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Our Africa Our Resources

A new initiative launched across Africa by African professionals known as Our Africa Our Resources (OAOR) to protect and conserve African natural resources from exploitation and unsustainable use. We are a group of middle-aged and young Africans networking across Africa for protection, conservation and management of African Natural resources.OAOR have virtual presence and coordinators in Nigeria, Liberia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Malawi, Cameroon, Somalia, DR Congo and…See More
May 27, 2015
Mrs.Abiola Bawuah left a comment for Amos Smith
"Good Day,How is everything with you, I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and deemed it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here,…"
May 27, 2015
Amos Smith posted a blog post

Importing Nepal's community Forestry Ideas to West Africa

Bringing Nepal’s community forestry Ideas to West AfricaA long journey it was indeed, from Liberia to Southeast Asia. And finally, I arrived at the Tribhuvan International Airport and headed strict to the Kathmandu Guest House. I was four days late for class.The purpose of my visit, to form part of Future Generations Graduate School class 2014 term III residential to gain insight into the successes leading to Sustainable Community Based Natural Resource Management in Nepal-Community Forestry…See More
Jun 12, 2014
Amos Smith commented on Amos Smith's blog post March for Elephant in Liberia
Oct 9, 2013
Amos Smith posted a blog post

March for Elephant in Liberia

Liberia on October 4, 2013 joined other countries worldwide to March for Elephant. The March was intended to raise awareness of the cause of Elephant and highlight the damage being done to the animal species as a result of poaching and other illegal activity that are resulting to the decline of the animal population.The March in Robert Sport city in Grand Cape Mount witnessed speeches delivered by representative of The Forestry Development Authority, Mr. Steve Miapay, James Kemokai, major of…See More
Oct 9, 2013
Amos Smith commented on Mike Shanahan's group Protected Areas
"I feel connected to a web of professionals who will back me in the fight to make the Pygmy Hippo a Flagship Species and National Animal for Liberia."
Jun 28, 2013
Amos Smith joined Mike Shanahan's group
Jun 28, 2013
Amos Smith posted a blog post

Gola National Forest Soci-Economic Report Out

Gola Forest Survey ReportA soci-economic baseline survey conducted by BirdLife International and the Society for the Conservation of Nature in Liberia (SCNL) staff under the European Commission funded “Across The River - A Trans-boundary Peace Park for Sierra Leone and Liberia project” (ARTP), together with the Forest Development Authority (FDA) of Liberia and a team of researchers from a consortium of Wageningen University (Netherlands) and the University of Cambridge (UK) has been released.…See More
Dec 12, 2012
Amos Smith posted a blog post

The Consequences of illegal Bush Meat Hunting in Liberia

Prior to the 14 years civil war, Liberian wild animals were exploited primarily for their meat –bush meat – which was sold throughout the country. The bush meat was commonly seen as quartered antelope or whole monkey, wood-smoked until dry enough to last for about two weeks. The recent appearance of fresh wild animal carcasses (bush meat of different species) in various parts of Monrovia, particularly, in Sinkor, opposite the UN Drive Supermarket, and in Paynesville at the SD Cooper and Tubman…See More
Oct 10, 2012
Amos Smith is now a member of Biodiversity Media Alliance
Oct 5, 2012

Profile Information

What is your name?
Amos
What is your job title?
Development Conservationist
What organisation do you work for?
Conservation
What aspects of biodiversity are you most interested in?
Access and benefit sharing, Communicating biodiversity, Climate change, Ecosystem services, Education, Endangered species, Forests, Protected areas, Wetlands
What languages do you speak?
English
Please use this section to introduce yourself in more detail, adding any other relevant information not included in your previous answers. The site administrator will use this answer to decide whether to approve your membership
I am Amos Smith from West Africa, with first degree in journalism. Current MA student of Future Generations Graduate School, studying Applied Community change with concentration in conservation and community development. Past experiences with Policy/Adcocacy for the Society for the Conservation of Nature in Liberia, Environmental Justice Foundation and also Communication Officer of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Liberia.
Worked with communities in Nepal, India, Nigeria and Namibia in Community Based Natural resources management

Amos Smith's Blog

Our Africa Our Resources

A new initiative launched across Africa by African professionals known as Our Africa Our Resources (OAOR) to protect and conserve African natural resources from exploitation and unsustainable use. We are a group of middle-aged and young Africans networking across Africa for protection, conservation and management of African Natural resources.

OAOR have virtual presence and coordinators in Nigeria, Liberia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Malawi, Cameroon,…

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Posted on May 27, 2015 at 18:45

Importing Nepal's community Forestry Ideas to West Africa

Bringing Nepal’s community forestry Ideas to West Africa

A long journey it was indeed, from Liberia to Southeast Asia. And finally, I arrived at the Tribhuvan International Airport and headed strict to the Kathmandu Guest House. I was four days late for class.

The purpose of my visit, to form part of Future Generations Graduate School class 2014 term III residential to gain insight into the successes leading to Sustainable Community Based Natural Resource Management in…

Continue

Posted on June 12, 2014 at 17:36

March for Elephant in Liberia

Liberia on October 4, 2013 joined other countries worldwide to March for Elephant. The March was intended to raise awareness of the cause of Elephant and highlight the damage being done to the animal species as a result of poaching and other illegal activity that are resulting to the decline of the animal population.

The March in Robert Sport city in Grand Cape Mount witnessed speeches delivered by representative of The Forestry Development Authority, Mr. Steve Miapay, James Kemokai,…

Continue

Posted on October 9, 2013 at 12:58 — 1 Comment

Gola National Forest Soci-Economic Report Out

Gola Forest Survey Report

A soci-economic baseline survey conducted by BirdLife International and the Society for the Conservation of Nature in Liberia (SCNL) staff under the European Commission funded “Across The River - A Trans-boundary Peace Park for Sierra Leone and Liberia project” (ARTP), together with the Forest Development Authority (FDA) of Liberia and a team of researchers from a consortium of Wageningen University (Netherlands) and the University of Cambridge (UK) has been…

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Posted on December 12, 2012 at 15:11

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At 23:30 on May 24, 2015, Mrs.Abiola Bawuah said…

Good Day,
How is everything with you, I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and deemed it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on:(mrs.bawuahabiola147@gmail.com ) for the full details.

Have a nice day
Thanks God bless.
Mrs.Abiola Bawuah.

 
 
 

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