The Invest Salone Resource Bank brings together a collection of resources related to Invest Salone’s work to encourage investment, generate exports, create jobs and diversify four key sectors in Sierra Leone. Pooling resources produced by Invest Salone and external contributors, this tool will grow to provide a broad range of resources related to investing and doing business in Sierra Leone. Use the filters below to explore the resources by type, sector, topic and more.
This article from Africa Renewal outlines how Africa’s travel and tourism industry is innovating due to the COVID-19 pandemic, by starting virtual safaris online while also seeking support to recover.
Planning for the worst and hoping for the best: Forecasting COVID-19 for sub-Saharan Africa
This report from the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change presents the analysis of the Covid-19 trajectory in 18 countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) – including those the Tony Blair…
Insights on African businesses’ reactions and outlook to COVID-19
A survey jointly developed and carried out, from 14 to 20 April 2020, by the African Trade Policy Centre of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and International Economics…
AfCFTA Year Zero Report
This report assesses African governments’ commitment and readiness for AfCFTA start of trading in light of COVID-19. The report concludes that AfCFTA should stay on track despite the impacts and…
Towards an integrated and coordinated response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the agricultural sector
This policy brief from AGRA proposes policy solutions for African countries on how to build resilience in the agriculture sector against the shocks of the COVID-19 pandemic.
IGC COVID-19 guidance note
This policy brief from the International Growth Centre outlines policy recommendations on smart containment strategies across Africa.
Coronavirus: for Africa’s sake, the West should be selfish this time
An article from The Africa Report about the dramatic return to Keynesian policies in Africa by those who once kept at arm’s length what they considered a sin: to recognise…
Guidance for mental health and psychosocial support for COVID-19
A report from the Africa Center for Disease Control and Preparation offering guidance to African Union Member States on key mental health and psychosocial support considerations in relation to COVID-19.…
Economic and market impact analysis of COVID-19 on West and Central Africa
A research brief produced by the World Food Programme analysing the impact of COVID-19 for the economy and markets of western and central Africa.
COVID-19 and smallholder producers’ access to markets
A research brief by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations on how smallholder farmers can respond to a health crisis, drawing on lessons learnt from Sierra Leone,…