Producing data-based knowledge for institutions, academia and policy makers that operate in the national and international arena regarding the local, rural, urban and all other spaces of life,
Contributing to current conceptual discussions in the fields of agriculture, food and ecology,
Contributing to the solutions for global concerns such as preventing ecological destruction and increasing social welfare with a holistic perspective,
Developing and implementing projects on the protection of nature, agroecology/ biodiversity and cultural diversity together with companies, local governments, grassroots organizations, public institutions, and other organizations that are for the public interests,
Strengthening institutional capacities of all kinds of initiatives, local governments, producers and consumer organizations that approach sustainability problems with ecological, rights-based and gender equality concerns,
Creating mechanisms that combine local and academic/scientific knowledges for social and ecological benefit,
Designing and implementing sustainable programs, models, projects, and plans that would contribute to the eradication of rural poverty, and to the creation of new possibilities for a decent life.