The Scientific Committee, made up of 12 members, appointed by the
Executive and with the Executive Secretary serving as a member
ex-officio, is the third governing organ of CODESRIA.
The Scientific Committee is the third governing organ of CODESRIA. It is made up of 12 members who are appointed by the Executive Committee, and the appointment ratified by the General Assembly. The Executive Secretary also serves an ex-officio member. Appointment of members takes into account gender, generational, sub-regional, and linguistic and disciplinary diversity of the African social science community. The Scientific Committee meets at least once a year. The current members of the Scientific Committee are: