Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique
Conselho para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Ciências Sociais em África
مجلس تنمية البحوث الإجتماعية في أفريقيا
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The Scientific Committee

The Scientific Committee is the organ of CODESRIA that is responsible for the scientific evaluation of CODESRIA programs and contributes to the development of the Council’s scientific agenda. The Committee also contributes to the implementation of programmes and activities of the Council to materialise the strategic plan set by the General Assembly. It is made up of 12 members appointed by the Executive Committee, and ratified by the General Assembly. The Executive Secretary serves as an ex-officio member. The appointment of members of the Committee 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:

Current Members of the Scientific Committee


Theresa Moyo


Mamadou Diouf


Manthia Diawara


Carlos Lopes


Alemayehu Geda


Kmar Bendana


Cristiano Matsinhe


Emmanuel Akyeampong


Aituaje Irene Pogoson


Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja


Ammara Bekkouche


Lyn Ossome

September 7 2017