Nutrition policy in West Africa – Evidence Note

This brief summarizes nutrition-relevant policies, strategies, and action plans in West Africa. With a focus on the six nutrition challenges that make up the World Health Assembly global targets, we examine:

i) nutrition context, policy objectives, indicators, budget, and activities,

ii) key beneficiaries, actors and coordination,

iii) monitoring, evaluation, and accountability, and

iv) the extent to which current policies are aligned with the World Health Assembly targets.