The Authority is managed by the Board comprising of thirteen members appointed by the Minister, from the following disciplines and groups:
- Science and Technology;
- Environment And Natural Resources;
- Commerce, Trade And Industry;
- Traditional Authorities; and
- Two other persons.
The Board functions through Committees such as the Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) and Administration and Finance Committee (A&FC). However the Board can also appoint other functional committees as need arises.
THE SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The Scientific Advisory Committee consists of nine scientific experts from any of the following fields:
- Breeding and Genetics;
- Weed Science;
- Molecular Biology;
- Food Science;
- Microbiology; and