The EENSAT steering committee is the decision-making body of the project and is chaired by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Ethiopia.
The Steering Committee will ensure that the project stays on track and has the mandate to take decisions about the project implementation. The Steering Committee convenes once a year and by special request through the Project Coordinator, in case a decision by the Steering Committee is required. The Steering Committee is chaired by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education and is composed of the Deans from the Universities of Addis Ababa, Bahir Dar and Mekelle and the University of Twente, Faculty of Geo-information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) and of a representative from the Ministry of Agriculture as advisory member.
The Steering Committee evaluates the project’s performance and decides on the new year plan submitted by the project team, once a year, in alignment with the annual reporting obligations to the donors.