news 6 June 2018 Country of Focus:GhanaRegional Advanced leadership development short course The African Nutrition Leadership Programme, IFPRI and Transform Nutrition West Africa are excited to announce a new 5-day leadership course that is aimed at developing more advanced leadership capabilities to lead change in multisectoral environments If you are looking to strengthen your ability to lead and you are working in the ECOWAS region in a multisectoral setting in agriculture or nutrition and your work is in some way aligned with the aims of CAADP or SUN this course might just be ideal for you. The 5-day course will be hosted from 19-23 November 2018 in Accra, Ghana. The closing date for applications is on 24 August at 12h00 CAT For more information please visit the website and online application at www.tnwa.africanutritionleadership.org Background Transform Nutrition West Africa are offering 5-day courses on ‘Advanced leadership Development’ based on the African Nutrition Leadership Program (ANLP). These will be held in November 2018, Accra and November 2019 in Senegal. The ANLP is grounded in leadership development theories and aims to both develop leadership capabilities and cultivate effective networks for nutrition regionally in Africa and at national level. The ANLP pays particular attention to the complexities of interpersonal interactions among different stakeholders in multisectoral environments for agenda setting, advocacy, decision-making, coordination, and collaborative synergies for nutrition action.