The goal of the strategy is to contribute to elimination of hunger, malnutrition, and extreme poverty in the East African region by the year 2022. This will be achieved through three interrelated objectives.
Improving sustainable and inclusive agricultural production, productivity and trade of crops, animal and animal resources, fisheries, aquaculture, apiculture and forest products by 2022,
Strengthening resilience among households, communities and livelihood systems by promoting sustainable utilization of natural resources, environmental conservation and uptake of disaster risk reduction with enhanced post-harvest value addition by 2022, and
Improving access and utilization of nutritious, diverse and safe food by 2022.