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.
Its members are
appointed by the General Assembly taking in account the to the gender,
generational, sub-regional linguistic, and disciplinary, diversity of
the African social science community. The Scientific Committee meets
at least once yearly and is accountable to the General Assembly for