Membership of AfroAgEng is open to all engineers and other professionals interested in the discipline and practice of engineering in agriculture, food, environment and other industries. This includes scientists, academics, researchers, industry practitioners (input suppliers, farmers, postharvest operators, processors, and manufacturers), consultants, policy experts and students.


Formal qualification in agricultural engineering or any other academic discipline is not required and we welcome international membership.


Membership categories include:

Non-Corporate Membership

  • Student Membership
  • Individual Membership
  • Life membership
  • Fellows – Individual and life members may become Fellows of AfroAgEng following a nomination process


Corporate Membership

  • Academic Department Membership
  • National/Regional Institute/Society
  • Corporate Member



In addition to contributing to fulfilling the objectives of AfroAgEng as outlined in the Aims, the following are additional benefits of belonging to the Society:

  • Giving something back to our profession by sharing expertise and mentoring young professionals.
  • Automatic membership of the CIGR.
  • Reduced conference registration fees.
  • News on calls for research proposals, training opportunities and events.
  • Opportunities to represent at a Continental level. .



Joining AfroAgEng is easy.


Review and complete correct form and Email the and start getting involved.

Individual and life members may become Fellows of AfroAgEng following a nomination process (membership fee remains the same)


Membership form downloads

Please return application to: 

Chikondi Gurira, Administrator,




Prof. Jeff Smithers

Secretary, AfroAgEng

University of KwaZulu-Natal, School of Engineering,

Pietermaritzburg Campus, Private Bag X01, Scottsville, 3209 South Africa or