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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.

Palm oil in Sierra Leone

Palm oil has become the most popular vegetable oil in world markets, but there is concern over the negative environmental consequences of production in South East Asia. This has to led to consumer demand for more sustainable alternatives. Africa’s emerging industry is in an ideal position to capitalise on this demand. Watch this video to find out more.

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

Coffee in Sierra Leone

At its peak, Sierra Leone was exporting about 20,000 tonnes per year but the country’s coffee exports have declined over the last 30 years. Invest Salone’s review of the coffee industry highlights several opportunities. Watch this video to find out more.

Sector: Coffee
Geographic Focus: Sierra Leone
Published by: Invest Salone

Cocoa in Sierra Leone

International demand for cocoa is high, yet compared to neighbouring countries, Sierra Leone’s exports are low. Watch this video to find out how Sierra Leone can capitalise on this demand.

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

Invest Salone Insights: Textiles in Sierra Leone

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

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

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: Coffee
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
Sector: Cashew
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
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