Status report on activities of the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Sierra Leone.

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  • Sierra Leone. -- Ministry of Trade and Industry,
  • Sierra Leone -- Commerce,
  • Sierra Leone -- Economic conditions -- 1961-

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ContributionsSierra Leone. Ministry of Trade and Industry.
LC ClassificationsHF3933 .S73 2007
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Pagination46 p. ;
Number of Pages46
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Open LibraryOL24064787M
LC Control Number2009404258

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REPUBLIC OF SIERRA LEONE Ministry of Trade and Industry Therefore, several initiatives and activities launched to implement the Vision and the poverty reduction strategy also have aspects that enhance the gains from trade.

The Trade Policy has also been formulated in the context of implementing the PRSP and it provides a framework for File Size: KB. The report stated that child marriage in the country is linked to poverty and lack of education, and it varies among regions of the country.

The Sierra Leone Integrated Household Survey concluded that, by the time a woman reac she has already had two children. InSierra Leone exported $M and imported $B, resulting in a negative trade balance of -$M.

InSierra Leone's exports per capita were $ and its imports per capita were $ Trade: The top exports of Sierra Leone are Titanium Ore ($M), Rough Wood ($M), Diamonds ($M), Aluminium Ore ($M), and Non-fillet. YEAR IN FOCUS SIERRA LEONE ANNUAL REPORT 5 Executive Summary Throughout the World Health Organization Sierra Leone Country Office with the generous support of its donors including DFID, US-CDC, USAID, GIZ, the World Bank and many others, supported the Government of Sierra Leone through the Ministry of Health and Sanitation.

The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) in partnership with the Ministries of Finance and Economic Development, Agriculture Forestry and Food Security, Fisheries and Marine Resources and Tourism and Cultural Affairs on Monday 4 th December launched the Made in Sierra Leone Seminar at the Miatta Conference Hall Freetown, as a means of promoting products made in Sierra Leone and.

THE SIERRA LEONE SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES DEVELOPMENT AGENCY ACT, Ministry of Trade and Industry; (ii) Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Trade and Industry not below the A committee shall submit a report of its proceedings to the Board at such time as the Board shall determine.

(1) Subject to this Act, the Board shall have. The Department of Cooperatives in the Ministry of Trade and Industry has embarked on a process of reviving viable and well-constituted cooperatives in a bid to stimulate economic growth in rural.

This situation analysis is a country-based report that gives a general assessment of the health system of Sierra Leone. It outlines the context of the health system and provides information on issues relating to organisational structure, health financing, regulation and planning, physical.

The basis for the review is a report by the WTO Secretariat and a report by the Government of Sierra Leone. Report by the Secretariat: Summary. Sierra Leone is a least developed country (LDC) with a relatively young population: % of. Centre of Sierra Leone Studies – The economy of Sierra Leone – Part 1 This section of the CSLS data base will contain some duplication.

It has been composed to allow readers to gain an accurate and comprehensive range of materials of the economy of Sierra Leone –.

Our aim is to reduce trade costs by 10%,” said Saffie Deen-Tarawally, Trade Facilitation Coordinator, Ministry of Trade. Freetown’s seaport is the main gateway for trade in and out of Sierra Leone with 80% of trade passing through this port.

SLIEPA is conducting a survey on Trade Information Systems (TIS) in Sierra Leone and would like your input. This survey is an important part of providing timely and reliable trade Status report on activities of the Ministry of Trade and Industry and data to our stakeholders.

Your input and opinion are very important to us –. Sierra Leone Telegraph: 15 April Last week, Sierra Leone’s minister of trade and industry – Peter Bayuku Konteh, Sierra Leone’s ambassador to Germany who is also accredited to Italy – Dr. M’Baimba Lamin Baryoh, and the acting director of investment promotion at the Sierra Leone Investment and Export Promotions Agency (SLIEPA), met several business organizations and the chambers.

• Sierra Leone Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS) • Sierra Leone Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) • Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MOHS) Partnerships Contact Dr. Sunil Siriwardena, Project Manager, Sierra Leone: [email protected] welcome to sierra leone agricultural research institute (slari) SLARI was established in through an Act of Parliament as the sole government agricultural research and agricultural technology generating body, for the benefit of the farming, fishing and forestry sectors in Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone is extremely poor and nearly half of the working-age population engages in subsistence agriculture. The country possesses substantial mineral, agricultural, and fishery resources, but it is still recovering from a civil war that destroyed most institutions before ending in the early s.

The Ministry of Transport and Aviation’s mission is to develop policies and provide policy guidelines for delivery of safe, reliable, affordable and sustainable Maritime, Land transportation and aviation systems throughout Sierra Leone.

VISION: The transport Ministry seeks to promote the well being of quality transport and effective road. The Appropriation Act, [No. 1 of ] Being an Act to authorise expenditure from the Consolidated Fund for the services of Sierra Leone for the year and for other related matters.

The Anti-Money Laundering and Combating of Financing of Terrorism (Amendment) Act, [No. 3 of ] Being an Act to amend the Anti-Money Laundering and Combating of Financing of Terrorism Act, activity in Sierra Leone is a significant reflection of the sharp increase in activities relating to the mining industry, accounting about 20 per cent of the country’s GDP growth in (IMF, ).

Based on the international standards, the mining industry in Sierra Leone is relatively large. The parliamentary oversight Committee on Trade and Industry Friday summoned the political head of the ministry to explain activities being undertaking by them as well as submit a status report.

Sierra Leone’s trade balance is structurally in deficit and this trend is expected to continue considering the country’s fledgling industry and lack of agricultural productivity.

