The External Review (ER) of WRI’s 2018-2022 Strategic Plan took place April to November 2021. The objective was to provide a high-level assessment of WRI’s progress implementing the Plan. The ER covered work undertaken by WRI’s Programs, Centers, International Offices, Delivery Platforms, and Core Functions. It included an assessment of the integration of the cross-cutting themes of poverty, gender, and social equity within WRI’s work. The ER also included an in-depth review of the Africa strategy.