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Lebanese Biosphere Reserves Joint Initiative to Revive Traditional Agricultural Practices
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Istituto Oikos Onlus
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$149,923
DATES
May 2021
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Apr 2022
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CEPF Strategic Direction Strategy
HOTSPOT
Mediterranean Basin
LOCATION
AMOUNT
US$149,923
DATES
May 2021
-
Apr 2022

Support local organizations in Jabal Moussa and Al Shouf Biosphere Reserves to promote sustainable, biodiversity-friendly agricultural practices. Support rehabilitation and preservation of old terraces, home to rare reptiles and plants, strengthen the economic model for local traditional products, and address over-harvesting of wild edible plants in these mountainous areas.

Strategic Direction: 3 Promote the maintenance of traditional land-use practices necessary for the conservation of Mediterranean biodiversity in priority corridors of high cultural and biodiversity value