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 website page from the African Development Bank provides up-to-date information, news and briefs relating to COVID-19.
The African Union COVID-19 page with information from Africa Center for Disease Control and individual country’s responses
This website from the African Union is a central portal of information relating to COVID-19, including an Africa CDC dashboard, briefs and FAQs.
Lion Mountains’ flatbed dryer
Lion Mountains is one of the leading rice processing businesses in Sierra Leone; they provide reliable market access to thousands of small farmers. In order to meet the challenges of…
Aromatic coffee hygiene snapshot: Showcasing food health & hygiene standards
Aromatic Coffee showcases its newly launched safety and hygiene assurance system and aims to influence other businesses to follow suit. Together, Sierra Leone Opportunities for Business Action (SOBA) and Aromatic…
United Nations Development Programme Sierra Leone
UNDP Sierra Leone’s website page with the latest articles, COVID-19 response advice, reports and case studies.
UNDP and Government of Rwanda deploy smart anti-epidemic robots to fight against COVID-19!
This article from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) discusses the UNDP Accelerator Lab partnership with the Rwandan Ministry of ICT and Innovation to acquire and deploy five smart anti-epidemic…
Mental health and psychosocial considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak
A WHO report providing advice on mental health and psychosocial considerations during COVID-19. It offers tailored guidance for the general population, healthcare workers, managers in health facilities, carers for children,…
Guidance for mental health and psychosocial support for COVID-19
A report from the Africa Center for Disease Control and Preparation offering guidance to African Union Member States on key mental health and psychosocial support considerations in relation to COVID-19.…
COVID-19: Repurposing Manufacturing to Address Medical-Equipment Shortages in Africa
A report by the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change outlining the importance of re-purposing in the manufacturing industry in Africa in order to effectively respond to the COVID-19 crisis…
How countries can leverage trade facilitation to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic
This paper by United Nations Conference on Trade and Development presents trade facilitation solutions, supported by country cases, to defeat trade challenges imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.