Effective early childhood programming requires a foundation of strong partnerships that underlie an integration of services, and a multidisciplinary approach that recognises the important role played by each partner in contributing to improved child outcomes.
AfECN focuses on supporting national networking that targets ECD actors from different sectors — across the public, private, and community spectrums — and supports the development and delivery of national plans.
1. PROVIDE A NATIONAL ECD MAPPING AND AUDIT SUPPORT
Mobilise resources to support countries in conducting a mapping of all key ECD actors from different sectors spanning public, private and other non-state actors.
2. FACILITATE NATIONAL CROSS-SECTORAL NETWORKING
Mobilise financing to support the strengthening of existing and new networks and provide technical support in establishing a clear structure of governance."