Liberian Organizational Capacity Findings Oct08 FINAL DRAFT

An external assessment was completed in May 2008 by Nature Conservation Research Centre
(NCRC) to measure the existing capacity of governmental and non-governmental stakeholder
organizations working in the environmental sector in Liberia. Organizations active in the agriculture sector. natural resource management, sustainable economic development, microfinance, and agroprocessing are also relevant for future analysis and project implementation but were beyond the scope of this analysis.

This goal of this assignment was to conduct a baseline assessment of the existing institutional capacity of key stakeholders involved in the environmental sector in order to:
a) Guide the process of implementation partnership building and;
b) Guide the development of individual capacity building elements for planned community
forestry pilot projects within the context of Liberia’s emer