Last updated: 18 january, 2011 - 11:08 GMT

Eco-tourism in Sierra Leone

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 A general view of the countryside just outside Freetown

Sierra Leone, long plagued by war, is blessed with arable land, beautiful mountains and fabulous beaches, the stuff of tourists' dreams.

A group of European and American back-packers are working on a eco-tourist venture at John Obey village.

BBC Network Africa's Umaru Fofana went to find out more.

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