FAO Sub- regional Office for West Africa gears its Information, Communication and Knowledge management on activities towards the development and implementation of strong communications programmes based on participation and consultation between member countries, governments, Sub-regional bodies, the media and the people across all the sub-region to produce an informed society which is understanding and supportive of FAOs policies, programmes and activities towards attaining agricultural development and food security in the Sub- region.
Principal areas include
- Promoting access to FAO's activities and programme information
- Establishing and facilitating Sub-regional information networks involving FAO and external stakeholders
- Providing support to Sub-regional and national agricultural information networks and systems
- Building capacities to establish and manage institutional and national agricultural information repositories.