The Liberia Land Authority (LLA) through the Land Use and Management Department, with support from the Inclusive Land Administration and Management Project (ILAMP) implemented by Lantmateriet, Conducts a two-day regional training workshop in Kakata, Margibi County under the Theme: Capacity Building at The National, Regional and Local levels.
The training title “Advancing Sustainable Urbanism and Rural Development through Land Use Planning and Management” brings together stakeholders from various sectors involved in urban and rural planning activities, City Mayors, Superintendents, Customary Land Development and Management Committees (CLDMCs), members of Civil Society organizations (CSOs) staff of the Liberia Land Authority County Land Offices (CLOs), and Land Use and Management Headquarters Staff.
The workshop is intended to educate participants on the four (4) legal instruments that were developed by the LLA.
These include: A) The National Land Use and Management Policy, B) Urban Zoning of land uses regulations, C) The Participatory Land Use Planning Guidelines, and D) The Framework for Rural Land Use regulations.
The above-mentioned instruments will be used to regulate the location and uses of land, the nature and the extent of the uses of land by a comprehensive plan to promote the health, safety, sustainability, and general welfare of the cities and the rural communities within the Republic of Liberia. Additionally, the training will enhance participants’ knowledge of rural and urban land use management and planning activities in cities as well as rural communities.
Speaking at the training workshop was the Superintendent of Margibi County, Hon. Jerry Varney.
Lastly, the LLA Commissioner for Land Use and Management Department, Hon. Ellen O. Pratt did the overview of the training follow by training presentations.