Promoting Local Entrepreneurship

Progress Status
Not Started
Campaign Promise
Reference in Manifesto
Detail Activities
  • Establish a Presidential Initiative on local entrepreneurship and social enterprise
  • Continue to support business plan competition to give recognition and reward Sierra Leoneans with innovative ideas
  • Mainstream, institutionalise and invest in entrepreneurial skills training at tertiary education levels and business organisations
  • Develop the capacity of business organisations to provide relevant market information and advice to their membership and enhance their capability in business negotiations and dialogue with policy makers
  • Review and implement the Local Content Act to give preference to Sierra Leoneans in the award of contracts and employment
  • Withdraw fiscal incentives from companies that do not comply with employment and local content laws
  • Review policies and laws relating the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)  Support the domestic private sector to create linkages with large domestic as well as foreign firms
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