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Ambassador Maria Brewer spoke at the opening of the Empower Africa Agriculture Trade Mission on November 5, 2019

Ambassador Maria Brewer spoke at the opening of the Empower Africa Agriculture Trade Mission on November 5, 2019.  Ambassador Brewer stated, “The U.S. Mission in Freetown places a priority on creating sustainable prosperity in Sierra Leone.  We support strengthening capacity in the agricultural sector to reduce malnutrition, hunger and poverty, while adapting to environmental changes ...
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Ambassador Brewer congratulate the Government of Sierra Leone on passing the 2020 MCC Scorecard

Ambassador Maria Brewer met with President Julius Maada Bio this morning and offered her congratulations to Sierra Leone on the occasion of passing the 2020 Millennium Challenge Corporation – MCC  Scorecard. Ambassador Brewer stated, “I am pleased to congratulate the Government of Sierra Leone on passing the 2020 MCC Scorecard. In many significant areas, including Girls Primary Education Completion Rates ...
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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone (October 30, 2019)

Location: Near Fourah Bay College, Mount Aureol, Freetown Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place today, at or near Fourah Bay College related to student elections. US government personnel are advised to avoid roads to and from Fourah Bay College until after 4:00 pm local time. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Monitor local media for updates. ...
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Ambassador Maria Brewer Visit Njala University.

Ambassador Maria Brewer visiting Njala University, where she recently met with the Aquaculture team and representatives of SkyFox, a USAID grantee. Together, they are developing new business opportunities and resources for fish farming, helping provide access to markets for women and youth entrepreneurs.  
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Ambassador Brewer met with Sierra Leone Correctional Services Officials

  Ambassador Brewer met with Sierra Leone Correctional Services (SLCS) officials upon their return from a U.S. government-sponsored two-week training at the International Corrections Management Training Center in Colorado. This is the fourth Sierra Leonean delegation to participate in an advanced “Corrections Institutional Management” course. Participants highlighted the importance of respecting the human rights of ...
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