1. Promotes people-centered development.
  2. Recognition & respect for indigenous knowledge, creativity & innovations.
  3. Commitment to action, result, and impact.
  4. Support for recognition of, equity and justice to small-scale farmers, Pastoralists and the landless.
  5. Gender Sensitive Development.
  6. Transparency, accountability and constructive self-criticism.
  7. Commitment to partnership and through networking and collaboration.
  8. Support for the struggle against exploitive practices especially those against small scale farmers.