The International Organization for Migration in Sierra Leone has embarked on community engagement and training as being a critical issue to their work in border areas.

The IOM team was in Falaba District were they engaged and trained communities including women group and youths on issues related to border areas and other relevant things for their safety and the community at large.

The team embarked on Training of Border Community Women Involving in Crop Farming, Cattle Herders and Border Trading on Conflict Resolution.

The training was geared at building cross border peace and strengthening sustainable livelihoods of cattle herders and crop farmers in Sierra Leone.

According to them, they are working on the ‘Borderland Development and Community Engagement’ which is even established as the 5th pillar of the African Union strategy for better integrated border governance.