​​FAFS is committed to promote and disseminate knowledge through higher education, research and outreach in food and agriculture, nutrition and dietetics, public health nutrition, agribusiness, landscape architecture, environment and natural resource management, and community and rural development as well as food safety and food security. These fields serve as a basis for improving the livelihoods and well-being of people in Lebanon, the Middle East, and the world. FAFS trains highly educated and motivated individuals whose professional performance consistently illustrates AUB's commitment to outreach to under-​ser​ved communities.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​