Theme: Climate Change Adaptation Technologies-08.02.2023 The Turtle team is made up of Geraldine Dohogne and Estelle van Eeckhout, two female friends who have been close for 34 years and chose to go on an adventure that will influence and improve lives, particularly in Sierra Leone’s business ecosystem. In order to spread awareness and generate money for their endeavor, the turtle […]
AT FREETOWN PITCH NIGHT IN COLLABORATION WITH THE EU, THE PRIVATE SECTOR SHOWS HOW IT CAN BE PART OF THE SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM OF SINGLE-USE PLASTIC
Written by Memuna Forna- Insight. Yesterday’s Pitch Night to hear sustainable commercial solutions to Sierra Leone’s single-use plastic problem, held at the EU Delegation at Leicester Peak, highlighted the potential of the private sector in Sierra Leone to be solutions providers instead of problem causers.The event, which was a collaboration between the EU and Innovation SL, was organised within the […]
THE EUROPEAN UNION (EU) PARTNERS WITH INNOVATION SL FOR A SPECIAL PITCH NIGHT TO HEAR COMMERCIAL SOLUTIONS TO SIERRA LEONE’S PLASTIC PROBLEMS.
By Memuna Forna- Insight Magazine. There can’t be anyone who has not experienced Sierra Leone’s problem with plastic waste. Abandoned plastic bags, water sachets and bottles litter the streets. They clog gutters and drainage channels, increasing the risk of flooding in our already flood-prone country. They wash up onto the beach, deter tourists, poison our fishing stocks and threaten the […]