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Experts Call for Reforming Liberia’s Health and Education Sectors

In the wake of the October 10, 2017 presidential and Legislative elections, the Governance Commission (GC) held a three – part serial discussions/fora to enlighten the public on civic education. The Commission believed that such voter education was necessary to allow voter access to pertinent information that would inform the decisions they make come elections day.

The first forum focused on Liberia’s Education and Healthcare systems – noting the opportunities, challenges, and strengths and weaknesses of both sectors, and efforts being made, if any, to address the issues. A major highlight of this Governance Commission organized... [Read more]

G C Observes October 10, 2017 National Elections, Run-Off Delayed

The October 10 Presidential and Representative elections have come and gone with a Run – off presidential elections slated for November 7, 2017 between Unity Party Joseph Boakai and Coalition for Democratic Change George Weah. Weah obtained 38.4% while Boakai re...[ Read more ]

FDA Empowers 15 communities to Manage over 150,000 hectares of Land

The Forestry Development Authority, FDA, says it has empowered 15 communities to manage over one hundred and fifty thousand (150,000) hectares of forest land as a means of enhancing food security and reducing poverty.

This action forms part of the government...[ Read more ]

Liberia Urged to Graduate From Subsistence Farming

The West Africa Regional Fisheries Project Coordinator Yevewuo Subah wants Liberia to graduate from subsistence to mechanic farming to ensure food sufficiency in Liberia.

Mr. Subah noted that 70% of Liberians depend on agricultural livelihoods. Most Liberian farmers are poor...[ Read more ]

Twenty Political Parties Sign Farmington River Declaration

Twenty of Liberia’s twenty two political parties have signed on to what is now called “the Farmington River Declaration”, committing themselves to the holding of peaceful elections and judicial resolution of election disputes in Liberia.

ECOWAS and other world leaders witnessed the sign...[ Read more ]

Liberia and EU delegates Discuss Consolidating Peace and Development

The Liberian Government and the European Union on June 8, 2017 held its fifth Political dialogue under the theme “Consolidating Peace and Economic Development” at the Cecil Dennis Auditorium of the Foreign Ministry. The meeting was Co-chair by Liberia’s Foreign Affai...[ Read more ]

GC Holds Stakeholders’ Forum on AGR Recommendations

The Governance Commission held a one day Stakeholders’ Forum on the “methodology for political parties’ debates” as prescribed by the Commission’s latest Annual Governance Report (AGR) on Liberia’s Electoral System released in June 2017.

The meeting took place at the Co...[ Read more ]

GC and Partners hold Pre-Campaign Cocktail for Political Party Leaders

A pre-campaign Cocktail event for political party leaders on deepening commitment to peaceful and violence – free elections in Liberia took place on July 27, 2017 at the Boulevard Palace Hotel in Sinkor. The program brought together standard bearer, vice standard bearer, chairman, and women win...[ Read more ]

Liberia Launches Home-Grown School Feeding Program

Liberia has launched its zero hunger strategic review report and is about to initiate its home-grown school feeding program. Under the Home – Grown School Feeding program, government will introduce mechanize farming in Liberia to help local farmers grow and produce more food, ...[ Read more ]

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