Remittances Strategy Framework For Sustainable Development in Sierra Leone

01 Jan 2011

Summary

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. The Government encourages Sierra Leoneans in the Diaspora to contribute to the fight against poverty not only through skills transfer but also by remittances, investment and expenditure, entrepreneurial activities and building capacities in higher education.

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