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Project ID:00086602Description:LRF-28 Reviving farmers' livel
Lebanon Recovery Fund
Start Date *: 22 May 2013
Lebanon Recovery Fund
End Date*: 31 Aug 2016
Country: Lebanon Project Status: Financially Closed
  Participating Organization:   UNDP - UNDP(MDTF/PUNO only).

Project Description

Integrated intervention to expand livelihood opportunities for vegetable farmers in South Lebanon through the establishment of a market place reducing transaction costs and access to extension services to improve post-production stages which are at the heart of sectoral vulnerability.

This project will benefit 426,000 Lebanese residents, including over 8,000 fruit and vegetable producers, and serve as a pilot model to be replicated in other rural areas in Lebanon.

Development Goal

To improve farmers' livelihoods in South Lebanon through assisting small farmers in overcoming post-production constraints.

Key Immediate Objectives

  • Increased livelihood opportunities and imcome for farmers in Nabatieh Mohafazat
  • To develop a multipurpose agricultural centre as a pilot for other deprived regions of the country

Outputs and Key Activities

1. A wholesale fruit and vegetable farmers' market in Nabatieh Mahafazat is established

  • Preparation of technical feasibility study for the market site
  • Initiation of procurement process
  • Establishment of market managemetn structure
  • Monitoring and evaluation

2. Access to agricultural extension services is improved

  • Establishment of information centre in the market
  • Establishment of storage and refrigeration facility
  • Thematic and technical trainings for farmers and cooperatives


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