FLEGT-VPA

Supporting the Implementation of Liberia's Voluntary Partnership Agreement

VPA SUPPORT UNIT 2

DAI in cooperation with DFS financed by the EUROPEAN UNION

Training on field activities 2019 to 2020

The second phase of the Support Unit (VPA-SU2), which started in April 2019 and will end in April 2022, embarks on intensified training to ensure the capacity of stakeholders is built so that Liberia can deliver on the VPA. Within 11 months (December 2019-October 2020), the VPA-SU2 Unit has conducted:...

Legality Matrix Workshop in Monrovia

On 29th April 2021 a Legality Matrix Workshop took place at the Boulevard Palace Hotel in Sinkor. The main objective of workshop was to present the Legality Matrix to representatives of communities, private sector and involved ministries and agencies with a special focus on community forestry to discuss the way...

Brush-up Workshop in Zwedru

In adherence and consistent with the parties’ bilateral relationship, and common commitment to the sustainable management of all types of forest in Liberia, and through its provision and legal framework in ensuring the full implementation of the VPA, the VPA-SU2 facilitated a 4-day brush-up workshop for Regions 4 and 5...

Inter-agency Workshop on Code of Forest Harvesting Practice in Buchanan

On January 19 – 20, 2021, the VPA Support Unit-2 facilitated an interagency workshop involving key staff and line managers from central offices of the Forestry Development Authority, Environmental Protection Agency, and Ministry of Labor. The event had the purpose to develop workable mechanism for conducting joint inspections – following...

EU Ambassador visits scaling training

The VPA Support Unit 2 (VPA-SU2) supported a four-day scaling training program. The training was held in the log yard of African Wood and Lumber Company which is the Third Party Operator of the Marblee & Karblee Community Forest. The log yard is located in Compound #2, Grand Bassa County....