Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone is rich in minerals with large quantities of diamonds, gold, bauxite, rutile and iron ore. In 2007 the mining sector contributed around 30% of the country’s GDP and accounted for over 80% of export revenues. In 2009 US oil firm Anadarko Petroleum Corporation announced it had discovered oil in offshore Sierra Leone.

Sources: EITI, Revenue Watch Institute, US State Gov

EITI States: Candidate Country (Suspended)
Visit Sierra Leone’s EITI page

Contact
Cecilia Mattia mamaacee2000@yahoo.co.uk
NACE Coordinator
+232 076 663 343 / 033 353 471

Recent activities

19 September 2012NACE coordinator Cecilia Mattia was elected to the PWYP Global Steering Committee

17 September 2012NACE produced this poster celebrating their achievements for the PWYP ten year anniversary conference.

Coalition members

Action Aid Sierra Leone
Anti Corruption Commission
Campaign against Cruelty to Animals
Campaign for Good Governance
Catholic Relief Services
Christian Aid
Community Advocacy and Development Movement
Green Scenery
Initiatives for Community Development
National Accountability Group
Network Movement for Justice and Development
Search for Common Ground/Talking Drum Studio
United Mines Workers Union

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