The Safer Community Initiative of Liberia in partnership (SCIL) with Forum CIV on today ended a two day Farmers engagement right way forward training on climate action in Tubmanburg, Bomi County.

The training which conglomerated fifty farmers in the six project communities was held under the theme “Climate Smart Action for the Promotion of Sustainable Land and Environment Management.

Speaking to reporters on the rationale of the two days capacity building training conducted in Tubmanburg, the Project Extension Officer of SCIL, Wallace Tahn noted that the farmers engagement workshop was intended to educate farmers in the County on Land and Forest conservation.

He further point out that his organization is engage in championing the calls for Citizens in various communities to manage what he described as their God’s giving resources.

The Project Extension Officer of SCIL however attributed the illegal cutting down of trees by farmers in the communities to the lack of proper education given them.

Wallace Tahn used the medium to call on farmers, especially those in the rural areas to desist from what he termed as the unnecessary cutting down of trees for chal coal burning.

Meanwhile speaking on behalf of the participants, Massa Freeman, Joseph Goll and Kumba Kollie thanked the SCIL family for what they described as life changing training. They further in exciting tones assured the facilitators of SCIL to be ambassadors of change at their respective communities, thereby promising to educate their colleagues on the danger of deforestation.

SCIL is a local non-governmental organization operating in the County of Bomi that was established in 2018 which is aimed at creating awareness on Land and Forest management with a three year duration.

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