Reports of rampaging forest buffalos are emanating from Weagar Town, River Cess, where the animals have destroyed numerous farms in the town and are causing farmers and surrounding villagers to abandon their farms and homes.
Two stakeholder groups in the logging sector have accused the government of Liberia of violating the 2006 National Forestry Reform law by denying benefits to affected forest communities.
Local officials and residents of Kakata are accusing NC Sanitors and Services, a waste management company, of illegally dumping medical waste in a community in Kakata. They say it has been happening for three years now.
A group advocating for the rights of communities affected by logging companies wants the legislature to ensure that the government pays communities their legal fair share of land rental fees collected from logging companies.
The acting director general of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority, Augustine M. Manoballah, says Liberia needs more international support to effectively combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing activities across the country.
Large piles of garbage have once again overtaken Monrovia and nearby municipalities.
A local disaster management committee made up of members of communities affected by recent flooding in Margibi are working ahead of the upcoming rainy season to prevent flooding in their communities.
Efforts are underway to conserve and enhance Liberia’s ecosystem services by attaching value to its oceans. For years, oceans in the country have been unappreciated, and its services are taken for granted, like in most countries across Africa.