West Coast Africa Development Commission was established by governments of eight member countries of West African states with the mission of facilitating the rapid, even and  sustainable development of the West African States comprising of Benin, Côte D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo into regions that are economically prosperous, socially  stable, ecologically regenerative and politically peaceful.

THE WEST COAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION (WCADC) MANDATE

*Formulation of policies and guidelines for the development of the West Coast Africa area.

*Conception, planning and implementation, in accordance with set rules and regulations, of projects and programs for sustainable development of the West Coast Africa area in the field of transportation including roads, health, employment, industrialization, agriculture, housing and urban development, water supply, electricity and telecommunications.

*Surveying the West Coast Africa in order to ascertain measures necessary to promote its physical and socio-economic development.

*Preparing master plans and schemes designed to promote the physical development of the West Coast Africa region and the estimation of the member states of the Commission.

*Implementation of all the measures approved for the development of the West Coast Africa region by the member countries of the Commission.

*Identify factors inhibiting the development of the West Coast Africa region and  assisting the member states in the formulation and implementation of policies to ensure sound and efficient management of the resources of the West Coast Africa region.

*Assessing and reporting on any project being funded or carried out in the region including non-governmental organizations, as well as ensuring that funds released for such projects are properly utilized.

*Executing such other works and performing such other functions, which in the option of the Commission are required for the sustainable development of the West Coast Africa region and its people.