The Center of Excellence for Forestry, Biodiversity, and Conservation Leadership and Green Enterprise Development (“the FBC Center”) will link the national University of Liberia with Liberia’s one-of-kind TVET, the Forestry Training Institute. Activities will include curriculum design, capacity building, soft skills development, experiential learning opportunities, mentorship, a fellowship exchange program, extension education, youth engagement, gender equity initiatives, community inclusion initiatives, green enterprise development, other areas of need determined by the Liberian HEI partners, and training and technical assistance to promote post-project sustainability of activities.
- Funder: U.S. Agency for International Development
- Amount: $5 million
- PI: Matthew Auer (School of Public & International Affairs)