Report on Deepening Democracy in Sierra Leone
Improved governance remains central to the consolidation of peace in Sierra Leone and its economic development effort.Read more
We believe that weak public oversight of resource allocation and budget management is one of the underlying causes of poverty, inequality and tension in Sierra Leone.
Over the last two years, we have strengthened our processes for monitoring and tracking the outcomes of our work – helping to inform future strategy and building the evidence base to demonstrate the importance of homegrown policy oriented research to the economy, national stability and institutional change.
Our History The concept of IGR emanated from the simple view that public policy discourse should be informed by evidence-based research and advocacy. In the relationships between governments in Sierra Leone and external partners and citizens, there is often the […]
Scholars have explained why political elites chose to distribute private goods such as financial bribes, cheap alcohol, drugs and food to voters instead of providing public goods such as access to quality health and education .
The Citizens’ Manifesto for Sierra Leone is a non-partisan public-interest initiative that unifies well-meaning civic leaders behind a document that provides space for ordinary people to have their priorities and expectations feed into manifestos of political parties.