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Construction of Breakwater helps reduce high threat of sea erosion in Port City

The coastal project supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with funds from the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) which is managed by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), is…  


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.  


Bee-keeping boosts Liberia’s rural economy

Sando Mensah, 41 and mother of six in the town of Handii, Bong County in Liberia, used to burn charcoal to augment her paltry income. In the process of making the charcoal, Sando and other charcoal…  


Snail-raising helps protect biodiversity in Liberia

Years of war and over-dependence on forest resources in rural Liberia led to environmental degradation, loss of biodiversity and destruction of the rural economy. Wild bee harvesting for example, uses…  


Constitutional Reform increases opportunity to enhance women’s Rights

Women of Liberia are optimistic that they have a perfect opportunity to make their voices heard when a referendum on constitutional reform is held in 2016 and may most likely strive to clinch at…  


County Service Center Relieves Stress

The Government of Liberia, through a European Union Grant contribution, is facilitating the actualization of County Service Centers (CSCs) in eight counties.  


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,…  


Timely justice for rape victims in Liberia

As the tears drip from her eyes she added “The child was coming back with the soap and then suddenly a man snatched the soap from her and went into a nearby room.” The 14-year old vulnerable child…  


Social Cash Programme impacts lives in Bong County

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Liberia (GoL) through the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) launched a Social Safety Net Cash Transfer…  


Kokoyah boasts of Successes

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

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