Find Agriculture expertise in Sierra Leone


Agriculture, forestry and fisheries are major industries in Sierra Leone which contribute 59% of GDP (2010) and account for 47.7% of land use. Nearly half of the working-age population survives on subsistence agriculture.  The main agricultural products are rice, coffee, cocoa, palm kernels, palm oil, peanuts, poultry, cattle, sheep, pig and fish. The principal agricultural exports are cocoa, coffee and fish and the main partners are Belgium, France, Netherlands and the US. The Ministry Of Agriculture and Food Security is responsible for food security and reducing poverty and environmental degradation through sustainable management of resources in agriculture and forestry.

Agriculture organisations in Sierra Leone
Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security