Third Productivity and Transparency Support Grant (WB-P169498)

  • Sierra Leone
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Apr 30, 2020
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Government of Sierra Leone
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Education and Health
  • Energy
  • Law and Government
  • Mining
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 100.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 100.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Mar 2, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Feb 18, 2020

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Project Description

According to bank documents, the main objective is to achieve sustainable and inclusive economic development by: (i) creating the conditions for increased productivity in selected economic sectors and (ii) improving transparency in selected government decision making processes.

The project has two pillars:

  1. Pillar 1: Creating the conditions for increased productivity in selected economic sectors (Agriculture, Land, Fisheries, Energy and Education)
  2. Pillar 2: Improving transparency and accountability in selected government decision making processes (Public Financial Management (PFM), Extractives, Anti-Corruption)
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank:
Youssouf Kiendrebeogo, Kemoh Mansaray
Senior Economist


Ministry of Finance
Jacob Jusu Saffa
Minister of Finance"

Implementing Agencies:
Anti Corruption Commission
Francis Ben-Kaifala

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Dennis Vandi Sandi
Minister of Agriculture

Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources
Emma Kowa Jalloh
Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources

Ministry of Lands Housing and Country Planning
Dennis Sandy
Minister of Land Housing and Country Planning

Teaching Service Commission
Stanela Beckley
Chair of the Commission


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