Christopher J Toe
Former Minister of Agriculture
Place of Birth: Grand Kru County
Education: Economics, University of Liberia; Master's degree, PhD, Texas University.
Biography: Electronic Data Processing Auditor, Ministry of Finance, Liberia, 1977; Associate Professor, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA, 1990-93; Various teaching posts, Strayer University, USA, 1993-2006; Assistant Professor of Economics and Management, University of Liberia, 1985-86; Minister of Agriculture, 2006-09.
Formerly one of the star ministers in President Johnson-Sirleaf's first cabinet, Toe was was sacked, or had his resignation accepted in 2009. He was controversially replaced by Florence Chenoweth, Minister of Agriculture under Tolbert, who implemented hikes in rice prices that led to riots in 1979.
Vol 51 N0 10
She has sacked or accepted the resignations of Agriculture Minister Christopher Toe, Public Works Minister Luseni Donzo, Information Minister Laurence Bropleh and Internal Affairs Minister Ambulai Johnson, her brother...
Vol 48 N0 6
Star Ministers include Christopher Toe (Agriculture), Kofi Samuel Woods II (Labour), Antoinette Sayeh (Finance), Vabah Gayflor (Gender), and Olubanke King-Akerele (Commerce)...