In December 2019, UNDP and WFP launched a new project funded by the UN Secretary General's Peacebuilding Fund to Mitigate localized resource-based conflicts and increase community resilience in Pujehun and Moyamba districts of Sierra Leone.
UNDP's PUDC (Emergency Community Development Programme) is a pro-poor approach to promote and accelerate community development. Having been successful in countries like Senegal, Sierra Leone is looking to replicate the model to help meet its national development plans. UNDP is supporting the Government and people of Sierra Leone in the venture through the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development.
A summary of UNDP's achievements in 2018
Multilateralism is increasingly moving beyond state to regional focus to act as an accelerator of sustainable development. UNDP and MRU will work jointly work to sustain peace, security and development in the sub-region.
Since 2012, Sierra Leone has carried out assessments of its fragility status based on ,The New Deal Fragility Assessment, which uses a fragility spectrum based on various aspects of development. UNDP supported the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development in the finalization and validation of the 2019 Fragility Assessment. This blog documented the validation of the report.
‘Beyond income, beyond averages, and beyond today’ the Human Development Report 2019 indicates that inequalities in human development are not just about disparities in income and wealth.
Sierra Leone's maiden Open Day of the Fifth Parliament entitled ‘’making parliament of Sierra Leone visible and engaging with the public.’’

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7 million

Population

52.9%

Income poverty rate

1,529 USD

GNI per capita

0.420

Human Dev. Index

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