Sierra Leone

November 22nd, 2016

Sierra Leone: Country Diagnostic 

The objectives of this assignment are to:

  • Undertake a wide diagnostic of the business environment in Sierra Leone to produce a reform readiness report with recommendations for feasible prioritised BE reforms.
  • Assess which reforms could have the greatest impact linked to national growth strategies and priorities, given the country’s capacity to resource reforms and political economy influences on government decisions and on private sector engagement in the reform process.
  • Provide improved BE reform diagnostic tools that can be used in the future by DFID Sierra Leone. This must incorporate political economy analyses identify underlying interests and institutional incentives, as well as gender analysis.
  • Provide an assessment of stakeholder engagement in BE reform activities and set out areas for institutional reform and improvement in the public-private dialogue (PPD) process, for BERF implementation support in a further phase of work including traditional and innovative approaches in stakeholder engagement.