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.
Business Fights Poverty COVID-19 guidance on what actions businesses can take in the short term to support individuals, enterprises and communities to recover and rebuild better.
Business and COVID-19: Action toolkits
Business Fights Poverty toolkits on key COVID-19-related topics, including gender-based violence, vulnerable workers and micro and small enterprises.
Business and COVID-19: Response framework and action mapping tool
Business Fights Poverty tool which maps businesses’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic across the world. This resource also provides links to download the Business Fights Poverty COVID-19 response framework and…
Insights on African businesses’ reactions and outlook to COVID-19
A survey jointly developed and carried out, from 14 to 20 April 2020, by the African Trade Policy Centre of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and International Economics…
United Nations Development Programme Sierra Leone
UNDP Sierra Leone’s website page with the latest articles, COVID-19 response advice, reports and case studies.
AfCFTA Year Zero Report
This report assesses African governments’ commitment and readiness for AfCFTA start of trading in light of COVID-19. The report concludes that AfCFTA should stay on track despite the impacts and…
Coronavirus: for Africa’s sake, the West should be selfish this time
An article from The Africa Report about the dramatic return to Keynesian policies in Africa by those who once kept at arm’s length what they considered a sin: to recognise…
Investing in chiefdoms and local councils to fight COVID-19 from the ‘last mile’
This article by the United Nations Development Programme looks at ways of decentralising the national COVID-19 response in Sierra Leone to the districts and chiefdoms.
COVID-19 business pivot challenge report
A report on OpenIDEO’s COVID-19 Business Pivot Challenge to better understand and support business adaptation in response to COVID-19. This report brings together the lived experience from the 700+ business…
Economic and market impact analysis of COVID-19 on West and Central Africa
A research brief produced by the World Food Programme analysing the impact of COVID-19 for the economy and markets of western and central Africa.