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The Firm

EDS was established in 2006 as a consultancy company, amalgamating the knowledge and experiences of its three founding partners, which span over 30 years of university teaching, investment banking, research, development and management work, accounting, financial and audit services.

EDS provides business development services, through a wide range of technical activities, in support of private sector development. The focus is primarily on the development of small and medium scale enterprises as a direct service provider, as well as in partnership with government, donors, investors, financial institutions and international development organizations.

EDS services are of high technical quality thanks to the qualifications of a strong team of multi-disciplinary consultants with backgrounds in research and socio-economic development, business management, accountancy, microfinance and investment banking.

Our Vision

To be a highly ethical and quality service provider to a vibrant private sector in the Mano River Union States (Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia)

Our Mission

To provide a range of high quality technical assistance and professional services essential for the development and implementation of viable business enterprises and development projects in a professional, timely and cost effective manner.

Our Objectives
    • To assist small and medium scale enterprises with identification and implementation of smart solutions to their business planning, management and financing problems.
    • To partner with government, international development organizations and non-state actors in project identification, development, implementation and monitoring
    • To design and carry out policy relevant studies, with a focus on rural development policies and strategies
    • To advise foreign and local investors on investment possibilities
    • To represent foreign investors, consultants and donors in the Mano River Union countries

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