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Last updated: September 03, 2021

September 3, 2021

On Tuesday, August 31, the United States Agency for International Development Liberia Mission Director Jim Wright visited the Ministry of Agriculture where he discussed continued United States support for the agriculture sector.  Wright said, “Liberia is blessed with abundant fertile land, rainfall, and water resources that are critical to productivity in the agriculture sector.”  He added that the United States is committed to helping the Ministry fully use these resources to make “agriculture an engine of economic growth and job creation” for the Liberian people.

August 26, 2021

USAID Liberia Mission Director Jim Wright has lauded the Ministry of Internal Affairs for its role in Liberia’s fight against COVID-19.  In particular, he noted the Ministry’s successful use of local and traditional leaders to reach rural dwellers with COVID awareness and prevention messages and said the “US Government was committed to continue helping Liberia address the challenges posed by the pandemic.”

February 16, 2021

Pledging U.S. support, Ambassador Michael McCarthy said he is convinced that Liberians "can build an agriculture sector that provides the basis for Liberia’s success on its journey to self-reliance." Ambassador McCarthy spoke at the opening of the National Agriculture Fair in Suakoko, Bong County last Friday, February 12.