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.
Devex article on the food security implications of the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa.
Private and development sectors to support Africa’s food systems amid COVID-19
A news article about a private sector roundtable on COVID-19, hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA).
Locally manufactured electric buses hit the streets of Uganda
Face2Face Africa article about electric buses manufactured by Makerere University students in Uganda, now in use with improved health guidelines.
What is COVID-19 teaching us about food vulnerability and ‘People as Infrastructure’?
Oxford Urbanists case study on COVID-19 and food security in Lagos, Nigeria.
Reopening and reimagining Africa
McKinsey & Company article about how the COVID-19 crisis can catalyze change across Africa.
Preparedness and vulnerability of African countries against importations of COVID-19: a modelling study
A journal article that evaluates the preparedness and vulnerability of African countries against their risk of importation of COVID-19.
Assessing the economic impact of COVID-19 and policy responses in Sub-Saharan Africa
Africa’s Pulse assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on African economies.
Finding Africa’s Path: Shaping bold solutions to save lives and livelihoods in the COVID-19 crisis
A McKinsey & Company article that presents new analysis underlining the urgency of action required, and suggesting approaches that businesses can take, to save lives and safeguard livelihoods in Africa.
Afreximbank announces $3 billion facility to cushion impact of COVID-19
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) press release announcing a $3 billion facility to help African countries manage the economic and health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 resource centre
African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (APEVCA) resource centre that signposts business guidance on topics such as legal issues, risk management, business operations and employment.