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United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

Established in 1994, the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is the sole legally binding international agreement linking environment and development to sustainable land management. The Convention addresses specifically…

Land and Climate

Liberia is located on the west coast of Africa, (latitude 6.4280548 and longitude -9.4294987) and occupies a land area of approximately 111 370 km2 of which 96 160 km2 (86 percent) is dry land.

Land and Climate
Photo Credit: Dr. Kolleh Bangura. Coastal Erosion at Tropicana Beach, Paynesville, Liberia