Case of Liberia

“In reforming management of our high-value natural resources, we are finding our way along the path from conflict to peace and sustainable development. We are not alone on this path." Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, Nobel Peace Prize Recipient.

Beevers, M.D., 2011. Sustaining Peace? Environmental and Natural Resource Governance in Liberia and Sierra Leone. Click here.

Blundell A.G. and Christie T. (2007) Liberia: Securing the Peace through Parks. In: Saleem A.H. (ed.) Peace Parks: Conservation and Conflict Resolution. Massachusetts: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press.

Blundell, A.G., 2003. A New Environment for Liberia. A Road Map for the Forest. Click here.

Burnett, M.T. ed., 2016. Natural Resource Conflicts volumes: From Blood Diamonds to Rainforest Destruction. ABC-CLIO.

Conservation International. Policy Center for Environment and Peace. Environmental Peacebuilding: Country Case Studies. Liberia. Click here.

Ejigu, M., 2006. Post-conflict Liberia: Environmental security as a strategy for sustainable peace and development. Foundation for Environmental Security & Sustainability, working paper, (3).

Fairhead, J. and Leach, M., 1997. Deforestation in question: dialogue and dissonance in ecological, social and historical knowledge of West Africa. Cases from Liberia and Sierra Leone. Paideuma, pp.193-225.

Hahn, B., Barber, J., Johnson, D. and Garbo, H.W., 2014. Liberia–Environmental Threats and Opportunities. Click here.

Hoyt, R., 2004. Wild meat harvest and trade in Liberia: managing biodiversity, economic and social impacts. ODI Wildlife Policy Briefing, (6).

Kofron, C.P. and Chapman, A., 1995. Deforestation and bird species composition in Liberia, West Africa. Tropical Zoology, 8(2), pp.239-256.

McAlpine, J.L., O'Donohue, P.A. and Pierson, O., 2006. Liberia: forests as a challenge and an opportunity. International Forestry Review, 8(1), pp.83-92.

Sieber, S., 2005. Preliminary Biodiversity and Tropical Forest Conservation Assessment for USAID/Liberia. Click here.

van der Mark, S., 2007. Darwin Initiative for the Survival of Species Final Report: Establishing Community-Based Forest Biodiversity Management around Sapo Park, Liberia.

Welti, A., Fay, J., Triepke, J. and Hann, D., 2015. Gap Analysis of Targeted Domestic Natural Resource Markets In Liberia. Click here.

Whittemore, L.A., 2008. Intervention and post-conflict natural resource governance: Lessons from Liberia. Minn. J. Int'l L., 17, p.387.

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