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  • Eco-friendly stoves help combat coastal erosion while boosting income in Liberia

    The government, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), launched a project to develop defense mechanisms against the effects of climate change that cause sea erosion.

  • Kokoyah boasts of Successes

    The Kokoyah Millennium Village in Bong County can now boast of several initiatives benefitting residents of surrounding towns and villages.

  • Liberia scales up efforts to protect its coastline from rising seas
    Dec 13, 2017

    In 2010, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Liberia launched the Enhancing Resilience of Vulnerable Coastal Areas to Climate Change Risks in Liberia (Coastal Defense Project for short) with funding from the Global Environment Facility (GEF).

  • Peace talks in war-torn border town

    With UNDP help, three years of localized tribal conflict came to an end - and the relative amity seems to be holding, after Allasane Quattara, President of Côte d'Ivoire and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, as well as elders from the two warring cross-border factions met in Zwedru to discuss reconciliation.

  • Promoting Women's Economic Empowerment

    In a far away village of Ulah in Central Bong County, a mother of 5 children and 13 grand children says she is currently utilizing business skills attained from UNDP‘s Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) training to sustain her family.

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