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.
International Labour Organization (ILO) resources for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) COVID-19 resilience.
Preparing Africa for COVID-19: Learning lessons from the Ebola outbreak
A King’s College London article about how lessons from the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone can help to shape responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa.
Freetown City Council COVID-19 preparedness and response plan
The Freetown City Council COVID-19 preparedness and response plan, which outlines how Freetown will work in support of, and in collaboration with, national government.
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.
COVID-19 series rapid literature review: Disaster risk financing and public finances
A rapid literature review, by the Maintains programme, which provides an overview of literature on the ways in which large health shocks impact public financial management in low-income countries and…
COVID-19 series rapid literature review: Governance and state capability
A rapid literature review, by the Maintains programme, which explores economic and social impacts of pandemics and how countries respond to pandemic health shocks.
COVID-19 series rapid literature review: Gender
A rapid literature review, by the Maintains programme, which studies literature on the gender implications of a health crisis such as an epidemic.
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…
Sierra Leone launches online travel portal to manage passenger safety during the pandemic
This article outlines Sierra Leone’s official travel registration portal for passengers arriving at or departing from Freetown International Airport.
The future of work in Africa: The roles of skills, informality, and social protection in unleashing the promise of digital technologies for all
This article discusses a new World Bank report about how sub-Saharan African countries could benefit from well-harnessed technological adoption and how supportive policies and investments are needed to put lower-skilled…