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The GolaMA

The GolaMA Project is a partnership between forest communities, the Government of Liberia and the international conservation community to conserve and manage the Gola Forest that lies outside of protected areas.

The GolaMA
Photo Credit: SCNL

The Mano IWRM Project

The GEF-funded “Mano River Ecosystem Conservation and International Water Resources Management (IWRM) Project” is being implemented by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). It targets the conservation and…

The Mano IWRM Project
Photo Credit: FDA

An Overview of the Catagena Protocol

The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety is one of the Protocols to the Convention on Biological Diversity. It was adopted by the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on 29…

Overview of the CBD

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is one of the three conventions that make up the Rio Conventions.

Forest Biodiversity

Liberia is recognized globally as a top conservation priority in the West African region, as it has significantly high levels of species endemic and accounts for 42% of West Africa‘s remaining Upper Guinean Forest, a humid coastal rainforest belt and a global Biodiversity Hotspot that stretches across the other West African countries of Cote d‘Ivoire, Ghana, Sierra Leone and Togo.

Forest Biodiversity
A Black Beetle. Photo Credit: Dr. Kolleh Bangura

Agricultural Biodiversity

These agricultural ecosystems could have entirely been considered as a part of terrestrial ecosystems but this is not possible because of their dual ecosystem characteristics.