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.

How business can help in the building of national coalitions to fight COVID-19

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 replicated.

Topic: Business resilience, COVID-19
Sector: Other
Geographic Focus: International
Published by: Business Fights Poverty

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 in Sierra Leone.

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 experience from the ILO and partners to support business operation and decent work.

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 countries across the globe.

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 COVID-19 guidance for the transportation sector.

Topic: Business resilience, COVID-19, Health and safety
Sector: Other
Geographic Focus: Africa
Published by: African Union

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).

Topic: Business resilience, COVID-19
Sector: Other
Geographic Focus: Africa
Published by: GSM Association
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