The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

SL country flag Sierra Leone

Key Partners

European Union

Government of Japan

Government of Sierra Leone

United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

World Bank

UNOPS in Sierra Leone supports the government, United Nations and other partners in a range of procurement, project management and infrastructure-related services.

From supporting long-term peace and resilience by enabling access to basic services to providing renewable energy solutions, UNOPS works closely with partners to increase the economic, social and environmental sustainability for the projects it supports – with a focus on sustainability, efficiency and developing national capacity.

Key Information

  • UNOPS impact in Sierra Leone

    • Provided a reliable source of energy for health facilities, small and medium-sized businesses, and households across the country by strengthening renewable energy infrastructure, improving essential services for some 300,000 residents.
    • Rehabilitated landslide-affected areas and helped reduce the risk of loss of life and property from floods in vulnerable locations through the rehabilitation of infrastructures such as footbridges, culverts, drainages and blocked watercourses.
    • Improved maternal and child healthcare services by constructing basic emergency obstetric and newborn care facilities in vulnerable districts.

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    Life expectancy at birth
    Life expectancy at birth, total (years)

    Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.

    Source: (2021)

    Total population

    Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. The values shown are midyear estimates.

    Source: (2022)

  • Flag SL Contact Details

    UNOPS Sierra Leone

    4A Renner Drive

    Off Wilkinson Road


    Sierra Leone

    Tel: +232 30882151

Active projects in the region

Improving access to renewable energy in rural Sierra Leone

A policy brief evaluates the impact of the Rural Renewable Energy project, which provided communities across 14 districts of Sierra Leone with access to off-grid solar electricity.

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