Private Sector Development

Tavneet Suri (IGC and Assistant Professor of Applied Economics, MIT) and Omodele Jones (FJP Development & Management Consultants) presented, Trudy Morgan (International Institute of Engineers) chaired, and Claudio Scotto (Africa Felix Juice) and Melvin Foday Kamara (FINIC Enterprises) acted as panelists. Presenters stressed that improved access to a wide array of financial tools, easing skill constraints for large firms and local private sector innovation are essential for Sierra Leone.