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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