The Mission of WCADC is "to catalyse efforts of the people of the region, to help them restructure their rural societies and to reconstruct the economy of their rural people, by launching concerted, and wherever possible, cooperative action with determination, by the people of the region as follows.

• Human Resource Development (HRD)
• Collaboration with International/Regional Organisations and Networking
• Meeting of Technical Programme Comittee (TPC)
• Publication and Documentation
• Development Pilot Projects
• Deputation of Experts/Consultants
• Participative Technical Cooperation Programme
• Research Studies
• Retreat for Senior Officials in-charge of
• Rural Development and Inter-Ministerial Summit
• Strengthening of Centres of Excellence