FoodAfrica Programme is coordinated by Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke). The other cooperating partners are four CGIAR institutions and two Finnish universities:
- Bioversity International
- International Food Policy Institute (IFPRI)
- International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
- World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)
- University of Helsinki
- HAMK University of Applied Sciences
FoodAfrica programme personnel includes researchers from six countries.