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A project proposal to enhance the agricultural Early Warning System (EWS) in the Beqaa valley, Lebanon. The proposal is based on a comprehensive needs assessment, previously conducted by the Lebanese Agriculture Research Institute (LARI), in collaboration with the Lebanese Ministry of Environment and the EU funded ClimaSouth project. The objective is to improve agrometeorological monitoring to help attenuate damage caused by destructive climatic conditions and thereby increase farmers’ incomes. With a total budget of € 2,84 million, the project proposal is currently being presented to potential donors in order to secure funding.
A new proposal for financing Solar Water Pumping in the Jordan Valley was presented at a stakeholder consultation workshop in Amman, Jordan, on 5 December 2016
The need of the document is to asses the root zone soil water depletion/soil water content under different water regimes and soil, climatic and crop conditions
A new initiative was launched in Beirut, Lebanon, to promote the establishment of a Business Knowledge Platform with the aim to engage the Lebanese private sector in the transformational change towards a low-carbon global economy called upon by the Paris Agreement.