EPA / LLA Developes Strategies for Wetlands Management in Margibi


A collaborating efforts to ensure the management and protection of wetlands across Margibi County, Liberia Land Authority and the Environmental Protection Agency have jointly developed a working strategies to manage wetlands in the County.

The strategies will allow the two Institutions to engage Stakeholders in the Management of wetlands across the County.

The joint implementing exercise according to Commissioner Joe A Dorah, is gear to educate and sensitize swampland owners and buyers about government’s restriction orders to forbid the purchase of wetlands in the Country.

The exercise accordingly is meant to keep Margibians and others Liberians abreast with government plans through the Liberia Land Authority and the EPA for wetlands management.

Making the disclosure on Monday, Commissioner Dorah maintained  that the formulated strategy is meant to help enable the LLA and EPA identify affected and non affected wetlands for their management and protections purposes in the County.

He further narrated that the plans is also gear to ensure that all wetlands are secure, manage and protected.

Commissioner Joe Dorah is meanwhile admonishing Margibians and other Stakeholders involved to corporate with the LLA and EPA while carrying out the implementation exercises of wetlands management in the County.

Commissioners Dorah made these assertions at the end of a meeting held in Kakata on Monday between the Margibi County Chapters of the Liberia Land Authority and the Environmental Protection Agency.

“Wetlands are productive therefore, its protection is a must” Dorah added.