Posts tagged Natasha Dyer
An Evening with Liberia's Vice President Joseph Boakai

Grassroot Diplomat was invited by the Royal African Society and Fasken Martineau LLP to meet with the Vice President of Liberia Joseph Boakai. The Vice-President made it clear that agriculture is the key driver of GDP growth in Liberia, accounting for over 40% of GDP since 2008.  Rice and cassava are the staple food crops, while rubber, oil, palm and cocoa are the dominant export tree crops. Liberia also hosts some of the biggest rainforests in the West African region.

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