1. Manage and optimise its financial and other resources to further the social and economic welfare of small farmers and their families;
  2. Set up and develop schemes and projects, including schemes for agro processing enterprises and schemes in respect of loans or other financial assistance, for the welfare of small farmers and their families;
  3. Create special funds to operate any scheme set up by the Board and to receive contributions or other monies from small farmers or other sources;
  4. Perform such other activity as appears to be necessary for, and conducive to the promotion of, the welfare of small farmers in general.