Trade and Development Strategies

Year Strategy name Sector
2011 ECOWAS Mango Export Strategy

The Mango Export Strategy for the Economic Community of Western African States... The Mango Export Strategy for the Economic Community of Western African States (ECOWAS) aims to support the country members in increasing their exports of targeted products and improving competitiveness through the development of the value chain across the region. The strategy outlines strenghts and weaknesses of the sector and sets precise goals in relation to production increases, quality improvements and value addition. Five interventions have been prioritized in the short-term: 1) Intensification of disease management and control; 2) expansion of commercial orchards; 3) increase agro-industrial processing capacity; 4) improvement of post-harvest techniques and practice; and 5) quality, certification and capacity building. Additionally, key cross cutting issues will also be addresses, such as access to finance, integration of regional transportation, establishment of public private platforms of value chain stakeholders.

Mango Mango

2010 Sierra Leone National Export Strategy

The National Export Strategy of Sierra Leone outlines the current situation of... The National Export Strategy of Sierra Leone outlines the current situation of exports in Sierra Leone and the key sectoral and cross-sectoral issues to be faced. Among the latter, the NES identifies trade finance, quality management, trade facilitation, export competence development, export packaging and trade information as the main ones.

Bauxite, Cashew, Cassava, Chilli, Cocoa, Coffee, Diamonds, Fisheries, Ginger, Gold, Palm Oil, Rice, Rutile, Sugar Industry, Tourism Bauxite, Cashew, Cassava, Chilli, Cocoa, Coffee, Diamonds, Fisheries, Ginger, Gold, Palm Oil, Rice, Rutile, Sugar Industry, Tourism

2009 National Rice Development Strategy

The strategy aims at reducing the percentage of rice consumption imported from... The strategy aims at reducing the percentage of rice consumption imported from abroad in order to improve the balance of trade and ensure food security. It outlines the main challenges and opportunities faced by the rice sector in Sierra Leone.

Rice Rice

2009 National Sustainable Agriculture Development Plan

The National Sustainable Agriculture Development Plan aims at: i) fostering increased... The National Sustainable Agriculture Development Plan aims at: i) fostering increased agricultural productivity; ii) promoting commercial agriculture through private sector; iii) improving research and extension service delivery; iv) promoting effective and efficient resources management; v) mainstreaming cross-cutting issues and natural sustainability. In order to achieve these objectives, the NSAPD/CAADP identified four major investment sub-programmes: i) commodity commercialization sub-programme; ii) agriculture infrastructure development sub-programme; iii) private sector promotion sub-programme; iv) sector coordination and management sub-programme.

2008 An Agenda for Change

The strategy aims at achieving a minimum of 10% GDP incrase per... The strategy aims at achieving a minimum of 10% GDP incrase per annum until 2018 in order to effectively improve the well-being of Sierra Leoneans and raise them from poverty. Based on this objective, the PRSP II outlines four key priorities: i) enhancing national electricity; ii) developing the national transportation network; iii) enhancing productivity in agriculture and fisheries; iv) sustaining human development.

2006 Adding Value through Trade for Poverty Reduction

The DTIS aims at analysing the main contraints to Sierra Leone's integration... The DTIS aims at analysing the main contraints to Sierra Leone's integration into the world economy. It suggests policy actions to be carried out in order to increase export and trade integration, thus fostering growth and reducing poverty.

Agro-Industry, Bauxite, Cashew, Cassava, Cocoa, Coffee, Diamonds, Fisheries, Forestry, Ginger, Gold,... Agro-Industry, Bauxite, Cashew, Cassava, Cocoa, Coffee, Diamonds, Fisheries, Forestry, Ginger, Gold, Horticulture, Palm Oil, Piassava, Rice, Rutile, Tourism

2006 UNDAF Sierra Leone 2006 - 2007

The UNDAF is alligned with the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper and the... The UNDAF is alligned with the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper and the MDGs, and its main outcomes are largely alligned with the PRSP pillars. The UNDAF focuses on five key outcomes: 1) transparent, accountable, democratic governance advances; 2) increased production, availability, accessibility and utilization of food with improved employment opportunities for youth; 3) improved health; 4) HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support; 5) reconciliation, security and respect for human rights.

2005 Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Sierra Leone 2005-2007

Firstly, the PRSP presents the main characteristics and causes of poverty in... Firstly, the PRSP presents the main characteristics and causes of poverty in Sierra Leone, and it analyses the main macroeconomic developments and structural reforms. Secondly, it outlines the poverty reduction strategy itself based on three main pillars: i) promoting good governance, peace and security; ii) promoting pro-poor sustainable growth; iii) promoting human development.

2003 Sierra Leone Vision 2025

The Vision 2025 provides an analysis of the economic background, the politics... The Vision 2025 provides an analysis of the economic background, the politics and governance, the sector situation, and the legacies of war, challenges and prospects. It outlines four potential scenarios in Sierra Leone's future (Sweet-Salone, Better-nor-Dae, Tight-Gentry, Dombolo) and the vision and strategies to act in these scenarios.