Protecting the nature we all rely on for food, fresh water and livelihoods

Liberian Mangroves

Improve sustainability of mangrove forests and coastal mangrove areas in Liberia through protection, planning and livelihood creation as a building block towards Liberia’s marine and coastal protected areas

Objective: To Strengthen the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Globally Important Mangrove Forests through Effective Participatory Land-Use Planning and Establishment of Marine and Coastal Protected Areas in at Least 35% of Liberia’s Mangroves.

GEF Project ID: 5712

Country: Liberia

Focal Area: Biodiversity

Approval Date: 8 May 2014

Project Status: Under Implementation

Executing Agency: Conservation International

GEF Total Grant: US$ 1,149,943

Cofinancing Total: US$ 3,500,000

Contact Information: Free de Koning

Project Website: GEF-Secretariat Project Link

A shot from Together Liberia's stay in Cestos, the capital of Rivercess County
© Cameron Zahoori/ Flickr Creative Commons

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