EPA, Ministry of Mines and Energy hold Training on the development of user friendly handbook for artisanal and small scale miners in Liberia.

The Ministry of Mines & Energy in partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency of Liberia (EPA) is holding a one-day Technical Inception & Consultative Workshop in Kakata, Margibi County on “Strengthening governance, human rights and environmental management for artisanal mining sector through user-friendly tools, awareness and capacity building”. The workshop is being held to kick off the Environmental Governance Project funded by UNDP in partnership with Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) under the Environmental Governance Programme (EGP). It is intended to prepare an Artisanal Small-scale Mining user-friendly handbook, which would strengthen governance, human rights and environmental management for the artisanal mining sector in Liberia and as well create awareness on global environmental values.