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  • Africa: Independent forest monitoring to boost transparency

      27 June 2017, Accra, Ghana – Independent forest monitoring by civil society can improve transparency and help strengthen checks on illegality in the forest sector in Africa, an international conference heard last month in Accra. Over 70 experts from ten countries including Cameroon, Cote D’Ivoire, Liberia, Central African Republic

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  • President Sirleaf Seeks Advance Training for Young Liberians

    Washington, D.C.: President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called on Texas Instruments (TI), a leading global technology company, to afford young Liberians aspiring for a profession in technology the opportunity to benefit from the company’s training programs. According to a dispatch from Washington, President Sirleaf made the call on June 29,

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  • Communities benefit at last from Liberia’s money trees

    It’s a myth that money doesn’t grow on trees — a glance at any timber baron’s bank balance would confirm that. But for people living near tropical forests it has long been clear that when money flows to logging companies, there is little left behind for local development. Now, in

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