Sierra Leone Drafts a Development Plan for the Next 50 Yearsips.org | 08 Feb 2012
By Tamba Tengbeh and Damon van der LindeParticipants at the Sierra Leone Conference on Development and Transformation outlining recommendations on how to develop of the country. / Damon van der Linde/IPS FREETOWN, Feb 8 (IPS) – Fifty years ago when Sierra Leone gained independence after 150...
SIERRA LEONE: Government Online Mining Database to Increase Transparencyips.org | 31 Jan 2012
By Dumbuya Mustapha and Damon Van der LindeSierra Leones mining industry has a long history of unregulated operations. / USAID FREETOWN, Jan 31 (IPS) – The launch of Sierra Leones first online mining database in West Africa comes with a promise to increase transparency and accountability...
AFRICA: Regulating the Rush for Landips.org | 31 Oct 2011
By Jessica McDiarmid FREETOWN, Oct 31 (IPS) – The adoption of international guidelines to regulate so-called land grabs has been pushed to next year after negotiators failed to agree on conditions for large-scale land investments and enforcement.The guidelines, in the making for several...
Eco-tourism in Sierra LeoneBBC World Service | 18 Jan 2011
Sierra Leone, long plagued by war, is blessed with arable land, beautiful mountains and fabulous beaches, the stuff of tourists' dreams. A group of European and American back-packers are working on a eco-tourist venture at John Obey village.
Environmental Assessments for Sierra Leone Help Sustainable DevelopmentUNEP | 20 Dec 2010
The vital role of environmental assessments in supporting the sustainable use of Sierra Leone's rich natural heritage has won high level support at a seminar entitled 'Environmental Assessment: A Tool for Sustainable Development', which took place last week in the country's capital of Freetown.
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