Our mission is to enable our members to create, capture, access and disseminate information to achieve a more productive and sustainable use of the world's land, water, and renewable natural resources. To further this mission: IAALD connects agricultural information specialists worldwide, providing platforms and spaces for information dissemination, exchange and knowledge sharing; IAALD convenes agricultural information specialists worldwide, organising meetings and catalyzing dialogue among all agricultural information stakeholders; IAALD communicates and advocates the value of knowledge and information to its members and others, improving the status and practice of agricultural information management and dissemination; IAALD collaborates with members and other partner organisations, facilitating and catalyzing educational and other opportunities across agricultural information communities.