Supporting and developing rural production and in Al Matn Al Aala, Lebanon
Starting Date :

2011

Closing Date :

2012

Status :

Completed

Total Fund :

120,000 USD

Objective :

To promote women engagement in sustainable rural development through reviving traditional products such as grape molasses and dried fruits.

Donor :

Ministry of Social Affairs

AFDC Program Category

Eco- tourism Rural Development 

Outcome/Output :

Training
Capacity building
Grape press in Ramlieh
Drying fruits in Maten

Geographic area:

Maten el Alaa

Beneficiaries :

Local communitiy

Three Lebanese regions, one development goal
Starting Date :

2014

Closing Date :

2016

Status :

Completed

Total Fund :

250000 Euros (with co-financing)

Objective :

Direct support of agricultural infrastructure in two Lebanese regions with a focus on efficient and judicious use of water resources, Upgrading the value-chain of agricultural produces in the Ramlieh/Aley region

Donor :

EU

Partner 1

LDA

Partner 2 :

Municipalities

AFDC Program Category

Eco- tourism Rural Development 

Outcome/Output :

Direct support to the local community, specifically farmers by upgrading their agricultural performance in general and their irrigation practices in specific to reduce the pressure on the finite artesian wells resources, A 2000 meters pipeline will be constructed, through which more than 30 farmers can benefit, orchards will be fenced to prevent grazing damages and trespassing, farmers provided with water tanks to store water coming from small springs fed by snow and rainwater.

Geographic area:

Ainata (Baalback –Hermel), Ramlieh (Aley), Kfarchouba (Hasbaya)

Beneficiaries :

Farmers

Eco and Rural Tourism: neutral platform for youth engagement
Starting Date :

2017

Closing Date :

2018

Status :

Completed

Total Fund :

90,000 USD

Objective :

Promote youth engagement and the culture of volunteerism through which youth help shape the future of their communities from 7 different communities distributed in Lebanon.

Donor :

US Embassy

AFDC Program Category

Eco- tourism Rural Development 

Outcome/Output :

Training
Coaching
Small scale eco-tourism initiatives

Geographic area:

7 local communities: Rachaya, Ras el Maten, Ramlieh, Anjar, Andket, Dmit, Almat

Beneficiaries :

Local communities