SOBA

Sierra Leone Opportunities for Business Action (SOBA) is a UK Aid funded private sector development programme that uses a market systems approach to facilitate pro-poor economic growth in Sierra Leone. The programme collaborates with private sector businesses in three primary areas: (1) sustainable energy, (2) agriculture, (3) professional services and entrepreneurship markets, to trial and to scale innovative and inclusive business practices that reduce poverty and improve economic opportunities for poor women and men.

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Ag-inputs Dealer Development Programme Trains 15 New Agents

Ag-inputs Dealer Development Programme Trains 15 New Agents

SOBA recently conducted training as part of its Ag-Inputs Dealer Development Programme aimed at up-skilling ag-inputs agents. SOBA collaborated with TJAL Enterprises and invited 15 of its agents to attend the one- day training. The training goal was to create agents...

New Publication: SOBA Case Study and Results Presentation

New Publication: SOBA Case Study and Results Presentation

SOBA 1 launched in late 2013, with an initial focus on rice and vegetable markets. The programme continued through Ebola Virus Disease outbreak, adapting delivery to respond to the emergency context. Leveraging its network of business partners and strong contextual...

Renewable Energy Snapshots

Renewable Energy Snapshots

SOBA’s Renewable Energy team created a series of sector snapshots to give you an overview of what is happening in key areas of the market. Visit the resource page to see all the snapshots.  

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