The Institutional Strengthening and Development thematic area contributes to the PLA goal through consolidating existing new strategic partnerships and creating new ones in order to implement its programmes. It further builds the capacity of implementing partners; its staff and the Board; and regularly carry out organizational capacity assessments to inform systems and structural reviews. PLA further conducts performance reviews for its staff and ensure continuous staff development and growth, evaluation of programmes; and mobilize resources in order to deliver the aspirations of this strategic plan.