The first part of the paper describes the three main pattern
of agricultural production, i e. concessions, commercial farms
and traditional farms, and analyses the institutional support
available for agricultural development.It, is concluded that
the institutions do not meet the requirements.
The second part outlines the possible development of institutions
to support agricultural and rural development under Liberian
conditions. The proposed strategy includes administrative,
economic and training aspects. The training requirements for
implementation are also outlined.