Liberia Agenda for Transformation

18 Mar 2013
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Summary

The AfT sets out precise goals and objectives that Liberia will achieve in the next five years in order to take the necessary steps toward its long-term goals, which are to become a more prosperous and inclusive society. This AfT is consistent with the principles of the Paris Declaration, Accra Agenda for Action and the New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States.

Highlights

  • Today, Liberia is at a crossroads, moving from the emergency and stabilizing phase associated with the protracted civil conflict that destroyed the country into one of sustainable development.
  • Since 2006, the Government of Liberia has stabilized the political situation, while putting the economy back on track with considerable assistance from development partners, however, the challenges remain daunting.
  • The success of the AfT will entail making hard choices and taking deliberate and bold steps to ensure that resources are directed towards priority areas and intervention.
  • The goal is to put the country on a path of sustainable and equitable growth and to create the right environment as Liberia transforms toward its long-term vision of becoming a more equal, just, secure and prosperous society.
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