Liberian Delegation to Receive Training at ASU

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A six-member delegation of government officials from the Environmental Protection Agency of Liberia (EPAL) and the Ministry of Transportation will participate in a training workshop at Alabama State University. The workshop runs from March 18 to April 2 at ASU’s downtown 32 Commerce Street Building.

The training is made possible through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the EPAL

The workshop is a part of an Early Warning System (EWS) Project to support the Government of Liberia to advance its course in climate-sensitive sectors.

The program is divided into two parts where the participants will spend the first week in Washington, D.C. and the second week at Alabama State University.

The project focuses on strengthening Liberia’s capability to provide climate information and services to enhance climate-resilient development and adaptation to climate change.

The Program Committee is chaired by Dr. B.K. Robertson, professor and executive director of Graduate Programs in Biological Sciences.

The EWS project seeks to advance reduction in vulnerability and improve adaptation to climate change through early warning systems, the enhancement of environmental management as a basis for sustainable economic development.

ASU officials said the University and Liberia are committed to continue close collaboration on these initiatives.

For additional information, call 334-229-4423.

News media contact: Kenneth Mullinax, 334-229-4104

ASU Media Relations Specialist Hazel Scott wrote the news release.