Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone scores 1.5/10 and is not on track in implementing the Malabo Declaration on Agriculture transformation in Africa.

Highlights of the 5 key areas of strong performance of the country

for CAADP Process Completion.
increase of the size of irrigated areas, from its value of the year 2000.
of youth engaged in new job opportunities in agriculture value chains.
increase of yield for the country's priority agricultural commodities.

Highlights of the 5 key areas that require the country's attention

of public agriculture expenditure as a share of total public expenditure.
prevalence of stunting among children under 5 years old.
of agriculture land under sustainable land management practices.
increase of agricultural value added perarable land.
of men and women engaged in agriculture having access to financial services.
  • Sierra Leone needs to build on its efforts on irrigation by increasing the use of fertilizer and the share of agriculture land under sustainable land management practices.
  • The country should increase public expenditure in agriculture to meet the CAADP Malabo target of 10%, enhance access to agricultural financial services by men and women, and invest in nutrition interventions to reduce stunting among children under 5 years old.
  • The country should ensure efficient data collection and reporting on the Malabo indicators for the next round of the Biennial Review reporting.


Overall country score: 1.66

2017 Country Scorecard for implementing Malabo Declaration

Malabo Commitments Areas (T) Commitments Categories (C)
No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress
1Re-committing to CAADP Process1.93.33Not on Track
1Completing National CAADP Process5.713.33On Track
2Establishing CAADP based Cooperation, Partnership & Alliance0.003.33Not on Track
3Establishing CAADP based Policy & Institutional Review/ Setting/ Support0.003.33Not on Track
2Enhancing Investment Finance in Agriculture1.86.67Not on Track
1Public Expenditure in Agriculture3.1710.00Not on Track
2Enhancing access to finance0.423.33Not on Track
3Ending Hunger by 20250.783.71Not on Track
1Access to Agriculture inputs and technologies3.315.53Not on Track
2Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss0.001.00Not on Track
3Strengthening Social Protection0.0010.00Not on Track
4Improving Food security and Nutrition0.001.00Not on Track
5Doubling agricultural Productivity0.591.00Not on Track
4Halving Poverty through Agriculture by 20253.132.06On Track
1Sustaining Agricultural GDP for Poverty Reduction2.503.25Not on Track
2Establishing Inclusive PPPs for commodity value chains0.001.00Not on Track
3Creating job for Youth in agricultural value chains10.001.00On Track
4Women participation in Agri-business0.003.00Not on Track
5Boosting Intra-African Trade in Agriculture Commodities01Not on Track
1Tripling Intra-African Trade for agriculture commodities and services0.001.00Not on Track
2Establishing Intra-African Trade Policies and institutional conditions0.001.00Not on Track
6Enhancing Resilience to Climate Variability0.036Not on Track
1Ensuring Resilience to climate related risks0.062.00Not on Track
2Investment in resilience building0.0010.00Not on Track
7Mutual Accountability for Actions and Results3.024.78Not on Track
1Increasing country capacity for evidence based planning, impl. and M&E0.001.00Not on Track
2Fostering Peer Review and Mutual Accountability0.003.33Not on Track
3Conducting a Biennial Agriculture Review Process9.0710.00Not on Track