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2009

Recovery and Rehabilitation of Dairy Sector in Bekaa Valley and Hermel-Akkar Uplands – Lebanon

Liban

Titre : Recovery and Rehabilitation of Dairy Sector in Bekaa Valley and Hermel-Akkar Uplands – Lebanon

Pays /Région : Liban

Localisation : Lebanon (Bekâa Valley)

Code projet : LRF-21

Durée : 41 months 1 May 2009 — 30 September 2012

Présentation
The aim of this project is to enable recovery-rehabilitation and assistance to the livelihoods of 300 vulnerable livestock keepers in Central Bekâa Valley, North Akkar and Hermel-Akkar Highlands who are resource poor, with little or no assistance and currently unable to keep up with the highly competitive animal production sub-sector. An additional 300 farmers will draw indirect benefits from the project through veterinary and artificial insemination services as well as training sessions. The proposed project is also aiming to provide alternative income-generating activities to the poorest farmers with the highest level of socio-economic deprivation in Hermel-Akkar highlands in order to reduce their dependence on illicit crops.
This project has successfully taken the initial steps to kick-start sustainable milk production and improvement of the food safety standards of the dairy industry in Lebanon. Major emphasis is made on improving the quality and hygienic standards of milk and dairy products to safeguard the Lebanese consumer and to improve the milk prices.
The project has established 32 village milk collection and refrigeration centers fully equipped with milk cooling tanks, stainless steel milk jars, and laboratory equipment and milk transportation trucks etc... This helped in improving the milk quality and safety standard as the regular tests and analyses that the project team conducted have proven to be by more than 200%.

Agences Nations Unies : FAO - Food and Agriculture Organizat

Implementing Partners : Ministry of Agriculture

Budget : Lebanon (Bekâa Valley)

United Nations Development Group

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