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How not to conduct Large-scale Agricultural Investments: Lessons from the Malen/Socfin Land dispute in Sierra Leone

By Sonkita Conteh, Director, Namati Sierra Leone Background The website of Socfin Agriculture Company Ltd (SAC) paints a picture of turbulence. A series of posts stretching as far back as…

FAO/Government unveil mapping initiative in Port Loko in an effort to Protect Women’s Customary Land Rights in Sierra Leone

 By Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya Three villages of the North-Western region in Port Loko district have recently validated their village maps showing land plots and their sizes of all land-owning families.…

Yeliboya Residents demonstrate willingness to relocate from a sinking island to a Safer Environment

By Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya Yeliboya is a Community located in the Northern Kambia District, some few Miles from Kychom Township and the latter being the Samu Chiefdom Headquarter Town. From…

EPA-SL Executive Chairman honored for sound Environmental governance in Sierra Leone

The new Executive Chairman of Sierra Leone’s Environment Protection Agency (EPA), Professor Foday Moriba Jaward has been awarded for his profound commitment and contribution to sound environmental governance in Sierra…

The Blame Game and the Usual Criminalization of Green Scenery Starts Again: But how safe are Sierra Leoneans at the Hands of Transnational Corporations?

The Blame Game and the Usual Criminalization of Green Scenery Starts Again: But how safe are Sierra Leoneans at the Hands of Transnational Corporations?

By Joseph Rahall One thing I have learnt in Sierra Leone in all of my active years is the fact that you should not be straight, when you are, you…

As Media calls for Government Protection of Socfin: An Independent Writer reports on his findings in Malen Chiefdom and asked of whether citizens are worthy of Government Protection?

By John Adune Last Week, I browsed through a number of local Sierra Leonean Newspapers.  One Common theme ran through all the stories; that story focused on SOCFIN, an agricultural…

Environment Protection Agency and Partners facilitates the validation of the National Adaptation Plan Framework in Sierra Leone

Environment Protection Agency and Partners facilitates the validation of the National Adaptation Plan Framework in Sierra Leone

The Environment Protection Agency of Sierra Leone with the support and funding from the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network, the United States Assistance for International Development (USAID) and the International…

Equality Now ends Media Training

Equality Now ends Media Training

….what next for our Girl Child By Mustapha Sesay ‘Equality Now’ an International Non Governmental Organisation working on Ending Sexual Violence/ Justice for Girls has ended a workshop with the…

Governance Transitional Report shows Environment Protection Agency not guilty of Financial Dealings in four years

By Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya The Government of Sierra Leone’s Governance Transitional Report that was set up by the President Maada Bio led administration to look into the past activities of…

Green Scenery raises red flag on lifting of ban on Timber Export and calls for New Direction to stop deforestation

“…we need a New Direction that will lead to re-afforestation and a stop deforestation” By Ishmael Kindama Dumbuya The government of Sierra Leone through the New Direction of President Maada…