Shareholding
NFRA is wholly owned by the Malawi Government.

Reporting Structure
It reports directly to the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development (MOAIWD) as its policy line ministry; Administratively, to the Department of Statutory Corporations (DSC); Financially, to the Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development (MOFEPD).

Board of Trustees
The board of trustees is composed of members from both the Government and private sector. The current board has ten trustees from the private sector and three ex-officios from Government. The ex-officios come from MOAIWD, DSC and MOFEPD. The Board Chairperson is Pastor Frackson L. Kuyama.