The whole process of strategic plan formulation will produce
political support and working partnerships even before a final plan is produced.
However, the plan cannot be used to the fullest until it has been written up and
circulated for comment, amended where necessary, and approved by the relevant
The shape of the strategic plan will depend very much on the
level at which planning has taken place, and the level of detail of the plan.
What follows is one suggestion that brings the principles and priority areas
that may have been decided at the highest level together with the strategies
that may have been formulated more