Sierra Leone 2035 Vision

Sierra Leone Vision is to become a Middle income country by 2035

By 2035, Sierra Leone aspires to be an inclusive, green, middle-income country with the following features:

  • Socially, economically and politically empowered women contributing to national development in various forms
  • Hunger is eradicated
  • Less than 5% of people seeking jobs would be without work
  • Over 80% of the population above the poverty line
  • Free and compulsory education for every child
  • Over 90% of the population able to read and write
  • Access to affordable housing for all
  • A health care and delivery system within a 10 kilometre radius of every village
  • An effective and efficient child and family welfare system
  • Life expectancy of 70 years, where every mother has access to a modern hospital in which she can give birth without fear and loss of Child
  • Less than 11% stunting among children under two years of age
  • An independent and accessible judiciary enjoying the confidence of the people
  • A system of political governance where governments are voted in and out of power peacefully, and where citizens can hold governments to account for efficient and effective delivery of public services
  • A modern and well developed infrastructure with reliable energy supplies
  • World standard ICT
  • A stable, export-led economy, based on sound macroeconomic fundamentals, with inflation close to 5% and government revenues increased significantly to 35% of GDP
  • Private sector-led growth, creating value-added products, and providing jobs for our people
  • An effective environmental management system in place that protects our biodiversity and is capable of pre-empting environmental disasters
  • To be a model in responsible and efficient natural resource exploitation.

 

http://www.undp.org/content/dam/sierraleone/docs/projectdocuments/povreduction/undp_sle_The%20Agenda%20for%20Prosperity%20.pdf

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