In Sierra Leone exported USD million in goods (+ 29% compared to ) and imported USD billion (+ 10%). o The Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Affairs acting on the Tourism Adviser’s Report enacted a new and more comprehensive legal instrument guiding the Tourism sector (Development of Tourism Act ) This Act established a National Tourism Authority – the National Tourist Board of Sierra Leone, defined its roles, responsibilities.

The economy of Sierra Leone is that of a least developed country with a gross domestic product (GDP) of approximately US$ billion in Since the end of the civil war in the economy is gradually recovering with a GDP growth rate between 4 and 7%.

In its GDP in PPP ranked between th (World Bank) and rd (CIA) largest in the world. USAID supports integrated agriculture-aquaculture systems and rice value chain programs to increase private sector investment in agriculture, raise farm household incomes, and improve nutritional status.

In addition to supporting activities to improve food access for vulnerable households and communities recovering from the shock of Ebola, USAID also supports: community-based.

The Tourism sector in Sierra Leone has become one of the top priority sectors due to the vast improvement demonstrated over the years, with the huge inflow of foreign direct investment and improvement in quality and standards by our domestic investors in this sector.

Sierra Leone is definitely back on the map as a. The Ministry contracts out fisheries research activities to the University of Sierra Leone. Aquaculture is a core subject in the curriculum of the Science Faculty of the University of Sierra Leone.

As a strategy to diversify fish production, there are plans to introduce aquaculture in the school curriculum. Aroundthe English established and fortified themselves at Bunce Island.

By the midth century, Sierra Leone had become a major trading participant with Europe and the Americas. Part of Sierra Leone's capital of Freetown appears as the greyish area in the lower left corner. This satellite image covers an area of 32 x 45 km (20 x 28 mi). Despite Sierra Leone’s important progress in consolidating peace and strengthening democracy since the end of the conflict init places low in the human development category, ranking th out of countries and territories.

While life expectancy has increased from 39 years in to 48 years inaround 60% of the population lives below the national poverty line. Sierra Leone’s military government handed over the Koidu mine to the firm in payment for helping to suppress the rebels during the country’s civil war.

Inthe bloodshed ended, and the following year, a new agreement transferred rights, duties, and responsibilities from Branch Energy to Koidu Holdings, a company belonging to Octea of BSGR. Sierra Leone Ministry of Education is a Ministerial department of the Government of Sierra Leone that is in charge of planning, overseeing, and implementing the educational policies of Sierra Ministry of Education advises the President of Sierra Leone and the Government of Sierra Leone on issues related to Education.

The Ministry has its headquarters in the capital Freetown. requirements of the trade to Sierra Leone. Please contact your local agency office for advice. Destination Inspection. Sierra Leone requires that Destination Inspection [DI] is carried out for all imports into the country.

This exercise is undertaken on arrival at Freetown port for the purpose of Customs clearance of the goods. DI is mandated by. Sierra Leone’s economic freedom score ismaking its economy the th freest in the Index.

Its overall score has increased by point due to higher scores for property rights and. (1) Inthe government published a report based on household-level survey data collected inwhich included a discussion of child labor in Sierra Leone.

(1,2) Table 1 provides key indicators on children's work and education in Sierra Leone. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Sierra Leone was worth billion US dollars inaccording to official data from the World Bank and projections from Trading Economics. The GDP value of Sierra Leone represents less than percent of the world economy.

GDP in Sierra Leone averaged USD Billion from untilreaching an all time high of USD Billion in and a. More information about Sierra Leone is available on the Sierra Leone Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet.

U.S.-SIERRA LEONE RELATIONS The United States established diplomatic relations with Sierra Leone infollowing its independence from the United Kingdom. The U.S. and Sierra Leone enjoy [ ]. At Statistics Sierra Leone we coordinate, collect, compile, analyse and disseminate high quality and objective official statistics that will be used to assist informed decision making, and discussion within government, business and the media, as well as the wider national and international community.

However, what obtains in practice is that the Ministry of Trade does not administer IP in Sierra Leone. The OARG, is currently administering IP in Sierra Leone and is under the supervision of the Ministry of Justice.

5 INTERNATIONAL TREATIES & AGREEMENTS BINDING ON SIERRA LEONE. GLOBAL: WTO & WIPO 1. Sierra Leone, today, bears little resemblance to the late s when a civil war left the country’s infrastructure and economy decimated.

It also left behind 14 main ethnic groups who did not trust each other and ensured that the country became one of the poorest in the world. Overview About International Trade in Sierra Leone. Economic Overview. During the last recent years, Sierra Leone had shown one of the highest growth rates in Africa, due to the improvement in its security situation, the increase in its exports and investments, a substantial inflow of international aid and the progress made in resettling people.

Sierra Leone has one of the world’s highest maternal mortality rates, at an estimated 1, deaths perAccording to a report released by the country’s Ministry of Health and Sanitation with support from partners, the main causes of maternal deaths were largely bleeding, pregnancy-induced hypertension, infection and unsafe abortions.

The population of Sierra Leone is around 7 million people (National Statistics Report Census ), the majority being children and youth. The population had been increasing at just over 2 percent per year, though this has declined somewhat since civil conflict began in and the outbreak of the “Ebola” epidemic in and ends in   Education in Sierra Leone has been a challenge.

The devastating Sierra Leone Civil War that lasted from to took the nation’s education system as an early casualty, wiping out 1, primary schools and forcing 67 percent of all-school aged children out of school in the year Sierra Leone Telegraph: 28 June Speculations are growing across the political divide in Sierra Leone, after a leading pro SLPP government newspaper – Global Times, published a story recently stating that the next general and presidential elections will be held in – not as expected.

According to the Constitution of Sierra Leone.

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