WHAT IS THE ADF?

adf-home-pageThe Agricultural Development Fund (ADF) is a standalone government owned financial institution with the fundamental purpose of making credit available to the agriculture sector. The target clientele of the ADF includes small commercial farmers. As well as agribusinesses engaged in distribution of agricultural inputs, producers of high-value crops, processors and exporters of agricultural products. ADF functions as a wholesale lender, channeling credit through financial and non-financial institutions. Agricultural credit provided by the ADF is enabling farmers and other players in the agriculture sector to put in practice modern production, processing and market development practices acquired in the last decade.

ADF'S MISSION

ADF's MissionsTo stimulate growth of Afghanistan's agricultural sector by providing farmers and agribusinesses with access to financial services to increase productivity, improve the quality of their crops and harness market opportunities. This will support the MAIL's broader goals of restoring Afghanistan's licit agricultural economy & contribution.

HOW DOES ADF WORK?

How does ADF Work?Groups of small commercial farmers and business entrepreneurs engaged in agriculture, and who have a viable business idea can approach the ADF offices in Jalalabad, Herat, Mazar-e-Sharif, Bamyan or Kabul. Depending on the scale of their operation, experienced lending advisors will initiate a loan application, or will refer them to some of ADF's lending partners.

ADF'S TECHNICAL SERVICES

Technical ServicesFinancial intermediaries and agribusiness entrepreneurs borrowing funds from the ADF can access a variety of services to improve the productivity and quality, to reduce post-harvest loses and to access new markets.  The ADF provides these services to ensure the success of agribusiness endeavors and thereby enable its clients to honor their obligation to repay the loans.

MAIN OFFICE (KABUL)
Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL), Jamal Meena, District# 12,
Kabul-Afghanistan. Phone: +93 20 250 48 35, Email: info@adf-af.org

REGIONAL OFFICES

BALKH
Welayat Street, Bagh-e-Hozur, ACCI Building
Mazar-e-Sharif, Balkh
Phone: +93-799 123 451
HERAT
Herat Business Center, 4th Floor, Room #203,
Herat Afghanistan
Phone: +93-799 125 458
BAMYAN
Behind Bazar-e-Bamyan, Near Park-e-Sulh of DAIL, Second House, Bamyan, Afghanistan
Phone: +93-799 102 642
NANGARHAR
House # 1, Street # 5, Rokhan Meena, District 4,
Jalalabad City, Nangarhar
Phone: +93-796 148 078
KANDAHAR
Second Square, Aino Mina, ACCI Building, Ground Floor Office # 19, Kandahar City, Kandahar
Phone: +93-797 423 983


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