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Bint Jbeil environment educational garden (Lebanon)


Titre : Bint Jbeil environment educational garden (Lebanon)

Pays : Liban

N° projet  : LEB/OP3/1/05/04

Durée : Start Date : 5/2006 End Date : 12/2008

Bint Jbeil is located in a remote semi-arid area in the South of Lebanon. It is characterized by a dry climate. Lately Bint Jbeil has witnessed a double phenomenon : an urbanization movement and a decrease in green spaces. There is an urgent need to create a green space. This Project consists of an initiative undertaken by the local community and the municipality of Bint Jbeil.

Résumé du projet
The Project aims at creating an exemplary botanical garden (3000 square meters) at Bint Jbeil in order to create a green space in the area that will benefit the local community especially children and women.

The Project objectives are to : 1. Increase green spaces mainly for children and women 2. Prevent land erosion 3. Contribute in reducing climate change 4. Contribute in combating desertification 5. Disseminate environmental awareness.

Grant Amount : US$ 24,212.00
Co-Financing Cash : US$ 18,994.00
Co-Financing in-Kind : US$ 9,000.00

Bénéficiaire  : Al-Mabarrat association

GEF Small Grants Programme

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