Commercial forestry

The following is a list of documents related to forestry sector reform in Liberia. This includes documents produced by LFI partners as well as other relevant documents. Many of these documents are drafts or working documents and are minimally edited for style and content. Unless stated otherwise, they do not represent the position of their respective publishers or other LFI partners on any aspect of forestry sector reform in Liberia.

Date:November 2006
Title:Assistance in the area of contract administration
Author(s):Michael Daugherty and Jeffrey Trejo
Publisher:United States Forest Service
Keyword(s): forest industry, capacity building
Download:Zip file (225 KB)

Date:April 2006
Title:Final mission report on the chain of custody system
Author(s):Christopher Rhodes
Publisher:World Bank
Keyword(s): forest industry, forest revenue, capacity building
Download:Zip file (109 KB)

Date:March 2006
Title:Enhancing civil society awareness and engagement in forest concession review and reform - Final technical report
Author(s):IUCN and Sustainable Development Institute
Publisher:IUCN and Sustainable Development Institute
Keyword(s): forest industry, conflict
Download:Zip file (93 KB)

Date:January 2006
Title:Second mission report on the chain of custody system
Author(s):Christopher Rhodes
Publisher:World Bank
Keyword(s): forest industry, forest revenue, capacity building
Download:Zip file (103 KB)

Date:October 2005
Title:Enhancing civil society awareness and engagement in forest concession review and reform
Author(s):IUCN
Publisher:IUCN
Keyword(s): forest industry, conflict
Download:Zip file (59 KB)

Date:September 2005
Title:First mission report on the chain of custody system
Author(s):Christopher Rhodes
Publisher:World Bank
Keyword(s): forest industry, forest revenue
Download:Zip file (127 KB)

Date:July 2005
Title:What the people say: a contribution of Liberians' voices and ideas about timber exploitation in Liberia
Author(s):Search for Common Ground Talking Drum Studio Liberia
Publisher:Search for Common Ground Talking Drum Studio Liberia
Keyword(s): forest industry, conflict
Download:Zip file (393 KB)

Date:June 2005
Title:Report of the Concession Review Committee - Phase III
Author(s):Independent Forest Concession Review Committee
Publisher:Independent Forest Concession Review Committee
Keyword(s): forest industry, forest revenue, legislation
Download:Zip file (486 KB: full report)
Zip file (202 KB: executive summary)

Date:June 2005
Title:Forest reform planning in Liberia
Author(s):John Woods
Publisher:None (presentation)
Keyword(s): forest industry
Download:Zip file (19 KB)

Date:May 2005
Title:Contracting and competitive bidding
Author(s):Rex Baumback
Publisher:United States Forest Service
Keyword(s): forest industry, legislation
Download:Zip file (52 KB)

Date:April 2005
Title:Feasibility of introducing a forest charge based on export (FOB) prices
Author(s):Adrian Whiteman
Publisher:Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Keyword(s): forest industry, forest revenue
Download:Zip file (63 KB)

Date:March 2005
Title:Feasibility of introducing a chainsaw lumber permit in Liberia
Author(s):Adrian Whiteman
Publisher:Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Keyword(s): forest industry, forest revenue
Download:Zip file (385 KB)

Date:January 2005
Title:Forest reform planning mission report
Author(s):Pierre Methot and Rex Baumback
Publisher:United States Forest Service
Keyword(s): forest industry, forest revenue, capacity building, legislation
Download:Zip file (636 KB: full report)
Zip file (12 KB: executive summary)

Date:December 2004
Title:Forest concession review methodology - Phase III
Author(s):Liberia Forest Initiative
Publisher:Liberia Forest Initiative
Keyword(s): forest industry, forest revenue
Download:Zip file (25 KB)

Date:October 2004
Title:Liberia forest concession review ¿ Phase III: Comments and recommendations on the terms of reference to the review commission
Author(s):Pierre Methot, Karl Kehr and Robert Simpson
Publisher:United States Forest Service and World Bank
Keyword(s): forest industry, forest revenue
Download:Zip file (40 KB)

Date:July 2004
Title:Existing timber control procedures
Author(s):Forestry Development Authority
Publisher:Forestry Development Authority
Keyword(s): forest industry, forest revenue
Download:Zip file (147 KB)

Date:May 2004
Title:Report of the Concession Review Committee - Phase II
Author(s):Forestry Development Authority
Publisher:Forestry Development Authority
Keyword(s): forest industry, forest revenue, legislation
Download:Zip file (1,073 KB)

Date:July 2002
Title:Forest industries and marketing
Author(s):Anthony Taplah
Publisher:Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Keyword(s): forest industry, capacity building, forest research, non-wood forest products
Download:Zip file (75 KB)