FAO and Gol Agree to Promote Urban/Peri-Urban Agriculture and Sustainable Forest Management

[Observer] The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) and the Forestry Development Authority (FDA) recently signed two project agreements to promote urban and peri-…

[Observer] The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) and the Forestry Development Authority (FDA) recently signed two project agreements to promote urban and peri-urban agriculture in vegetables and poultry and the sustainable management of Liberia's forest sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Two Senior Police Officers Probed for ‘Missing’ Car

[Observer] Two senior officers of the Liberia National Police (LNP) are facing investigation in connection with the disappearance of a vehicle (a white Geo Prism) at Zone-9 Depot in Monrovia.

[Observer] Two senior officers of the Liberia National Police (LNP) are facing investigation in connection with the disappearance of a vehicle (a white Geo Prism) at Zone-9 Depot in Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Chap Strengthens Technicians’ Skills

[NEWS] As part of the Community of Hope Agriculture Project (CHAP) whuich is committed to the implementation of the Japanese Rice Grant Project, the entity has completed a robust training of trainers exercise for six System of Rice Intensification Tech…

[NEWS] As part of the Community of Hope Agriculture Project (CHAP) whuich is committed to the implementation of the Japanese Rice Grant Project, the entity has completed a robust training of trainers exercise for six System of Rice Intensification Technicians (SRI Technicians) and other program staff. The training also included one Agronomist, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and an Accountant to help widen their understanding on the innovation (SRI)

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Fallouts of the Declared Constitutionality of the Code of Conduct

[NEWS] Social media and community discussion groups have been abuzz with conversations and debates about the tough sounding decision of the Supreme Court of Liberia in declaring the Code of Conduct for Executive Branch officials and personnel constitut…

[NEWS] Social media and community discussion groups have been abuzz with conversations and debates about the tough sounding decision of the Supreme Court of Liberia in declaring the Code of Conduct for Executive Branch officials and personnel constitutional. In a 3-2 decision, the Supreme Court of Liberia ruled that the Code of Conduct is constitutional and officials of government must abide by it.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Carter Center, EU Award Liberian Officials FOI Certificates

[NEWS] The Carter Center and European Unionhave awarded certificates of distinction to nearly 70 Liberian government officials,including officers of the Liberia National Police (LNP)at the end of training to build their capacity in implement the2010 Fr…

[NEWS] The Carter Center and European Unionhave awarded certificates of distinction to nearly 70 Liberian government officials,including officers of the Liberia National Police (LNP)at the end of training to build their capacity in implement the2010 Freedom of Information Act.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Samukai, Dennis, Others Honored

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has honored Defense Minister Brownie Samukai, Out-going UL President Dr. Emmet Dennis and the late former Internal Affairs Minister, Ambullai Bolah Johnson, posthumously. The Special Investiture ceremonies took pl…

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has honored Defense Minister Brownie Samukai, Out-going UL President Dr. Emmet Dennis and the late former Internal Affairs Minister, Ambullai Bolah Johnson, posthumously. The Special Investiture ceremonies took place on Monday at the C. Cecil Dennis Auditorium.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

New USAID Project to Benefit ‘Out-of-School’ Children

[NEWS] The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced the award of a US$33.9M contract to Education for Development Center for the implementation of USAID’s new Accelerated Quality Education for Liberia (AQE) activity, whi…

[NEWS] The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced the award of a US$33.9M contract to Education for Development Center for the implementation of USAID's new Accelerated Quality Education for Liberia (AQE) activity, which focuses on over-age and out-of-school learners whose education was disrupted by the prolonged civil crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

FDA Workers Awarded L$1.5 Million

[NEWS] The Supreme Court of Liberia has awarded 68 members of the Workers Union of the Forestry Development Authority (WUFDA) a total of LD$1,524,400 as salary arrears and transportation reimbursement and US$22,386 for housing allowance.

[NEWS] The Supreme Court of Liberia has awarded 68 members of the Workers Union of the Forestry Development Authority (WUFDA) a total of LD$1,524,400 as salary arrears and transportation reimbursement and US$22,386 for housing allowance.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Boakai, Ghana’s Akufo-Addo Hold Talks

[NEWS] Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has held talks with Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in Accra at which time he formally conveyed the best wishes of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the Government and people of Liberia at the 60th An…

[NEWS] Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has held talks with Ghana's President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in Accra at which time he formally conveyed the best wishes of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the Government and people of Liberia at the 60th Anniversary of the Republic of Ghana that was attended by several African Heads of State.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Cashgate Convict Kalonga Feels Betrayed

[Nyasa Times] Cashgate convict Leonard Kalonga who is being used as a State witness in the K2.4 billion scam has blamed the People’s Party (PP) regime for failing to shield Cashgaters like himself and only shown signs to protect former Accountant Gener…

[Nyasa Times] Cashgate convict Leonard Kalonga who is being used as a State witness in the K2.4 billion scam has blamed the People's Party (PP) regime for failing to shield Cashgaters like himself and only shown signs to protect former Accountant General David Kandonje and former budget director Paul Mphwiyo.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi