• To support national and sub-regional programmes for sustainable agricultural development,conservation and sustainable use of the environment and biodiversity.
  • To assist East African member governments to meet their commitments to Agenda 21 of UNCED, and their obligations as signatories to the Convention on Biological Diversity. 
  • To serve as an effective enabling activity under-pinning the broader interventions needed to assist East African member governments to achieve full implementation of the Convention. 
  • To provide member governments and international organizations, NGOs, IGOs, and donors that have biological programmes within the subregion, with the best possible advice on taxonomic matters, and the best possible services in support of these programmes.
NetWork Co-ordinating Institute (NECI)
Loop Co-ordinating Committee (LCC)
National Co-ordinating Institute (NACI)
National Institutions (NIs)
Working Groups