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.
This report from ACDI/VOCA identifies the ways in which COVID-19 affects vulnerable groups, in order to determine areas needing priority assistance.
Addressing the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on women and girls
This article from ACDI/VOCA explores how the COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately affects women and girls in developing countries, and threatens to derail the progress being made to close existing gender gaps.
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…
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 Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Sierra Leone COVID-19 situation report 1-17 March 2020
A UNICEF situation report that provides an overview of the COVID-19 situation and humanitarian needs in Sierra Leone. This report highlights UNICEF’s COVID-19 response activities 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…
Government of Sierra Leone COVID-19 Quick Action Economic Response Programme (QAERP)
The Government of Sierra Leone (GoSL) COVID-19 response programme to maintain macro-economic and financial stability and mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on businesses and households throughout the country.
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…