Social safeguards aspects in Liberia

  • Presentation of the socio-economic situation in Liberia

Population: The inhabitants of the zone affected by the project in Liberia has been estimated to 2 million (7 counties);

Usage of the lands: In Liberia, the lands are mainly used for small scale agricultural activities, these activities are the major source of living of the populations.

Population 2   million of inhabitants
7   counties
Usage of lands Small   scale subsistence crops
Historical sites None
  • Compensatory measures for the People Affected by the Project (PAP)
Zone Affected by the project 7 counties : Nimba, Bong, Bassa, Margibi, Montserrado, Bomi and   Grand Cape, 35 villages involved
Number of PAP 709
Business to resettle 32

TRANSCO CLSG will ensure the payment of compensation resettlement rewarding compensation at fair market value of agricultural property and land expropriated, allocation of new housing or better conditions, training and / or mentoring for new jobs, assistance to all the PAP.

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