National Conference on Local Economic Development in Sierra Leone

This Report details the proceedings of the National Conference on Local Economic Development in Sierra Leone, officially opened by Hon. Alhaji Chief Sam Sumana, Vice President of Sierra Leone on July 10th 2012. It was attended by representatives of MDAs, Local Council Chairpersons, Mayors, Chiefmore


National Energy Profile of Sierra Leone

Recognizing the importance and urgency of energy challenges, the United Nations General Assembly last year declared 2012 the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All (SEFA). SEFA seeks to achieve three key objectives by 2030: (i) encourage universal access to modern energy services, (ii)more


Remittances Strategy Framework For Sustainable Development in Sierra Leone

Remittances constitute an important source of foreign currency inflow into the Sierra Leone economy. In preparing its second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (the Agenda for Change), the Government has taken into consideration the close links that exists between migration and development. Themore

What We Do

UNDP has had a presence in Sierra Leone since 1965, working in partnership with the Government of Sierra Leone, development partners, UN agencies, civil society and local communities, contributing to good governance, peace and prosperity. A valued, trusted and reliable development partner of and adviser to the Government of Sierra Leone, UNDP’s work focuses on transformative initiatives that support the consolidation of peace and help facilitate the transition to long-term development within the framework of the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the country’s development agenda.

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