An Afrobarometer survey was conducted for the first time in Liberia in 2008. The findings enable us to assess popular opinions on land disputes and the likely consequences for peace and stability in Liberia.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsOctober, 2009Liberia
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsMarch, 2018Sudan, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Liberia, Mali, Sierra Leone, Indonesia, Laos
In the wave of efforts to encourage and support more “responsible” land investments, one aspect has been largely overlooked: are governments equipped with the legal and technical support needed to effectively negotiate and conclude investment contracts that lead to responsible outcomes?
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2014Angola, Fiji, North Macedonia, Benin, El Salvador, Burkina Faso, Indonesia, Djibouti, Australia, Bolivia, Austria, Congo, Venezuela, Guinea, Malawi, Costa Rica, Mozambique, Liberia, Uganda, Madagascar, Senegal, Paraguay
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 1986Liberia, Netherlands, United States of America, Africa
This report covers the work of forest resources mapping undertaken by the Remote Sensing Unit of the Forestry Development Authority of Liberia between March 1982 and June 1984. Its principle aim is to reassess the actual forest cover area of Liberia by interpretation of recent aerial photography and the subsequent transfer of this photo detail to 1 in 125,000 map series. The procedures adopted for this mapping study are detailed.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2014Fiji, Honduras, Nepal, Zambia, Gambia, Chile, Guatemala, China, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Australia, Jamaica, Congo, Mozambique, Liberia, Yemen, Nicaragua, Myanmar, Ecuador, Paraguay
En el marco de la gobernanza moderna, la transparencia significa reconocer la responsabilidad de proporcionar informaciones. El sistema de las Naciones Unidas, como un servicio público mundial, tiene que dar el ejemplo al suministrar información a sus Estados Miembros, órganos rectores, asociados y otras partes interesadas sobre sus recursos y principales logros, proponiéndola en un formato de fácil lectura. Sin embargo, muchas de las actividades llevadas a cabo por el sistema de las Naciones Unidas en general, y de la FAO en particular, no se conocen muy bien.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2011Bangladesh, Lithuania, Spain, Azerbaijan, Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Guatemala, Australia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nepal, Liberia, Vietnam, Albania, Italy, Cambodia, India, Georgia, Mexico, Norway, Czech Republic
Unprecedented pressures on land have been created as new areas are cultivated, taken over by expanding urban centres or are abandoned due to degradation, climate change and conflict. These developments have strained the rules, processes and institutions that determine which land resources are used, by whom, for how long and under what conditions.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsNovember, 2016Liberia
Agriculture and mining are increasingly driving deforestation in Liberia, as trees are cleared to make way for plantations and mines. The environmental impacts of deforestation are devastating, but the people and communities who live in the forest are also at risk.
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