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The Lebanese Environment Forum launches the MPAs Network project

On the occasion of the National day for Nature Reserves in Lebanon, under the patronage and presence of H.E the Minister of Environment, Dr. Nasser Yassin, the Lebanese Environment Forum launched the project for Marine Protected Areas Network, funded by European Union in Lebanon and implemented jointly by LEF and the University of Balamand, with the cooperation of the Ministry of Environment. An opening spe ...

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Bahr Bala Plastic Project visits the Lebanese coastal cities

After the launching of the “Bahr Bala Plastic” project at the Cultural Center in Byblos. The information sessions for this project started at the Mamlouk Palace in Tyre on Wednesday, 21 August, in the Municipality of Tripoli on Thursday, 22 August, and in the Municipality of Sidon, 26 August, with presence members of associations and municipalities. And civil society to provide grants to implement initiativ ...

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Lebanese Municipalities sign Responsible Hunting Areas declaration to end current chaotic situation

  Beirut hosted a workshop titled ”Responsible Hunting management through municipalities” under the “Mainstreaming Conservation of Migratory Soaring Birds into Key Productive Sectors along the Rift Valley/Red Sea Flyway (MSB)” project. MSB is a GEF funded project, implemented in Lebanon by the UNDP, and hosted by the Ministry of Environment. It is technically supported by BirdLife’s partner in Lebanon, ...

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A pilot model for public hunting area in Anjar

Lebanese Environment Forum (LEF) and the Society for the protection of nature in Lebanon (SPNL) signed a partnership agreement with the municipality of Anjar to promote sustainable hunting practices in Lebanon through initiating a pilot model public hunting area – PHA  announced by the municipality planned to be far from houses and the important bird areas IBA.   The event was held in Anjar municipalit ...

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CEPF grant to bring hunting in Lebanon under control

The Lebanese Environment Forum has received a CEPF large grant of over $180,000 to promote sustainable hunting practices in Lebanon, using a community-based approach. The project will complement other work by the BirdLife International/UNDP-GEF Migratory Soaring Birds project, and by the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL), the BirdLife national Partner.   Despite its small geographi ...

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The Small Grants programme in Lebanon

  In mid nineties, Lebanon signed and ratified many international environmental treaties and conventions Accordingly, Global Environment Facility (GEF) had established some projects aiming at facilitating the implementation of those treaties/conventions. These projects were implemented by UNDP CO in coordination and partnership with concerned ministries including Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of hy ...

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