Resource bank

Explore this resource bank to find toolkits, advice and information for business in Sierra Leone, as well as COVID-19 resources including health advice, policy responses and guides for businesses. Search key words or use the filter buttons to refine your search.

Invest Salone Insights: Cocoa in Sierra Leone

This series showcases key industries in Sierra Leone including the cocoa sector. Find out the current situation, challenges and opportunities for investing in cocoa in Sierra Leone.

Topic: Investment
Sector: Cocoa
Geographic Focus: Sierra Leone
Published by: Invest Salone

Invest Salone Insights: Oil palm in Sierra Leone

This series showcases key industries in Sierra Leone including the oil palm sector. Find out the current situation, challenges and opportunities for investing in oil palm in Sierra Leone.

Topic: Investment
Sector: Oil palm
Geographic Focus: Sierra Leone
Published by: Invest Salone

Invest Salone Insights: Coffee in Sierra Leone

This series showcases key industries in Sierra Leone including the coffee sector. Find out the current situation, challenges and opportunities for investing in coffee in Sierra Leone.

Topic: Investment
Sector: Agriculture
Geographic Focus: Sierra Leone
Published by: Invest Salone

Invest Salone Insights: Cashew in Sierra Leone

This series showcases key industries in Sierra Leone including the cashew nut sector. Find out the current situation, challenges and opportunities for investing in cashew nut in Sierra Leone.

Topic: Investment
Geographic Focus: Sierra Leone
Published by: Invest Salone

Spotlight on Innovation: Red Lion Bakery goes online

This series showcases businesses in Sierra Leone that are finding innovative ways to operate. The Red Lion Bakery became the first bakery in Sierra Leone to introduce online sales. Read about their story here.

Topic: Entrepreneurship and innovation
Sector: Other
Geographic Focus: Sierra Leone
Published by: Invest Salone

How business can help in the building of national coalitions to fight COVID-19

A summary of an online discussion, convened by Business Fights Poverty, about what is making national COVID-19 collaborations work, lessons that need to be learned and how these can be replicated.

Topic: Business resilience, COVID-19
Sector: Other
Geographic Focus: International
Published by: Business Fights Poverty

United Nations (UN) Goodwill Ambassadors, Idris and Sabrina Elba, launch appeal for IFAD’s $200 million coronavirus relief fund for rural communities

An International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) news article about the IFAD Rural Poor Stimulus Facility which aims to lessen the impact of COVID-19 on rural small-scale farmers and producers in Sierra Leone.

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Sierra Leone COVID-19 situation report 1-17 March 2020

A UNICEF situation report that provides an overview of the COVID-19 situation and humanitarian needs in Sierra Leone. This report highlights UNICEF’s COVID-19 response activities in Sierra Leone.

Topic: COVID-19, Health and safety, Safeguarding
Sector: Other
Geographic Focus: Sierra Leone
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