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.
A summary of an online discussion, convened by Business Fights Poverty, about what is making national COVID-19 collaborations work, lessons that need to be learned and how these can be…
United Nations (UN) Goodwill Ambassadors, Idris and Sabrina Elba, launch appeal for IFAD’s $200 million coronavirus relief fund for rural communities
An International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) news article about the IFAD Rural Poor Stimulus Facility which aims to lessen the impact of COVID-19 on rural small-scale farmers and producers…
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Sierra Leone support to the national response to contain the impact of COVID-19
A UNDP situational analysis report that summarises interventions across three areas: building resilient health systems; inclusive and integrated crisis management and multi-sectoral response; and socio-economic impact and recovery.
Supporting small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) during COVID-19
International Training Centre of the International Labour Organisation (ITC-ILO) e-campus training course about how to support SMEs during the COVID-19 pandemic. The course looks at business continuity strategies and includes…
Getting your workplace ready for COVID-19
World Health Organization (WHO) guidance on measures that employers can implement to protect their employees against COVID-19, including how to prevent spreading the virus and how to manage risks.
International Labour Organization (ILO) enterprises brief: Interventions to support enterprises during the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery
An International Labour Organization (ILO) brief that presents a range of policy actions to support enterprises in dealing with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, drawing upon policy measures from…
International Labour Organization (ILO) resources for SME resilience
International Labour Organization (ILO) resources for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) COVID-19 resilience.
Freetown Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr: Ebola made us attuned to the challenge of COVID-19
A video interview with Freetown Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, in which the Mayor discusses the need for preventative action on COVID-19 in Freetown.
African Union and African Centre for Disease Control and Preparation (CDC) resources
Documents and publications from Africa CDC that could be useful to businesses, such as posters to demonstrate correct use of face masks, guidance for mental health support for COVID-19 and…
The impact of COVID-19 on youth employment in sub-Saharan Africa: A roadmap for the mobile industry
This article from the GSMA outlines how the COVID-19 pandemic has amplified many of the challenges already facing youth employment in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).