It is composed of the Chairman of the Governing Board and seven members from the five sub-regions of the African continent, the representative of Morocco (host country) and the Director-General. Its role is to examine and make recommendations on the documents to be submitted to the Governing Board.
The new members of the Executive Committee of CAFRAD for a period of three years 2012/2014:
Western Africa: The Gambia, Mali, Côte d’Ivoire
Eastern Africa: Sudan
Central Africa: Cameroun, Gabon
Southern Africa: Zimbabwe
Northern Africa: Libya
Morocco (host country): Permanent Member of the Executive Committee.