and password), you will be able to offer seed items for sale
  1. Low Congress Fees: Members pay lower rates when registering to AFSTA annual congresses
  1. Official introduction: New members are officially introduced at the AFSTA General Assembly which gives them a lot of visibility, given Membership Certificates and have an opportunity to make a short speech during the event
  1. Networking: AFSTA offers members more opportunities to network with the African seed business people and companies hence opportunity to expand own business in the continent.
  1. Platform to share experiences: Members use AFSTA as a platform to share experiences, show case their products and discuss issues that improve their businesses and trade in high quality seeds.
  1. Knowledge: AFSTA members get the opportunity to appreciate the various linkages and use them to improve their seed businesses.
  2. Integration: The annual congresses venue rotates among the member countries and this offers members an opportunity to interact and learn from the diverse cultures in Africa.