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.

COVID-19: Repurposing Manufacturing to Address Medical-Equipment Shortages in Africa

A report by the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change outlining the importance of re-purposing in the manufacturing industry in Africa in order to effectively respond to the COVID-19 crisis and answering the need for essential medical equipment.

When a global virus meets local realities: Coronavirus (COVID-19) in West Africa

A report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development that takes stock of some of the potential impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and outlines a number of policy implications to help support government action.

Multiple crises threatens to reverse the good crop harvests prospects in Africa

A report from AGRA which explores the invasion of desert locusts, civil conflicts in parts of the West African region, and the global outbreak of COVID-19, and how they pose a huge threat to Africa’s 2020 food security. Authors point out that the private sector has an important role in supporting governments, for example through the use of innovative e-commerce interventions to move health and food products from surplus regions to areas of need.