Reforestation: development of a community forest

Reforestation: development of a community forest

 

Objective:

Support the national early recovery efforts in restoring a part of deforested lands and in increasing the percentage of Forest cover in Lebanon.

 

Achievements:

  • 4 hectares of land in the village of Jesr Elkadi (Aley, Mount Lebanon) were reforested with 2000 seedlings of stone pine.
  • 2 hectares of land in the village of Qaitouly (Jezzin, South Lebanon) were reforested with 1000 seedlings of stone pine.
  • 1 hectare of land in the village of Bkaseen (Jezzin, South Lebanon) was reforested with 500 seedlings of stone pine.

 

Duration: 2008

Partners: Embassy of the Netherlands, LDBA

Funding Agency: Embassy of the Netherlands