CSCO is hosted by one of its members, The Advocates Colition for Development and Environment (ACODE). ACODE is an independent public policy research and advocacy Think Tank based in Uganda, working in the East and Southern Africa sub-regions on a wide range of public policy issues. The organization’s core business is policy research and analysis, policy outreach and capacity building. ACODE has the Environment and Natural Resource Governance Program, whose Manager is the CSCO Focal person at the host institution.
The CSCO Secretariat which comprises of a National Coordinator, a Program officer, Senior Research Fellow, Research officers, and a Communications Officer is hosted by ACODE. This team with the support of the host institution is mandated with running the day to day operations of the coalition.