On Oct. 16, the Forestry Development Authority and the Wild Chimpanzee Foundation convened a meeting between stakeholders from the Proposed Krahn-Bassa National Park and their counterparts from the already existent Grebo-Krahn National Park to allow them a glimpse of how the creation of a new park could affect their lives.
On Friday, hundreds of residents from communities surrounding the Gba Community Forest in Western Nimba trooped into the forest to watch two elephants that reportedly crossed over from neighboring Guinea.
Three Sinoe communities are threatening to terminate their contract with a logging company for failing to adhere to an agreement to provide the communities with benefits.
The Forestry Training Institute, located in Tubmanburg, has graduated 58 students in various forestry-related disciplines. Additionally, 11 members of the instituteâ€™s confiscation unit received training as part of an in-service program at the Forestry Development Authority.
For the first time in post-war Liberia, Liberia has celebrated World Pangolin Day. The celebration was organized by the Libassa Wildlife Sanctuary, in collaboration with the Forestry Development Authority, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Paynesville City Corporation, and other partners.
Citizens in Sinoeâ€™s third district are speaking strongly against the expansion of Sapo National Park, due to the governmentâ€™s reported failure to provide promised social benefits to nearby communities.
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 men have died as a result of reported suffocation within a borehole well while repairing a hand pump in the WAFDI Camp, Giegbarn community, within Grand Bassaâ€™s second district.