Liberia Laying the Foundations for Sustainable Agriculture

    Liberia Laying the Foundations for Sustainable Agriculture
    Artisanal production provides a ready supply of homegrown rice. Photo credit: Photo Credit: Michael Nyumah Sahr/World Bank.

    In Liberia, the counties hardest-hit by Ebola—Lofa, Bomi, Bong, Margibi and Montserrado—are both poor and food insecure. At least 16% of the households surveyed in them were found by a 2015 emergency food assessment to be food insecure, with 18% using emergency coping strategies—or, in other words, reduced to begging to meet their needs for food. And, yet, together these counties are home to about 51% of Liberia’s population of some 4.5 million. Read more on the WorldBank Website