Network Co-ordinating Institute (NECI)

This is the executive office of EAFRINET, and serves as a link between the NACIs, the Technical
Secretariat of BioNET-International, and other networks of BioNET-International. It has the following responsibilities: 
  • Function as the executive office of the LCC.
  • Co-ordinate the activities of EAFRINET according to the instructions and directions of the LCC. Prepare work programmes and budgets for approval by the LCC.
  • Draft reports on activities and EAFRINET Annual Report for the LCC.
  • Serve as an effective link between the NACIs, and the Technical Secretariat of BioNET-International.
  • Collect, collate, and disseminate information.
  • Organise EAFRINET meetings.
  • Serve as a repository of literature, documents, and papers relating to the network.
  • Liaise with and facilitate the operation of working groups and task forces.
  • Process funding proposals for donors on behalf of the LCC 

  • Liaise on behalf of EAFRINET with the BioNET-International Consultative Group and its Co-ordinating Committee.