The Government of Liberia through the Environmental Protection Agency has received funding from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) under its resilient recovery rapid readiness support project to undertake study on the impact of COVID on pro poor agenda for prosperity and development. Additionally, the project will develop a comprehensive resilient recovery strategy to public and private investment or actions for robust economic recovery, post COVID 19 and facilitate subnational stakeholder meetings on the diagnostic analysis of the impact of COVID-19 as well as launch the National Dialogue on the next steps post-COVID 19 and economic recovery plan.
The Resilient Recovery Rapid Readiness support of the GCF will be used to:
- Study the impact of COVID 19 on key sectors such as transport, trade, fiscal and monetary landscape, energy, health, fisheries.
- Build national human capacity to originate bankable concept notes and funding proposals
- Facilitate subnational level diagnostic analysis of the impact of COVID 19.
- Ensure institutional strengthening through efficient knowledge management and retention
In rolling out this project, the Government intends to apply part of the project funds to recruit a project manager.