Sierra Leone Government, EU, and UNDCF Officially Launch 'Salone Access to Finance' Project to Empower Farmers

The Ministry of Planning and economic Development (MoPED), the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS), the European Union (EU), and the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) in Sierra Leone have officially launched the project titled 'Salone Access to Finance' in Freetown at the Sierra Palm Resort.

Funded under the EU’s Jobs and Growth Programme, this pioneering initiative will improve access to finance over the next five years, contributing to scale up digital financial solutions and piloting insurance to 500,000 low-income farmers, including women, youth entrepreneurs.