Entries by alfred fornah

SIERRA LEONE DIASPORA MEDICS DELIVERING FREE MEDICAL CARE

By Alfred Fornah ODA, Monday 5th November 2018- A team of Sierra Leonean Diaspora Medical professionals from United Kingdom, Switzerland and the United State of America are in Sierra Leone to deliver free medical services in the Kailahun District. The Medics are in country to take part in the second phase of the Migration for […]

POST CD4D WORKSHOP ENDS IN FREETOWN

By Alfred Fornah The Connecting Diaspora for Development (CD4D) Participants on Friday 5th October concluded a one day workshop on post CD4D Program in Sierra Leone. The event which took place at the newly established Strategic Entrepreneurship Program (SEP) start Hub at the Institute of Advanced Management and Technology ( IAMTECH) in Freetown attracted senior […]

ICMPD & ODA Conclude 2 Days Workshop on Diaspora Engagement for the Protection of Migrants throughout Emergencies

 Freetown 14th September 2018- The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), in collaboration with the Office of Diaspora Affairs (ODA), held a two day workshop on “Diaspora Engagement for the Protection of Migrants throughout Emergencies” in the framework of the EU-funded project “Migrants in Countries in Crisis (MICIC): Supporting an Evidenced-based Approach for Effective […]

SIERRA LEONE DIASPORA, JAPAN DELIVER AGRIBUSINESS INVESTMENT!

By Alfred Fornah The Agribusiness Investment Forum which was held on the 18th and 19th September brought together a unique group of diaspora investors, entrepreneurs, Japanese private companies and key stakeholders connecting and problem-solving to enhance development prospects for agribusiness contributing to inclusive growth in Sierra Leone. The event at Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel, organized […]

ODA, IOM, & MPPA Meet On Diaspora Agribusiness Investment Forum

By Alfred Fornah The Office of Diaspora Affairs (ODA), International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Ministry of Political and Public Affairs (MPPA) on Thursday 6th September, 2018 held a fruitful meeting regarding preparations on the forthcoming Diaspora Agribusiness Investment Forum. The meeting which was held at MPPA, Youyi Building in Freetown saw discussions on […]

SIERRA LEONE DIASPORA AGRIBUSINESS INVESTMENT FORUM

The 5 Ws of an Agribusiness Investment Forum… in Sierra Leone What is this? An investment forum that will bring together investors, entrepreneurs, and other diasporas with key roles to play in supporting enterprise development in Sierra Leone to connect, interact, and problem-solve to enhance prospects for development of agribusiness enterprises that can contribute to […]

Planning for the Diaspora Agribusiness investment Forum intensified

  The Office of Diaspora Affairs ( ODA) and International organization for Migration have today held a fruitful meeting at ODA’s Headquarters in Freetown to Intensify arrangements and planning for the anticipated Diaspora Agribusiness Forum slated for September 18th and 19th respectively. The objective of the forum is to promote investments and trade for Sierra […]

President Bio Interacts With Sierra Leoneans in Nouakchott

Nouakchott, Mauritania, Saturday 30th June 2018 – His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio has now made it a routine to interact with ordinary Sierra Leoneans residing in countries abroad during his overseas trips. For him the philosophy is simple, that for Sierra Leone to prosper and his Government to succeed he would need contributions from […]

AFFORD & PARTNERS CONCLUDE A 3 DAY WORKSHOP ON DIASPORA CONTRIBUTION TO DEVELOPMENT AND JOB CREATION

Our Private Sector Manager and Communication Officer  were proud to join the African Foundation For Development (AFFORD) and partners in  a three Day training workshop on enabling and enhancing Diaspora contribution to Development and job Creation for Sierra Leone. The workshop which was funded by the European Union started on Monday the 12th of June […]