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Green Scenery is concerned that 60% of the total area in one of the districts in Sierra Leone could soon be converted for large-scale industrial oil palm plantations.

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The Board

The board of directors supports Green Scenery’s management in identifying strategies for the development of the organization and assesses its annual performance. Members form also part of the interviewing panels for employment for all Green Scenery’s employees. The board meets quarterly and annually. 

The Chairman
Mr. Abu A. Brima is a well known human rights and development activist in Sierra Leone. He is the National Coordinator of the organization Network Movement for Justice and Development. This organization has worked in many areas in and out of the country including Conakry, Guinea.
Mr. Brima is involved personally in many developmental work including human rights in Sierra Leone. He is known in many quarters in the international community. He has travelled extensively.

Financial Supervisor: Ms Helen Bash-Taqi
Ms. Helen Bash-Taqi has worked as lecturer in the Milton Margai College of Education and Technology. She worked with the Council of Churches in Sierra Leone (CCSL). Ms. Bash-Taqi while with CCSL served Vice Chairperson of Directors of the National Forum for Human Rights. She was country Senior Programme Officer for Global Rights, Partners for Justice. She served as consultant for the British Council’s Justice, Sector Development Project. She is practicing as private consultant. She has travelled extensively. 

Members:
Ms. Martyna Foday: She is a lecturer at the Freetown Teachers’ College. She is also quite knowledgeable in development work and especially in the work of Green Scenery. She served as Chairperson for Green Scenery for three years at the time when the organization was still in its voluntary status. She led the organization to its transition to an NGO. At present she is engaged in long distance learning in the College. She has travelled extensively.

Mr. Isaac Lappia: He served as the Director of Amnesty International, Sierra Leone Chapter (AISL) for six years. He also worked briefly for the Sierra Leone office of the Global Rights, Partners for Justice as Head of Programs. He left for the United States of America to study. He completed his program and is in a UN mission in Kenya. Mr. Lappia very regularly requests for updates on Green Scenery and has at all times provided critical direction and meaningful contribution to board decisions.

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January 2013: Launch of the Global Hunger Index 2012 in Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone is ranked 71st out of 79 countries.

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