SIX COMMUNITIES SIX MINES PROJECT

COMMUNITY PERCEPTIONS REGARDING THE SOCIAL PERFORMANCE OF MINING COMPANIES IN SIERRA LEONE
Short project summary:In partnership with the Peace and Conflict Studies Department of Fourah Bay College – University of Sierra Leone, Independent SP funded and conducted a unique field study looking at the community perceptions related to the social performance of mining companies in six communities across Sierra Leone.
Project dates:November 2013 – June 2014
Status:Current
Research team:
  • Co-Lead and Senior Researcher: Jordon Kuschminder, Director and Senior Consultant – Independent SP
  • Co-Lead and Senior Advisor: Desmond Williams, Deputy Director – Peace and Conflict Studies Department, Fourah Bay College / University of Sierra Leone
  • Field Researcher: Joseph Smith, Field Intern – Independent SP
Funding organisations
Implementing partner organisations
External link:Six Communities Six Mines Project

Project Description:

In partnership with the Peace and Conflict Studies Department of Fourah Bay College – University of Sierra Leone, Independent SP funded and conducted a unique field study looking at the community perceptions related to the social performance of mining companies in six communities across Sierra Leone.

The field work for this project was completed from November 2013 through April 2014. The final report will be made available on this webpage in July 2014.