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Assad Serhal member in the BirdLife International Committee

Assad Adel Serhal, Director General of Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon, SPNL (BirdLife Partner in Lebanon) has more than 25 years experience in the development and management of Protected Areas in Lebanon. Under his direction SPNL has initiated eight Himas (community-based protected areas) in Lebanon, and he helped found the Hima Fund. Assad Serhal is the current chair of the BirdLife Middle ...

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SPNL Participates in SEARCH Project Regional Workshop

SPNL recently participated in a regional reflection workshop, held in Morocco, regarding the “Social, Ecological and Agricultural Resilience in the face of climate change in the Mediterranean Region (SEARCH) Project”. The project which is funded by the European Union, and coordinated by the IUCN, included participants from Lebanon (SPNL and Mada), Jordan, Palestine, Egypt, and Morocco, in addition to a regi ...

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El Fekha Claimed as a New Hima

SPNL in partnership with the Fakha municipality and CREADEL social organization have declared on 6 May 2013 a new Hima site in the village of El Fekha in the Anti-Lebanon Mountains of Bekaa. The project funded by the CEPF, was launched in a ceremony attended by the SPNL team, CREADEL, and members from the municipality of El Fekha and local community, and embarked the journey of future sustainable use of com ...

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The Environmental Scout Organization carried out a campaign to clean the fishers’ port in Tripoli

The Environmental Scout Organization in Lebanon carried out a wide clean-up campaign in the port of fishermen in Mina - Tripoli as part of a series of environmental activities for this year under the title (Better environment begins with you). The implementation of this campaign was accomplished by thirty scouts and scout guides and some employees of the port. The scouts worked on picking up wastes, sorting ...

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SPNL receives “Best Practice” Award from the United Nations

Eleven awards are granted every two years from applicant projects all over the world, which are then exemplified on UN-Habitat’s ‘Best Practice Database’, which contains proven solutions to common social, economic and environmental problems. Assad Serhal, Director General of SPNL expressed his joy in receiving the award for the Qoleileh Hima project, which is one of the most successful Hima projects carried ...

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