The electronic asset declaration system launched by the National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption (NAPC) on 15 August has not been properly certified and therefore falls short of creating the key legal consequences that the submission of a false declaration should entail.
On Thursday 11th August, the European Union and the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) officially launched a project for Long Term Technical Assistance to the Customs Department at the Cape Hotel in Mamba Point. The EU funded project, which has a value of EUR 2.1 million (approx. USD 2.3 million), will continue until October 2018.
"When we harvest maize, we leave the stalks in the field. Parts of these stalks are eaten by the livestock. The fibrous part which is not eaten by the animals adds nutrients to the soil but, at the same time, when it rains, the stalks, used as mulch,help the soil to retain its moisture."
Christopher Penias Chamoto, Lead Farmer"