Resource bank

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.

Putting money where the impact is: A PROSPER Salone case study supporting clean, green energy and livelihoods

Find out how one successful PROSPER Salone grant-winner used its funding to develop a pipeline of potential companies in Sierra Leone for investment and supported one business to expand their green energy services.

Topic: Investment, PROSPER Salone
Sector: Energy
Geographic Focus: Sierra Leone
Published by: Invest Salone

Acumen and Invest Salone impact investment deal summit 2021

Acumen and Invest Salone brought together representatives from seven impact investors for the impact investment deal summit, concluding a rigorous seven-week bootcamp designed to help companies fine-tune their business plans…
Topic: Entrepreneurship and innovation
Geographic Focus: Sierra Leone
Published by: Invest Salone

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…
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…
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
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