The Steering Committee is the highest authority of CAC-FRAS, it meets twice a year in person and is in a permanent consultation process virtually. Its members represent the institutions to which they belong and their tasks are to approve the strategies and work plans, monitor and evaluate their compliance, approve the budget and review the appropriate use of funds. The Committee guides the work of the Executive Secretariat and has the responsibility to support in the search for financing for the fulfillment of the strategic plan. The Steering Committee has drawn up and uses the statutes of the network to guide its decisions.
The Executive Secretary is responsible for the implementation of the work plan directly or by coordinating its compliance through National Forums, working groups or through specific partners, as the case may be. The Secretariat is responsible for the administration of financial resources and the relationship with GFRAS. The members of the Steering Committee are expected to assume responsibilities for representing the network in global or regional working groups, such as evaluation, gender, capacity development, among others.
The National CAC-FRAS Forums aim to raise the issue of extension in the national debate. They work by identifying, classifying and articulating relevant actors for the joint creation of a work plan with a view to influencing the country's policies. The Thematic Groups arise from the interest of network members to treat rural extension issues from a particular perspective. These groups contribute specific knowledge and skills to the network and whose action is also coordinated by the Executive Secretariat.