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National negotiating structures in Liberia

Steering committee

The steering members were nine government representatives, three private sector representatives, four NGO coalition representatives, seven community representatives.

Negotiating committee

The negotiating committee's members were the Minister of Agriculture, nine government representatives, one private sector representative and one civil society representative.

Stakeholder platforms

Stakeholder structures included the following:

Private sector: Liberian Timber Association; Association of Liberian Loggers

Civil society: NGO Coalition for Liberia (24 member organisations)

Communities: Five platforms representing 15–20 communities


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