African Development Bank commits US$14m to support innovative farming in Sierra Leone

SIERRA LEONE – The African Development Bank has committed US$14 million to help Sierra Leone implement innovation in agriculture. According to Sierra Leone Telegraph, the money from AfDB will also be used to tackle corruption […]

Japanese firm to invest US$40m in pineapple processing plant in Sierra Leone

SIERRA LEONE – ITOCHU Corporation, a Japanese general trading company, will be investing US$40 million in establishing a pineapple farm and processing plant in Sierra Leone. According to a Sierra Leone News report, the pineapple […]

AgDevCo invests US$3m to boost organic cocoa sourcing in Sierra Leone

SIERRA LEONE – AgDevCo has entered into a US$3 million investment with Tradin Organic, a global organic ingredients supplier, to enhance organic cocoa sourcing in Sierra Leone. The investment in Tradin Organic will allow sourcing […]

IFAD injects US$11.8m in Sierra Leone to boost agricultural sector

SIERRA LEONE – The government of Sierra Leone has signed a financing agreement with the international Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) worth US$11.8 million for the implementation of the Agriculture Value Chain Development project. The […]

Parliament approves US$10m Agro-Business financing agreement with IDA

SIERRA LEONE – Members of parliament of the republic of Sierra Leone have approved the US$10 million agro-business financing agreement between the government and the International Development Association, reports Concord. The investment aimed at improving […]

SLeCAD Sierra Leon launches Sakata Seed Company to farmers

SIERRA LEONE – The Government’s Principal Private Sector partner SLeCAD (Sierra Leone Chamber for Agribusiness Development) has launched the SAKATA Seed and Input Company in the country geared at producing and supplying quality seeds to […]