1 The expansion and strengthening of the study of the Earth and other planets including their environments in African continent
2 Facilitating cooperation among scientists, national, regional and international scientific organizations, which are involved in geophysical and other related research.
3 Initiations of, as well as participations in, new research and training programs
4 Popularizations of various geophysical research and training programs in African continent via scientific conferences, publications and trainings - short and long terms.
Solid Earth Science (geology, geodesy, geophysics, geochemistry, biogeosciences)
Atmospheric Science (Small scale and local wind systems, air pollution, mesoscale processes, global wind systems, cyclones, weather forecasting, atmospheric chemistry, global climate and its change, meteorology)
Ocean Science (Estuarine and costal oceanography, ocean circulation, marine biogeochemistry, paleoceanography, marine geology, and atmosphere-ocean coupling.
Astronomy and Planetary Science (interior, surface, magnetosphere, ionosphere, and upper atmosphere of solar system bodies other than earth, cosmology)
Solar and Terrestrial (sun, interplanetary medium, heliosphere, the magnetosphere, ionosphere, and upper atmosphere of planet earth, space weather)
Hydrological Science (Hydrometeorology, Surface Water Hydrology, Ground Water Hydrology,Water Resources Planning and Management, Hydroinformatics)