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Investments made during the Ebola crisis made the Sierra Leonean education system more resilient when Covid-19 hit.

Economic Prospects

What is the state of the economy? What will the jobs of the future look like? Find the answer in this interview and our report.


From Ebola to COVID-19, learn how Sierra Leone has learned from the past to deliver emergency cash transfers during the pandemic.



Pierre Frank Laporte

Country Director

Gayle Martin

Country Manager

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Mar 31, 2021

The Future of Work in Africa

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have contracted by 2.0% in 2020, closer to the lower bound of the forecast in April 2020.

CPIA Africa

Africa’s poorest countries saw little to no progress on average in improving the quality of their policy and institutional frameworks in 2018.

IDA in Africa

With IDA’s help, hundreds of millions of people have escaped poverty—through the creation of jobs, access to clean water, schools, roads, nutrition, electricity, and more.

World Bank Africa Multimedia

Watch, listen and click through the latest videos, podcasts and slideshows highlighting the World Bank’s work in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Doing Business in Sierra Leone

The Doing Business report provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement. See where your country ranks.

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Country Office Contacts

Main Office Contact
17 Spur Road
Freetown, Sierra Leone
For general information and inquiries
Moses Alex Kargbo
External Affairs Associate
+232 78 874600
For project-related issues and complaints