VPA Partner Countries
There are currently six countries developing the systems agreed under a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) and six countries that are negotiating with the EU. Furthermore, there are around 15 countries from Africa, Asia and Central and South America that have expressed interest in VPAs.
VPA countries currently in the system development phase:
VPA Countries in negotiation phase:
VPA Countries in information/pre-negotiation phase:
FLEGT information missions have been carried out to:
Central and South America: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Peru.
Asia Pacific: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar/Burma, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands.
Africa: Sierra Leone