- 5 Founding partners: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), World Bank Group, World Health Organization (WHO) and World Trade Organization (WTO).
- Developing country experts
- STDF Secretariat
- Other organizations: AUC, CABI, COLEACP, EIF, GFSI, IICA, ITC, OECD, OIRSA, SSAFE, UNCTAD
and UNIDO among others
- Project partners from the public and private sector including: developing country government agencies, regional and international organizations, NGOs, universities and research institutes, industry associations and private sector companies.