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AGRICULTURE

Urging Farmers to Export to Iraq, Libya, Egypt, GCC

As a result of the drop in agricultural exports, an agreement has been reached between the Investment Development Authority of Lebanon (IDAL)

Lebanon Should Rely More On Local Production. Hajj Hasan

Lebanon should reduce its reliance on imports and rely more on its domestic agricultural production, Agriculture Minister Hussein Hajj Hasan said.

 

Lebanese Olive Oil Ranked 4th in International German Exhibition

A Lebanese olive oil extra virgin, was ranked fourth in the competition of the best olive oil extra virgin from organic agriculture (Bio) during the exhibition "Biofach 2012" in Nürnberg city in Germany.

$121M To Support Fodder Cultivation

A $121million (LL182 billion) fund to support fodder farming in Lebanon has been launched by Finance Minister Mohammad Safadi and Agriculture Minister Hussein Hajj Hassan.

Lebanon To Export to East Europe, Iran

Agriculture Minister Hussein Hajj Hassan said that Lebanon was searching for new markets in East Europe and Russia to export its agricultural products following the Syrian crisis's bad effect upon Lebanon's agriculture.

Stimulating Agricultural Exports Through "Agri Plus"

The Investment Development Authority of Lebanon (IDAL) seems adamant to support Lebanese farmers. The new program for the development of agricultural exports

New Markets for Lebanese Potatoes

Lebanon plans to open its struggling agriculture sector to lucrative European markets. Lebanese potatoes might enter the European markets, according to Agriculture Minister Hussein Hajj Hasan.

The potato crisis

In recent years, potato farmers have been arguing they have been unable to sell their produce in the local market since imports have flooded the market with competitive prices as result of the Grater Free Trade Area (GAFTA) agreement.

A scene to avoid.A beekeeper without bees

Honeybees are fading away. If the Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), however, is the major trouble facing Lebanese beekeepers, the climate

To eat or not to eat

As the contamination of food by chemical hazards is a global health concern, a food safety monitoring system has become an urgent need.

Beirut

Migration to cities is increasing so much that, by 2050, the UN predicts that approximately two thirds of the world’s population will be living in cities.

ECO INITIATIVES

  • A fundraising event, entitled Think Green, will be held by Zero Waste ACT for all its business members on September, 10,2013, at WHITE, Dora.
  • The Green Mind Association invited all Green Mind Award Participants, finalists, runner ups and winners to the GREEN MIND DAY on  Jan-16-2013 in Beirut, to create a platform where interested Venture Capital and Potential Investors met with participants.
  • A green initiative launched by Ashrafieh 2020 project aims to transform Ashrafieh into a tranquil and unpolluted area.Green spaces allow residents to walk and ride bicycles.

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