UNDP Sierra Leone Human Development Report 2007

01 Jan 2008

Summary

Sierra Leone’s first national Human Development Report since the end of the civil war, its theme is empowering local government for sustainable development and poverty reduction. It explores this theme through information collected from the latest countrywide census of 2004 and current socio-economic data, and examines challenges facing Sierra Leone, including limited social services, environmental problems, gender inequity, lack of empowerment of the population, population growth, rising unemployment, and increasing poverty through a closer lens.

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