MONROVIA, Aug. 22 -- The European Union (EU) has provided EURO 3.5 to the Forestry Development Authority (FDA) through the government of Liberia in support of the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA), a trade arrangement that has existed between the two parties since 2013. This gesture, representing the EU's support to the forestry sector is a long-term Technical Assistance aimed at implementing the Voluntary Partnership Agreement / Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (VPA - FLEGT).

EU Ambassador

to Liberia Helene Cave made the disclosure Tuesday August 20, 2019 in Monrovia

during program marking the official launch of Phase II of the agreement which

has a lifespan of three years. She said basically this technical assistance