Partner Countries

Burkina faso
Côte d’Ivoire
Sierra Leone

Overall Goal

Contribute to Improved Women, New-born, Child and Adolescent Wellbeing (WNCAW) in West Africa

General Objective

Contribute to Improved and Equitable Women, New-born, Child and Adolescent Wellbeing (WNCAW) policies and interventions in West Africa by catalysing and supporting multi-stakeholder, multi-level leadership, evidence informed advocacy, and networking for agenda setting, decision making and implementation within countries keeping a gender equity perspective at all levels

Specific Objectives

  1. Strengthen capacities of stakeholders (civil society, media, researchers /academia, decision makers at all levels) and implementers at multi-levels within countries in West Africa to work together to identify priority issues for improved Women, New-born, Child and Adolescent Wellbeing (WNCAW)
  2. Improve availability and use of appropriately packaged evidence by decision makers at all levels to inform policy and interventions development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation related to priority issues for improved WNCAW
  3. Strengthen capacities of stakeholder to conduct evidence based advocacy for improved WNCAW
  4. Establish a collaborative regional framework to validate and disseminate the effect of these strategies and interventions in the West African sub-region and document and share lessons for improvements in evidence informed policy making
  5. Conduct formative assessment research to generate evidence to inform and improve program design and summative evaluation of processes, intermediate outcomes (outputs) and lessons for interventions to improve WNCAW in West Africa