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Green Scenery is concerned that 60% of the total area in one of the districts in Sierra Leone could soon be converted for large-scale industrial oil palm plantations.

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Networking

When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion!
(Ethiopian proverb)

Green Scenery plays an active role in strategically chosen networks to achieve its mission and vision. 

NACE – The National Advocacy Coalition on Extractives (NACE) emerged from the Diamond Area Community Development Fund (DACDF) coalition established in 2003. The broad goal of the NACE is to ensure transparency and accountability in the generation and efficient/effective use of revenue from the extractive industry (mining, forestry, marine) in Sierra Leone. The DACDF coalition was formed to ensure that the Diamond Area Community Development Fund is efficiently and effectively utilized by beneficiary chiefdoms. Read more

ENFORAC – The Environmental Forum on Action was formed in 2004 in response to the urgent need for stronger action to protect and advocate for Sierra Leone’s natural resources. It is a coalition of environmental non-governmental organizations, community groups and academic institutions who have come together as a united voice to maximize the impact on policy, management and behavioral change related to the use of natural capital. Read more

 
CSO-UNDP-Forum – Civil Society Organization (CSO) - UNDP Consultative Forum on Human Rights, Rule of Law and Development Issues in Sierra Leone. 
CSOS UNDP forum started its full operation in 2008 with the idea to build capacity on Human Rights amongst civil society organizations. UNDP was more particular about the Economic Culture and Social Right as areas that are mostly violated. A starring committee was set by CSOs members to be handling activities on behalf of its members. Small grant was given to the forum to carry out an ECOSO Right in the Western Area. Green Scenery was selected to head a cluster group based on the expertise they have on environmental issues. More then 50 CSO’s joining the forum.

NFHR - National Forum on Human Rights initiated in 1996 and formally funded in 1998 emerged from the need for concerted efforts to promote human rights in the country. 

CPS-AGEH-EED Partners – Civil Peace Services of the Association for Development Cooperation (AGEH) and the Church Development Service (EED) is a network of 20 local organizations working on peace and conflict transformation. In 2010 the network prepared the International Peace Day in Sierra Leone.

 

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Events

January 2013: Launch of the Global Hunger Index 2012 in Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone is ranked 71st out of 79 countries.

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