Adam Welti (Liberia)


Adam Welti

Adam Welti (Skills and Agricultural Development Services - SADS): Adam is from Plainview, Minnesota. He did his undergraduate studies at the University of Minnesota where he focused on environment and natural resource science. Adam then worked as an English language assistant at a high school in Saint Dizzier, France. His interest in North and West Africa grew after he spent two years in Morocco as a Peace Corps Volunteer working in the area of natural resource management and community development. At the time of his fellowship he was studying for a Masters degree in international environment and resource policy at The Fletcher School at Tufts University.



14 Aug

Farewell Liberia

While my fellowship in Liberia had its share of challenges, there were also many good

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Posted Aug 14, 2009

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14 Aug

Interview with SADS Executive Director

Peter Mulbah, Executive Director of SADS, discusses the history of the organization and its approach

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Posted Aug 14, 2009

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12 Aug

Preparing Future Forestry Professionals

Building the capacity of Liberians to rebuild their country is the goal of many international

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Posted Aug 12, 2009

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05 Aug

Skin color’s blessing and curse

“White man, white man, white man.”  The chants from children as I walk to and

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Posted Aug 05, 2009

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31 Jul

Environmental Education

Designing an environmental education curriculum for rural Liberians is not a simple task.  As we

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Posted Jul 31, 2009

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23 Jul

Low connectivity

The last few weeks in the SADS office, we have faced numerous challenges in attempting

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Posted Jul 23, 2009

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20 Jul

Women in Liberia

Gender equality still faces many hurdles in sub-Saharan Africa, but Liberia has been able to

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Posted Jul 20, 2009

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13 Jul

The Value of Education

With nearly 44% of the population under the age of 14, Liberia, like many other

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Posted Jul 13, 2009

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07 Jul

Environmental Awareness

Communities in Lofa County have a symbiotic relationship with the forest and forest resources.  From

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Posted Jul 07, 2009

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30 Jun

Rebuilding

After nearly 15 years of civil war, many families have only recently begun to return

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Posted Jun 30, 2009

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29 Jun

Traveling to Lofa County

Traveling to Lofa County in the northern-most portion of Liberia is no simple task. Transportation

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Posted Jun 29, 2009

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09 Jun

A fragile, hopeful peace

As we rode in a bus bound for Cape Coast, Ghana, site of a former

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Posted Jun 09, 2009

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27 May

jet plane

In the coming days I will depart for West Africa—a region of historic volatility but

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Posted May 27, 2009

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