CAPSA's mission is to strengthen South-South dialogue and intraregional learning on poverty, food insecurity and sustainable agriculture through research, advocacy and networking, capacity development, and policy advice. Specifically, CAPSA engages in the following activities:
Identify, coordinate and promote research across the region on issues related to CAPSA's mandate and of relevance to member states.
Advocacy and Networking
Establish networks and disseminate policy recommendations and good practices to policymakers, opinion leaders and civil society.
Develop capacity of governments and civil society for introduction and implementation of policy recommendations and good practices.
Synthesize research findings from across the region (and beyond) and translate them into policy recommendations.