News Sierra Leone

Ringed Marsh Harrier from Netherlands triggers awareness of migratory birds in Mabang, Sierra Leone

Thu, 03/07/2014 - 16:23

On 7 th February 2014, a farmer called Sullay Kanu who lives in Komrabai mabela, Kolifa Mabang Chiefdom in Tonkolili District Northern...

Africa Sierra Leone Migratory Birds and Flyways - Africa

Are we finally almost there? The Gola Forest National Park gazettement in Liberia: an update

Thu, 10/04/2014 - 13:36

The Liberian Government has been undertaking some admirable steps as part of efforts to conserve the remaining disappearing West Africa Upper Guinea...

Africa Liberia Forests of Hope - Africa

BirdLife International announces Dr Hazell Shokellu Thompson as Acting CEO

Wed, 12/02/2014 - 10:29

Dr Hazell Shokellu Thompson is Acting CEO of BirdLife International after the recent resignation of Dr Marco Lambertini, who is joining WWF International as their Director General.

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Micro-loan schemes: Improving livelihoods and Empowering women at the Gola Forest, Liberia.

Fri, 13/09/2013 - 09:34

The BirdLife Across the River – a Transboundary Peace Park for Sierra Leone and Liberia project (ARTP) funded by the European Commission is being implemented in the Gola forest: an area of pristine forest on the border between Liberia and Sierra Leone, within the so called West Africa Upper Guinea Forest Eco-region.

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Sierra Leone’s President tells BirdLife World Congress that global challenges require local and national actions

Fri, 28/06/2013 - 15:24

The President of Sierra Leone, His Excellency Ernest Bai Koroma, has pledged to continue to work with the BirdLife Partnership to protect the Gola Forest in perpetuity, to conserve its biodiversity and ecosystem services and the livelihoods of its people, and as an important contribution to the fight against global climate change...

Worldwide Liberia Forests of Hope - Africa

The President of Sierra Leone, His Excellency Ernest Bai Koroma, speaks to the BirdLife International World Congress, 22 June 2013

Sat, 22/06/2013 - 15:02

Transcript of a video message by the President of Sierra Leone where he pledges to continue to work with the BirdLife Partnership to protect the Gola Forest.

Africa Liberia Forests of Hope - Africa

Conservation of marines IBAs in West Africa

Fri, 19/04/2013 - 12:46

A seabird conservation project (Alcyon) that will support identification of critical sites and resources for seabirds initiated.

Africa Guinea Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Africa

BirdLife’s History in Objects, #9: The Leaf

Wed, 20/06/2012 - 10:54

In the Greater Gola Forest of West Africa, the sounds of gunshots were commonplace in the 1990s. This is the story of how, two decades later, two countries with common wildlife, common tribal makeups and common challenges became united by a Transboundary Peace Park.

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