EC Life 00 TCY/RL/022
Starting Date :

2002

Closing Date :

2005

Status :

Completed

Total Fund :

$563,000

Objective :

Set a working mechanism to detect, prevent, fight and learn about forest fires risks and behavior through community involvement

Donor :

European Commission

AFDC Program Category

Environmental Education Nature conservation 

Outcome/Output :

• 120 fire fighters and 150 schoolteachers trained and equipped
• A national database for forest fires was created
• Forest fire risk maps for Lebanon and the project sites were produced
• Restoration of 20 hectares and AFDC tree nursery
• A national media campaign was organized: billboards, posters and brochures were disseminated. A song for fires was produced in addition to a documentary for 45 minutes.
• A training portfolio for schoolteachers produced and disseminated among 120 schools allover Lebanon
• Educational game (the Green Quest Game) was created for children from 10 years and above. Also, an activity booklet for students from 6 years and above was produced (The Green Trails Book)
• Mechanism of cooperation with the Lebanese Civil Defense, the Army and the Ministry of Agriculture was established

Geographic area:

National

Beneficiaries :

local community

Regaining the ecological integrity needed through supporting rural development initiatives
Starting Date :

2006

Closing Date :

2009

Status :

Completed

Total Fund :

300,000 USD

Objective :

To achieve sustainable management of Mount Lebanon forest landscapes by reinstating their ecological integrity and the socio-economic fabric through the participation of the local communities and all the concerned local actors.

Donor :

WWF

Partner 1

WWF

AFDC Program Category

Environmental Education Nature conservation Rural Development 

Outcome/Output :

Establish a traditional grape molasses press in Ramlieh village. Establish a forest center in Qornayel village. Create marketing packages for the rural products in both sites. Reforestation of two sites in Ramlieh and Qornayel villages. Increase the capacity of AFDC units in forest fire fighting and prevention by building capacities and provision of equipment. Develop and implement an environmental education program targeting the schools in the project area in addition to schools targeted by AFDC Environmental. Education Program implemented all over Lebanon and targeting more than 250 private and public schools

Geographic area:

Matn, Qornayel

Beneficiaries :

local community, municipality, schools

“Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires”, the Lebanese Version
Starting Date :

2009

Closing Date :

2011

Status :

Completed

Total Fund :

62.900 USD

Objective :

Raising awareness among students and local communities on forests using Sanjoub as a mascot

Donor :

US Embassy

AFDC Program Category

Environmental Education 

Outcome/Output :

Developing Sanjoub Teachers Guide, Dissemination of Sanjoub awareness publications and promotional materials, Organizing 5 awareness campaigns in 5 schools, Organizing 5 awareness campaigns in 5 different public areas

Geographic area:

national

Beneficiaries :

Schools, students, general public

Development of the national strategy for environmental education
Starting Date :

2009

Closing Date :

2014

Status :

Completed

Total Fund :

222,000 USD

Objective :

To promote environmental education through the integration of basic environmental concepts throughout the formal education curriculum

Donor :

Hanns Seidel Foundation

Partner 1

M. of Education

Partner 2 :

CRDP

AFDC Program Category

Environmental Education 

Outcome/Output :

Prepare the first National Policy for Environmental Education, and the environmental education curriculum (1st educational cycle).Launch the policy with the cooperation of the ministry of education and the ministry of environment. Conduct pilot work to implement the strategy in three selected schools from Saida, Maten and Beqaa regions. Training of trainers to allow the diffusion of the policy’s concepts among public and private schools

Geographic area:

national

Beneficiaries :

Schools, students, general public

Building schools’ capacities on the Integrated Solid Wastes Management
Starting Date :

2017

Closing Date :

2018

Status :

Completed

Total Fund :

20,000USD

Objective :

Develop and implement school based projects on solid waste management

Donor :

FES- Freidrich Ebert Foundation

AFDC Program Category

Environmental Education 

Outcome/Output :

Training
Awareness
Coaching
Guidebook for schools

Geographic area:

10 schools

Beneficiaries :

Schools

WATERranean- building an inter-culture of water in the Mediterranean area
Starting Date :

2017

Closing Date :

2017

Status :

Completed

Total Fund :

9120 EUR

Objective :

Promote cultural dialogue among Mediterranean countries through collaboration on water issues and the need for better urban spaces.

Donor :

Anna Lindth Foundation

AFDC Program Category

Environmental Education 

Outcome/Output :

Training
Coaching

Geographic area:

Ghazzeh

Green Leadership Academy
Starting Date :

2018

Closing Date :

2018

Status :

Completed

Total Fund :

20,000 USD

Objective :

Building interpersonal skills of twenty five Lebanese and Syrian youth to become stewards of their communities’ environmental and development matters.

Donor :

FES- Freidrich Ebert Foundation

AFDC Program Category

Environmental Education 

Geographic area:

University students from diverse areas in Lebanon

Beneficiaries :

University students

The Development of the Environmental Education Curriculum for the 3rdEducational Cycle
Starting Date :

2019

Closing Date :

2019

Status :

Postponed

Total Fund :

28,600 USD

Objective :

Support in launching a new phase of the environmental education program to build on the success of the previous experience, to respond better to new environmental and development challenges and importantly to develop the environmental education curriculum for the 3rd cycle(grades 7, 8 and 9) under the supervision of the MEHE with the cooperation of the CRDP.

Donor :

HSS

AFDC Program Category

Environmental Education 

Outcome/Output :

• The environmental education curriculum for the 3rd educational cycle is developed and tested with pilot schools.

Geographic area:

National

Beneficiaries :

Ministries and Schools

Consolidation of the Enabling Environment for the Reduction of Paper Use in Lebanese Schools – PaperLess Phase II.
Starting Date :

2019

Closing Date :

2020

Status :

Not started

Total Fund :

43800 USD

Objective :

• Advance the national case for paper use reduction and institutionalize the change through nationally approved and endorsed ministerial decrees and circulars. • Advocate behavioral changes and promote sensible use of paper in the education sector through pilot actions.

Donor :

USAID

Partner 1

BALADI-CAP

Partner 2 :

MEHE

AFDC Program Category

Environmental Education 

Outcome/Output :

• Develop comprehensive policy tools that enable the education sector, especially the MEHE, to systematize paper use reduction.
• Advocate the integrated management of paper in pilot schools through the implementation of paper-saving measures.

Geographic area:

National

Beneficiaries :

Ministries and Schools

Green Leadership Academy
Starting Date :

2019

Closing Date :

2019

Status :

On Going

Total Fund :

20,000 USD

Objective :

Building interpersonal skills of twenty five Lebanese and Syrian youth to become stewards of their communities’ environmental and development matters.

Donor :

FES- Freidrich Ebert Foundation

AFDC Program Category

Environmental Education 

Geographic area:

University students from diverse areas in Lebanon

Beneficiaries :

University students