The advisory board of the Priority Programme steers the spokespersons, helps evaluating the SPP 1448 and gives advice on necessary programme revisions.
The advisory board comprises of the following persons:
Prof Dr Paul Nugent, historian and director of the African Studies Centre, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Dr Klaas van Walraven, political scientist and historian, African Studies Centre, Leiden, Netherlands
Prof Dr Anita Hardon, anthropologist, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands