The Ministry of Agriculture
The Ministry of Agriculture, through its Smallholder Agriculture Transformation and Agribusiness Revitalization Project (STAR-P), organized the forums. STAR-P is funded by the World Bank and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The project focuses on the oil palm, rice, and vegetable value chains and is implemented in Bomi, Gbarpolu, Grand Cape Mount, Grand Gedeh, and Lofa counties. Other counties include Margibi, Maryland, Nimba, and Sinoe.