To increase animal feed production through corn production, GOL & FAO sign Project.
Internal Affairs Minister Honorable Varney A. Sirleaf and Acting Agriculture Minister Honorable Ernest J. Clarke signed for Government, while Madam Mariatou Njie, FAO’s Country Representative signed for her organization.
President Weah appoints Internal Affairs Ministry as chair of cabinet Subcommittee on Peace Building and Reconciliation.
The Cabinet Sub-committee is mandated to link the NED Resolutions to the Government’s flagship development agenda, Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development (PAPD). Meanwhile, President Weah requests the Subcommittees to meet every Tuesday and report to the full Cabinet on monthly basis.
“Peace is the way to go”; Minister Sirleaf rallies Maryland citizens as he resolves Citizens/MOPP tension
Harper, September 2, 2019: In Maryland County, on August 26, 2019, citizens of Gbeken, a community near the operation area of MOPP violently shut down the company’s operations on allegation that the company had encroached on their customary land. MOPP is the Maryland Oil Palm Plantation.
“Peace is the way to go”; Minister Sirleaf rallies Maryland citizens as he resolves Citizens/MOPP tension
The citizens invoked their tradition and setup road blocks to prevent access to MOPP’s workers. According to spokespersons of Gbeken Community, their action to close the operations was triggered by prolong complaints of encroachment which have not been fully addressed.
Calm returns to concession districts in Grand Kru County following weeks of strike against management of Golden Veroleum-Liberia (GVL)
In recent weeks, the company has been hit with indefinite strike action by workers, thus paralyzing operations and destroying palm fruits which are harvested on a daily basis. GVL Management says the obstructions have cost them thousands of dollars in loss. Over one thousand two hundred workers will resume normal operations this Monday September 2nd following days of intensive intervention between them and their top management.
Calm returns to concession districts in Grand Kru County following weeks of strike against management of Golden Veroleum-Liberia (GVL)
The workers in mid-August laid down their tools for what they termed as the company’s failure to address some unsettled demands. A joint mission of the Ministries of Internal Affairs and Labor, headed by the Internal Affairs Ministry Boss visited Sorroken where the dialogues were held. The GVL Management and workers among other things agreed to improve their relations and that the company assured government to meet the demands of workers which were categorized into segments namely immediate, medium and long terms.
Calm returns to concession districts in Grand Kru County following weeks of strike against management of Golden Veroleum-Liberia (GVL)
The concession districts are Garaway, Wedabo and Sorroken. A release from the Ministry of Internal Affairs said normal operations of the company will resume Monday, September 2nd following weeks of paralysis. In recent weeks, the company has been hit with indefinite strike action by workers, thus paralyzing operations and destroying palm fruits which are harvested on a daily basis. GVL Management says the obstructions have cost them thousands of dollars in loss.
Internal Affairs Minister arrives arrival in Harper, Maryland County amid students’ protest of academic activities at state-run Tubman University
Upon his arrival, Internal Affairs Minister Varney Sirleaf quickly met with the Administration of Tubman University. He assured the Administration that Government takes the recent protest seriously and that a solution has been found
Internal Affairs Ministry takes Local Government Law to young people
Monrovia, August 27, 2019: To popularize the Local Government Law among young people, the Technical Focal Person, D. Emmanuel Wheinyue on Tuesday, August 27th held an engagement with over 70 young people, mostly from District Youth Councils of 17 electoral districts of Montserrdao County and other young groups. The one-day event was tilted Advancing Youth civic engagement in Liberia's Local Government.
In Cote D'lvoire, Minister Sirleaf rallies Government to support Liberia
During a state visit of President Weah to Abidjan in 2018, the Liberian leader expressed commitment to forming stronger partnership with his Ivorian counterpart for betterment of citizenry of the sisterly countries. Particular emphasis was placed on sustenance of peace, security and boosting agriculture along the border which covers Nimba, Grand Gedeh, RiverGee and Maryland Counties.
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