Freetown, located at the seaward tip of a heavily forested, mountainous peninsula, is the capital of Sierra Leone, dominating its urban, economic, and social landscape. Each year, more than 100,000 people in search of employment move to the city, and the urban fringes continue to push deeper into the steep forest expanses outside the city. … Read moreFreetownTheTreeTownCampaign
The theme for the August month Freetown Pitch Night was “The Circular Economy: Waste to Wealth”. A circular economy addresses mounting resource-related challenges for business and economies, and could generate growth, create jobs, and reduce environmental impacts, including carbon emissions. The circular economy’s potential for innovation, job creation and economic development is huge: estimates … Read moreFreetown Pitch Night- August 2nd 2017.