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Acting Ambassador Laurie Meininger plants a tree on Sierra Leone National Tree Planting Day

The U.S. government partners with the Sierra Leone Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security (MAFFS) and other ministries dedicated to the conservation of Sierra Leone’s fragile environment. The rapid and indiscriminant felling of trees is leading to  deforestation  of large parts of Sierra Leone, contributing to  soil erosion . This in turn has resulted in landslides and ... Read More»

2017 SIERRA LEONE TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS REPORT

The Government of Sierra Leone does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking; however, it is making significant efforts to do so. The government demonstrated increasing efforts compared to the previous reporting period; therefore, Sierra Leone remained on Tier 2. The government demonstrated increasing efforts by investigating and initiating prosecutions of ... Read More»