February 25, 2016

This is a slide presentation on the USAID/West Africa Regional Health Office's FY 2016-2020 Concept Note for the Project Appraisal Design. 

February 25, 2016

This publicly shared document provides information gathered from the Stakeholders Meeting (January 13, 2016) that introduced the RHO Concept Note and discussion around key questions such as achieving scalable impact in Family Planning and HIV, engaging more partners, and learning how treatment coverage can be improved in West Africa. The discussion, inputs, and resulting themes were utilized during the RHO Project Activity Design (PAD) Planning Retreat on January 26 - 27, 2016 and will continue to influence the direction of RHO activities. The RHO is publicly sharing this document and encourages comments and feedback from all interested parties and stakeholders on the West Africa Regional Health Office Concept Paper or this report via

January 28, 2016

Using maps derived from satellite imagery together with on-the-ground data validation, the USAID Land Use and Land Cover (LULC) project has identified West Africa’s hotspots—landscapes that have undergone major environmental changes. This week, the project presented its findings for Côte d’Ivoire at the International Conference on Spatial Observation for Sustainable Management of Forests and Land in Central and West Africa. 

January 15, 2016

Report on West Africa's Second Key Population Regional Meeting which took place in Lomé, Togo from  October 27 – 29, 2015.

USAID West Africa Regional Mission Director, Alexandre Deprez, and the Executive Secretary of CILSS, Djime Adoum at the signing
December 17, 2015

The United States Government and the Permanent Inter-State Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS) are expanding their partnership to support broad-based economic growth and resilience in West Africa.  Through a new agreement, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) pledges to provide up to U.S. $241 million of support over the next four years for activities that will: