The overall objective of this programme is to improve the quality of livelihoods in rural communities through acess to renewable energies.
Following the implementation of an administrative system for mineral rights, this second phase of the project aimed to solidify the administrative system, ensure its sustainable usage and accentuate the impact the system is generating.
SL Young Voices helps Young people with disabilities lobby their governments to sign, ratify and implement the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
This project aims at strengthening Civil Society Organisations to become an effective force for the defence of human rights.
The project builds on the premise that children need stimulation and developmental support from the time of birth. Their development needs to be monitored in order to detect developmental delays and take appropriate preventative and curative action.
Initially designed as an emergency response to alleviate the consequences of rising food prices in Sierra Leone, the project was then implemented within the wider framework of the government's major programme on agriculture.
Regular biodiversity surveys confirm the unique biodiversity value of this rainforest. Illegal activities remain significant threats offering prospects of quick gains to outsiders, whilst depriving local communities from their rights and dues.
This project aims to conserve the Western Peninsula Forest Reserve and its watershed. The Peninsula is a biodiversity hot spot and it is of critical importance for the supply of water to the population living in the peninsula including Freetown
Fisheries are crucial for food security, livelihoods and government revenue in Sierra Leone and Liberia. The project is drawing on community-based surveillance to tackle industrial and local illegal and unsustainable fishing.
In response to the soaring global food prices experienced in 2008, a consortium of Concern Worldwide, COOPI and OXFAM implemented this project in Tonkolili, Kailahun and Kono districts of Sierra Leone from 2009 to 2011.
The aim of SADev project is to contribute to sustainable food security in Koinadugu District in northern Sierra Leone, which is the largest and most remote district in the country.
Rehabilitation of 165 Km of the core national transport network to improve access to markets and basic social services for the population of Sierra Leone.
The project rehabilitates an important section of the Trans West-African Highway building an all-weather road link between Rogbere in Sierra Leone and Farmoreah in Guinea. It includes the construction of a new common border post facility at Pamelap.
The YMCAs of Sierra Leone and Liberia are building the capacity of vulnerable youths to secure safe and sustainable livelihoods and to participate in local and national decision making processes, through technical training and youth-led advocacy.
The project aims to ensure that uprooted men, women and young people are able to realise their sexual and reproductive health rights, through increased access to family planning; capacity building of government health structures and education.
Affordable HIV/AIDS care and support is provided to towns and villages in the four Indian states mostly affected by the disease. The project tackles stigma at a local level and helps to sustain a non-discriminatory schooling environment for children.