2010 Sierra Leone MDG Progress Report
Sierra Leone has made notable progress towards the achievement of many of the MDGs, but it will not attain the majority of them by 2015. The MDGs are designed to measure development progress between 1990 and 2015. The first decade of this period was lost to the civil war, which had a devastating impact on the social and economic fabric of the country and is a major factor for not achieving the MDGs in Sierra Leone. Consequently, if the 1990 baseline was rigorously used, it would be impossible to achieve the Poverty Reduction, Education and Health MDGs, amongst others.