Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone

Official Name: Republic of Sierra Leone
Capital: Freetown
Independence Day: 27 April 1961
Currency: Leone (SLL)

Key Results

  • Support was provided to the Ministry of Education, Science & Technology towards enrollment of 500 women and girls in 30 Non-Formal Educational Centers across the country to receive numeracy, business development, literacy skills training and access start-up capital for their SMEs.
  • The MEST (Ministry of Education, Science and Technology - Non-Formal Education Directorate) enhanced the capacity of 500 women and girls who were enrolled at 30 Non-Formal Education (NFE) learning centres in eight districts of Sierra Leone, by providing literacy, livelihood skills training, business skills training, micro-enterprise support and reproductive health training.
  • Sierra Leone is expected to benefit from the West Africa Power Transmission Corridor is 2,000 km line along the coast connecting with the existing Ghana– Nigeria line with a capacity of 1,000 MW.
  • Sierra Leone received USD 50 million from the Global Agriculture and Food Security Programme (GAFSP) to support agricultural productivity growth through technology adoption and water management.