LLA Ends Massive Awareness on Women’s Land Rights in Lofa County

To increase awareness of the Land Rights Act (LRA) and the Act that established the LLA, including other national and international legal instruments that protect and promote women and young girls, persons with disabilities and marginalized groups’ rights to land ownership, the LLA with support from the Sida/Lantmäteriet funded Capacity Building for Inclusive Land Administration and Management Project/ILAMP, on May 13, 2022, ended a robust awareness campaign in five (5) districts, namely; Kolahun, Voinjama, Quadu-Gboni, Zorzor and Salayea. The awareness covered fifteen (15) selected communities, namely; Popalahun, Massabolahun, Selega, Barzewein, Sarkonedu, Marvekonedu, Samodu, Barkedu, Nyanmakamandu, Gbebedu, Nasadu, David-Selma Town, Passama, Gorlu and Beyan Town. Further, the campaign brought together stakeholders, local government officials, traditional leaders, women and youth groups, persons with disabilities, and marginalized groups in Lofa County. The awareness which is being held under the theme: “Women and men have the right to own land” is expected to continue in Nimba, Bong and Margibi counties.