In 2003, IUCN, FIBA, WWF, and Wetlands International launched the Regional Marine and Coastal Conservation Program (PRCM) for West Africa. To date, this Coalition boasts a membership of over 50 organisations. This poster is designed to represent the Coalition, strong and in action, and refers to the motivating factors and key milestones of the partnership building process, as well as the major obstacles encountered and solutions provided. The poster focuses on capitalizing PRCM experience and achievements, especially with regard to biodiversity conservation and good governance, by prompting influential and harmonized government policies for the management of the West African coastal and marine zone. It open the debate on issues requiring a strong coalition, and perspectives with regard to the major challenges in the West African context.