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TAA is an association of over 600 members, operated according to our Constitution. The TAA is a UK registered charity (No 800863). We are governed by an executive committee that is elected at the annual general meeting held in November each year.
To download a summary brochure, click here.
Our New Mailing Address
As a registered charity, we rely on donations from our members and supporters. If you would like to make a donation, please click here. You could also consider leaving a bequest in your will in favour of TAA, visit the TAAF pages or contact the Treasurer for information.
Executive Committee (key members)
Click here to see the full list of ExCo members, their experience and contacts. The Committee meets about every three months to plan and co-ordinate TAA activities. Click here for scheduled ExCo dates.
The Annual general meeting is held in November. Click here to read the latest Chairman & General Secretary's Report.
The Trustees, who include the Chairman, General Secretary, Treasurer, Membership Secretary and Coordinating Editor, accept responsibility for directing the affairs of TAA and ensuring that it delivers its charitable objects, in particular:
ExCo has a wider mandate in running TAA affairs.
Responsible for the management of different aspect of TAA's operations:
Operate in areas of specific interest to members to develop and build consensus in:
Tropical Agriculture Award Fund
Makes awards to graduates and MSc students to gain overseas experience in tropical agriculture and environmental conservation through projects with corporate members or other organisations
(chaired by the TAA Vice-Chairman) considers candidates for:
TAA insurance cover
Public & Products Liability at £5,000,000, Trustees Indemnity at £100,000 and Legal Expenses cover at £100,000