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.
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.
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.
Putting women and girls’ safety first in Africa’s response to COVID-19
An article from Brookings on how women and girls in Africa are among the most vulnerable groups exposed to the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
How will COVID-19 affect women and girls in low- and middle-income countries?
An article that highlights research into the varying implications of COVID-19 for women and girls in low- and middle-income countries.
Interim Technical Note: Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) during COVID-19 response
An Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Interim Technical Note to provide guidance and resources on how to integrate Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) into responses to COVID-19.