Bridging Knowledge & Policy

Bridging Knowledge & Policy

How can we bridge the gap between knowledge and policy? The Institute for Governance Reform is a research and advocacy think tank based in Freetown, Sierra Leone. We believe that weak public oversight of resource allocation and budget management is one of the underlying causes of poverty, inequality, and tension in Sierra Leone. We support public and private institutions to respond to economic development challenges, poverty, and state effectiveness.

Episodes

February 3, 2023 1 min

As many of you probably already know, there are several African countries that are holding national elections this 2023 (such as SL, Liberia, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Chad, Gabon and also South Sudan). Bridging Knowledge and Policy will produce a brief weekly elections-series podcast that will cover substantive topics that will focus on issues related to the lead-up to the June 2023 national elections. The intent here...

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In this episode we speak with Paul Jibateh to look at the ongoing challenges of hate speech in Sierra Leone and the role it plays in undermining social cohesion. Paul helps us to better understand the role that the media plays and its ongoing role in disseminating hate speech. 

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October 12, 2022 33 min

This episode talks about Sierra Leones' strong religious tolerance to temper political tensions. 

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August 22, 2022 25 min

In this episode, we speak with Kelfala Kallon, the Bank Governor of Sierra Leone about the current state of inflation and its impact on Sierra Leone’s economy. But what can one say are the causes of the unstable rate of inflation in the country and what can be done about it?

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July 21, 2022 21 min

In this episode, we speak with Dr. Kelfala Kallon, the Bank Governor of Sierra Leone about our country’s currency redenomination process.

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