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2013

Execution of irrigation infrastructures and the promotion of sustainable water management Project (ARDP) Lebanon

Liban

Titre : Execution of irrigation infrastructures and the promotion of sustainable water management Project (ARDP) Lebanon

Pays /Région : Liban

Durée : from September 2013 to September 2016

Présentation
Objectif (s) : The Execution of irrigation infrastructures and the promotion of sustainable water management Project aims to improve the livelihoods and income of approximately 230 farm households by improving the quality of their agricultural production and increasing its quantity, and to enable the Green Plan to carry out its mandate regarding soil and water conservation
Components
* Component One : Water and Soil Conservation The Component One shall be implemented through the construction of 8 medium-sized hill lakes to harvest a sufficient quantity of water supplied by spring flows and rainfall and making it available to small farmers groups to help them achieving efficient irrigation systems in the selected areas. Sites are selected through a participatory approach and based on appropriate socio-economic and technical eligibility criteria. The capacity of the hill lake will be around 20,000 m3 and covers 45 Ha of agricultural lands. For now, five hill lakes have been selected. These hill lakes are in the following locations : Aïnata (Dinniyeh Caza), Bchenata (Dinniyeh Caza), Tarchich (Baabda Caza) , Jezzine and Chwaya (Caza Hasbaya). You will find a summary of each lake by just clicking on the hill lake name.
* Component Two : Technical Support to Farmers The component two is based on the capacity building of eight farmers groups – In the selected hill lakes areas – to operate and maintain irrigation and water harvesting works and soil conservation. By the end of the Project, these groups will be able to manage the implemented hill lakes and assure their sustainability.
* Component 3 – Capacity Building of the Green Plan The Component three is based on the constitution of : The Management Unit in the Green Plan Headquarter will be responsible in the implementation of all the Project activities. The Strategic Planning Unit will develop, manage and update a national strategic plan on water harvesting and land reclamation. The creation of a training center in one of Green Plan centers.

Mise en œuvre : Green Plan – Ministry of Agriculture Lebanon

Financement : European Union (80%) Lebanese Government (20%)

Budget : 2,375,000 Euros.

Présentation : Green Plan

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