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The Tropical Agriculture Association welcomes all who are interested in aspects of international agricultural development. Agriculture is deemed to include farming (crops and animals), agricultural economics, forestry and agro-forestry, fisheries, rural sociology, geography, climatology, environmental science, ecology and wider rural development issues, including those in urban and peri-urban areas.

Join us now to participate in the Association's activities and enjoy the benefits of membership that include:
  • Agriculture for Development journal
  • Access to the full website
  • Seminars and field trips organized by four UK regional groups
  • Two annual memorial lectures by internationally known experts
  • Online directory of members available as consultants (upload your CV) 
  • Access to membership of the UK Forum on Agricultural Research for Development
  • Access to events hosted by the APPG on Agriculture & Food for Development
  • Networking between agriculture professionals, via our 'Opinions' and 'Reminiscences' pages.
  • Job Vacancies and Opportunities
  • Career summaries (upload your summary).
Membership Application Procedure

For new members there are Two options are available
  1. Download Membership Application Form (WORD), complete the form and send to the membership secretary with a cheque, pay by BACS, on-line via Paypal. or preferably by standing order.
  2. Complete the Online Membership Application Form, after which the applicant will be led to Paypal to pay the appropriate amount. 
Please note that the Paypal method of payment involves a deduction of commission from TAA.

The preferable method 
of payment (and best value for money for TAA) is to create an annual Standing Order, either through your on-line banking system or by downloading and completing a Standing Order form, and sending it to directly to your bank for actioning. You can contact our Treasurer for the TAA bank details, to which BACs transfers should be made. 

Please also remember to sign a "Gift Aid Form". This allows us to claim back 25 pence of every pound you give.
Note that all membership applications are subject to approval by the TAA Executive Committee or its nominee. Please enter the name of a sponsoring TAA member on your application form or send us a copy of your CV. Criteria for membership are listed under Section II of our Constitution.

Update your Membership Details

You can do this simply, on-line. On the membership page, logon with your membership number and password (if you need help, click here), click on the drop down menu 'View your member profile'. This reveals your details, which you can amend.   

Membership Rates

The following annual subscription rates will apply from 1st July 2016. Please make sure that you amend your Standing Orders now: these are paid on 1st August 2016.
New members joining after 1st April will receive full benefits until 30th June the following year.

Membership Category


1. Full Individual: printed copies Agriculture for Development (all ages) 50
2. Online Individual: online access to Agriculture for Development (all ages) 40
3. Student Member:  online access to Agriculture for Development 15
4. Institutional/ Corporate member 120
5. TAAF Awardee 1 year Free
6. Honorary Free