December 2, 2022 - Monrovia. The Government of Liberia, through the Forestry Development Authority (FDA), has revised and signed an extension of the Co-Management Agreement (CMA) with the communities represented by the Co-Management Committee (CMC), for the management of the East Nimba Nature Reserve (ENNR).
Forestry Development Authority, has reacted to a recent publication by the DayLight’s titled, “FDA’s Managers Issue Illegal Timber Export Permit” failed to provide factual information. According to FDA, the DayLight publication in the FrontPageAfrica is fallacious, uncompromisingly and a calculated ploy to denigrate the forest sector.
The Forestry Development Authority (FDA) through the Liberia Forest Sector Project (LFSP) has embarked on a communication campaign to increase public awareness about the REDD+ and to communicate some of the key milestones of the project since its inception five years ago.
Authorities of the FDA and Liberia Chimpanzee Rescue & Protection (LCRP) over the weekend received four chimpanzees rescued by the government of Guinea Bissau. The four chimpanzees will join their Liberian cousins at LCRP’s Sanctuary and Conservation Center in Charlesville, Margibi County to share the care, warmth, and privileges currently being offered to over eighty other chimpanzees, rescued from the illegal bushmeat and pet trades.
The U.S. Forest Service and USAID established the first post-civil war herbarium in Liberia at the Forestry Training Institute in Tubmanburg, Bomi County. 22 forestry technicians completed a 5-day herbarium management workshop, which is vital for forestry education and research in Liberia.
The mandate to develop the agriculture sector calls for putting in place an effective organizational structure and manned by staff capable of planning, coordinating, implementing, monitoring and evaluating agricultural development programs. +