Sierra Leone: Citizens Demand Urgent Climate Action From Government and Other Stakeholders

Among citizens familiar with climate change, two-thirds (67%) say it is making life worse.

Situated along West Africa’s low-lying coastline, Sierra Leone boasts dense biodiversity with rich marine life and relies heavily on its agriculture and livestock sectors (Sesay & Kallon, 2022; World Food Programme, 2022; Brima, 2021).

Despite being only a marginal producer of greenhouse gases, Sierra Leone ranks 166th out of 185 countries on the ND-GAIN (2021) Index, indicating very high vulnerability to climate…


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