Traditional wedding in LIberia

Traditional Wedding in Liberia with Winston as Example

Under Liberian law, there are two types of marriages; Traditional/customary and statutory. A man under the traditional laws may contract multiple marriages according to traditions and customs. These marriages are legitimate and solemn under Liberian law. A traditional marriage ceremony includes the presentment of dowry to the bride’s family. In…

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Diamond Diggers in Liberia

Interaction with Miner and Diggers in Margibi County, Liberia

In April 2016, Diamonds for Peace coordinator in Liberia visited a diamond mining site in Anderson Village on the Bong Mine Road in Margibi County. He talked with a miner and three diamond diggers to understand the way they work and live, and whether they are involved in other activities…

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LEITI workshop

Importance of Artisanal and Small Scale Miners’ Activities in LEITI Reporting Process

April 2015 The function of Liberia Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (LEITI) is to promote transparency over revenues generated from the extractive industry sectors. However, LEITI Secretariat also deems it necessary to include the Forestry Sector as well in it oversight responsibility of reconciling government revenues been generated from these sectors.…

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