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Pale purple flower growing from ground.
Orchid example of the rare phenomenon of mixotrophy.
© Université Saint‐Joseph/photo by Magda Bou Dagher Kharrat
Conserving and Valorizing the Unique Botanical Heritage of Lebanon
Grantee Name: 
Université Saint-Joseph
Project Overview Overview
CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy

Support various stakeholders to improve conservation of rare, endemic plants of Lebanon. Support three existing reserves (Horsh Eden, Jaj and Jabal Moussa) in integrating plants in their management. Strengthen the micro-reserve of Sarada (established by USJ under a former project). Test circus-situ conservation approach in Archeological sites of Tyre and Anjar.

Strategic Direction: 4 Strengthen the engagement of civil society to support the conservation of plants that are critically endangered or have highly restricted ranges