Liberia: NUCFDC Ends Regional Dialogue On Forest Sector Law in Maryland County

The National Union of Community Forestry Development Committee (NUCFDC) last week held a one day dialogue with members aimed at boosting the committee’s awareness of their role and responsibilities of the Community Forestry Development Society (CFDCS). The dialogue brought together community forestry management bodies, district commissioners and statutory district superintendents of forest affected communities in River Gee, Grand Kru, and Maryland Counties. Mr.Andrew Y.Y.Zelemen head of the NUCFDC Secretariat and National facilitator told reporters that the dialogue was intended to …
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Community forest rights: What are the conditions for success?

When working on community forest rights, we need to look beyond the formalization of these rights and also work on the enabling environment that allows the community to benefit from their forest resources. This was the key message of a session titled “Community forest rights: What are the key conditions for success?”, organized by Tropenbos International and ClientEarth, during the 2019 LANDac Conference in Utrecht. During the session three speakers, Lucia Gbala, Partner at Heritage Partners & Associates (HPA), Freddie …
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/ Climate Change, Forestry