|The LCC is composed of representatives from
the NACIs, other relevant East African agencies, and the NECI. It has the
Promote, maintain, and sustain EAFRINET
and its activities by securing the necessary commitment and financial support
of member governments and donor agencies, and through good management of
Serve as an advisory body on taxonomy by providing
the best possible advice on relevant taxonomic matters in the East African
Appoint and oversee the activities of the NECI
and enable it to serve as an effective and executive office of the LCC.
Prescribe the mandates of all co-ordinating institutes
within EAFRINET (NECI and NACIs), and terms of references for working groups
and task forces.
Devise and enable the implementation of work programs
and other activities designed to achieve EAFRINET objectives.
Draw up the network budget for core activities
and work programs, and oversee the use of allocated resources.
Manage budgets of specific programs from member
contributions and donors.
Meet at least annually to conduct EAFRINET business,
especially to evaluate progress and outputs in relation to inputs, and
to identify needs.
Represent member states on the BioNET-International
Consultative Group and its Co-ordinating Committee.