Country Office Contacts
Main Office Contact

Sheriff Mahmud Ismail
Communications Associate

13 Howe Street
Freetown, Sierra Leone

In Washington:
Sergiy Kulyk
Country Program Coordinator
(202) 458-4068

1818 H Street NW
Washington DC 20433

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Sierra Leone Research



Working Paper
Yilmaz Serdar, Weedon EmilyApr 02, 2014

Following years of civil war that ended in 2002, Sierra Leone has pursued a policy of decentralization, devolving responsibility for many government functions to the Local Council level. The aims of this policy...

Casey Katherine, Glennerster Rachel, Miguel EdwardAug 14, 2013

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Reshaping institutions : evidence on aid impacts using a pre analysis plan, conducted between 2005 and 2009 in Sierra Leone. The ...

Policy Note
Jul 15, 2013

Chapter one provides background and context for these policy notes. It includes information on the history of Higher and Tertiary Education (HTEs), learning structures, the economy, relevant legal frameworks, and...

Other Public Sector Study
Fanthorpe Richard, Gabelle ChristopherJul 01, 2013

Sierra Leone is still recovering from a brutal civil war (1991-2002), fuelled in part by a valuable and easily extractable natural resource (diamonds). Sierra Leone now stands on the verge of an unprecedented period...

Policy Research Working Paper
Srivastava Vivek, Roseth BenjaminMay 01, 2013

Two related propositions have been central in the recent debates on public sector reforms. The first of these is that the appropriate measure of institutional strength is the ability of public sector management...

Yusupha B. Crookes
Country Director for Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea
Sergiy Kulyk
Country Program Coordinator for Ghana, Liberia, and Sierra Leone