Poverty Reduction

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Impact Assessment: Youth Employment Programmes in Sierra Leone (2007-2009)

This report details an independent impact assessment of 17 youth employment programs administered by UNDP/GoSL and funded by the Peacebuilding Fund (PBF), Irish Aid, and the Government of Norway. 21 researchers conducted the assessment over a two- month period beginning November 2010. Itsmore

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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

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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

Our Work - Poverty Reduction

UNDP has been supporting the economic recovery of Sierra Leone since the end of its 11-year civil war. With the country now poised for major socio-economic transformation in a bid to realize its long-term vision of being a Middle- Income Country within the next 25 years and a net lender within 50 years, UNDP will continue to support Sierra Leone’s development agenda by promoting inclusive growth strategies that make real improvements in people’s lives, opening up their choices and opportunities.

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