By: David G. Barshell
The Executive Director of the Liberia Land Authority (LLA), Mr. Stanley N. Toe has called on the staff of the Liberia Land Authority to take advantage of the ongoing capacity training program on Land Administration that have been initiated by World Bank.
He acknowledged that staff of the Land Authority has not gone through such training program before adding that the training of Land Administration intervention was important to build their capacity.
Mr. Toe made the revelation on Monday March 4, 2019 during the opening of a 3- day experience and lessons sharing workshop on Ghana’s Land Administration system and reforms held at the Corina Hotel in Monrovia.
The workshop on Ghana’s Land Administration system is funded by the world Banks South knowledge Exchange Fund in cooperation with the Liberia Land Administration project.
Mr. Toe noted that the Administration at the LLA decided to revised a current trend so as to ensure that employee are capacitated through training program on Land Administration and the reform system.
He said the World Bank is making a lot of intervention to address the issues on the aspect of Liberia Land Administration reform. He added that Land Administration is critical to the LLA, and so the institution has come out with a five -year plan in order to roll out the plan.
According to Mr. Toe, the Liberia Land Authority has developed a policy on Land rights act and it has been proactive toward the five years World Bank project.
For his part, the Project Coordinator of the Liberia Land Administration project (LLAP) Mr. Louis Jayjay admitted that Authority has challenges in the area of capacity development.
He said there are few Liberians who have work in the area of Land Administration and as such, the essence of this interactive forum is to build on the success of the Ghana Land system. LLAP Project Coordinator noted that “We have checks and balance on the Ghana Land system and as such, they decided to provide this training in order to beef- up our staff skills in regard to Land Administration.