Members of the Dokondan Farmers’ Cooperative in Gbendi received a tractor worth over US$50,000 from a USAID-funded project.
The Kordoe Farmers Cooperative in Central Nimba has received an 80 kVA generator through the Liberia Agribusiness Development Activity project.
In its third year of honoring honest civil and public servants in Liberia, the 2017 Integrity Idol award has been given to Rebecca Scotland, an instructor of physician assistants at the Tubman National Institute of Medical Arts.
Through mobile salary payments, government employees can now get their monthly payments transferred to them on their phones, greatly reducing the need for difficult, expensive trips to the bank.
The Press Union of Liberia has issued a warning against ethical transgressions by media institutions and practitioners during the ongoing elections season.
Farmers in Margibi and Montserrado are expected to soon have better access to storage and preservation facilities for their produce, thanks to a USAID-sponsored US$235,000 grant to two agribusinesses.
Within Liberian circles on social media in recent weeks, a UNICEF report published last year has resurfaced, claiming that Liberia tops the list of countries with the highest proportion of out-of-school children. Are there really more children out of school in Liberia, a peaceful country, than in Afghanistan and South Sudan, both countries that are actively involved in civil conflicts?
The Sustainable Development Institute, an organization that pushes for community involvement in natural resources management, has been conducting several activities across River Cess aimed at getting citizens to better understand and monitor county social development funds.