Agriculture for Sustainable Future Multipurpose Co-operative Society Limited is registered in Nigeria and is saddled with the responsibility of arranging credit, improved seeds, agricultural implements, fertilizers, sanitation, health etc. for members.
The main task of this co-operative society is to arrange for short term credit for its members in order to help them improve their agriculture and other trade and business.
ASF MPCS Ltd. arranges supply of seeds, fertilizers, agriculture implements etc. to the members. They also arrange for irrigation facilities so that the members may be able to have higher agricultural yields.
ASF MPCS Ltd. does not only help farmers to improve their agriculture but also helps them in marketing of the goods. Through such facilities they get proper price for the agricultural products and other goods produced by its members.
ASF MPCS Ltd. helps members to set up other trades and industries. Through these cottage industries and small-scale industries, the economic condition of the members is improved and they are able to improve their standard of living.
ASF MPCS Ltd. provides various types of facilities for their members, improve their standard of living. They also carry out the programme of health, education and social education. They make arrangements for health and economic facilities, education and recreation for their members.
ASF MPCS Ltd.acts as saving agencies and encourage their members to save a part of their income for their future needs. Through these savings, the members are able to get loans and also solve their problems.
ASF MPCS Ltd.apart from these functions discharge the following functions:
a) Purchase various things for their members at a reasonable price and supply them.
b) In order to convert the un-economic holding into economic these societies take a consolidation of holdings and co-operative farming.
c) Try to solve the disputes between members through arbitration and adjudication.
Thus this multi-operative society discharges large number of functions for their members. The functions depend upon the interest and the object of the members. If the members are anxious to do more things, the multi-purpose co-operative society can take on other functions also.