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Sierra Leone - Transitioning Towards Green Growth: Stocktaking and the Way Forward - Executive Summary
Sierra Leone has made an impressive recovery since the end of its civil conflict in 2002, with an average annual GDP growth rate of 5–6%. Poverty has dropped from 66.4 in 2003 to 52.9 in 2011. However, challenges remain, and social indicators, though improving, remain very low; for example, only 12% of the population has access to electricity and 35% of the rural population to clean drinking water.