The MDG Centre West & Central Africa (WCA) supports West and Central African countries to develop and implement operational strategies aimed at achieving the Millennium Development Goals and provides close and decentralized scientific and technical leadership, guidance and direction to support the development of strategies, methodologies, technological- and policy-related interventions of the Millennium Villages Project (MVP), the Millennium Cities initiative (MCI) and MDG-based development processes at the regional, country and district (meso) levels. The mission of the center is to synthesize science-based knowledge and best practices on the MDGs to inform local and national development processes and programs in West and Central Africa; generate, publish and share scientific knowledge as to support local and national processes in order to accelerate the attainment of the MDGs

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