The EfD initiative has a Secretariat, a Research Committee, a Coordinationon Comittee and Advisory Committees. Each EfD center is managed by a Coordinator.
The EfD Secretariat handles the day-to-day management of the initiative and the support of the EfD centers.
The Research Committee has the overall responsibility for screening and selecting research projects.
The Coordination Committee supports the EfD Secretariat.
Advisory Committees act as a consituting bodies for each center.
The EfD Coordinators manage the EfD centers, situated in different countries.