Five hundred participants, including government-designated experts from a hundred countries and representatives of eighty international, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations attended the International Conference on Water and the Environment (ICWE) in Dublin, Ireland, on 26-31 January 1992. The experts saw the emerging global water resources picture as critical. At its closing session, the Conference adopted this Dublin Statement and the Conference Report. The problems highlighted are not speculative in nature; nor are they likely to affect our planet only in the distant future. They are here and they affect humanity now. The future survival of many millions of people demands immediate and effective action.… Read More


To implement the National Water and Sanitation Policy (NWSP), the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources (MeWR) established the WASH Sector Policy Co-ordination Team (SPCT) to oversee and coordinate externally – focussed sector activities supporting the WASH policy. The SPCT manages and coordinates all actions needed to implement the NWSP and has representation from relevant sector actors.… Read More


Following two decades of centralised rule and 10 years of civil war, Sierra Leone does not have an adequate institutional framework for delivering its development goals relating to water and sanitation. The government has embarked on profound reform and transformation across the WASH sector. A significant part of this reform includes changes in the mandates, structure and responsibilities of a number of public sector institutions.… Read More


Sierra Leone’s Third Generation Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (2013 – 2018)   About    Sierra Leone’s Vision for 2013 to 2035 is to become a middle-income country. It would be an inclusive, green country, with 80% of the population above the poverty line. It would have gender equality, a well-educated, healthy population, good governance and rule of law, well-developed… Read More


The purpose of this document is to provide guidelines to the staff of the Waste Management Department and Bo Town Council as a whole on their roles, responsibilties and implementation of the department’s activieis. The document serves as a roadmap for the proper implementation of the department’s operational and financial responsibilties.… Read More