The Platform has a Board, its main decision-making body, which comprises the focal points of all Platform members that pay an agreed annual membership fee.
The Platform has Co-Chairs, 2 who are elected ad personam by the Board members and serve for two years. The Platform Co-Chairs also serve as Chairs of the Board.
The Secretariat is the Platform’s management unit. It supports the implementation of the annual work programme, for which it has executive authority. It currently comprises three full-time staff members: a Secretariat Coordinator, a Communications Coordinator and an Administrative Assistant. Since 2020, the Secretariat has been hosted by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) in Rome, Italy.