Conflicting laws around land rights and logging have made it difficult to find a solution to disputes in many parts of the country.
An investigation by The Bush Chicken has confirmed that clearing of customary land in River Cess is being done by Bill Twehway, the managing director of the National Port Authority, in apparent violation of the Land Rights Act.
As wildlife conservation groups push to establish a proposed Krahn-Bassa National Park, some residents of Geetroh Chiefdom in Sinoe are pushing back. They note that unsettled land disputes in the proposed area make it untenable to push for the park’s creation at this time.
A logging company operating in a community forest in Sinoe has been ordered to halt its operations after the Community Forest Management Body of Numopoh determined that it has not met its obligations.
Environmental stakeholders in Liberia have celebrated World Pangolin Day for the second time, in an effort to bring awareness to the state of the world’s most trafficked animal.
A US$330,000 regional complex built in Bomi to host the Forestry Development Authority and the Environmental Protection Agency has been turned over to the government.
The Sinoe chapter of the Liberia Cross Border Women Trade Union has ended a land rights awareness gathering in Greenville intended to create more public awareness on the use of private, public, government, and customary land.
The National Disaster Management Agency says it has developed plans to decentralize its activities in Nimba, a county that has been hit by numerous disasters over the past couple of years.