Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon

Agriculture and Rural Development Programme (ARDP)

08/08/2016 - 12:04
Agriculture and Food Safety

This project aims at improving the overall performance of the agriculture sector and the livelihoods of rural and farming communities in order to achieve sustainable food security and the development of rural communities. Activities include the preparation of the agricultural strategy 2015-2019, the creation of an Agriculture and Rural Development Programme (ARDP) Budget € 14 000 000 Financing instrument European Neighbourhood Policy Instrument 2010 Date of project 2011-2019 Implementing partner Ministry of Agriculture Beneficiaries Lebanese agricultural and rural sector EU > Infrastructure & Natural Resources Agriculture Management Information System, the preparation of the agricultural census and the reinforcement of the agriculture statistical office of the Ministry, the capacity building of the phytosanitary and veterinary services of the Ministry, the rehabilitation of Kfarchima laboratory, the creation of a guarantee fund dedicated to agriculture with Kafalat, the construction of 8 medium-size hill lakes for irrigation and forestry actions aiming at developing a forestry mapping and implementing 6 pilot projects across the country.

Budget € 14 000 000

Financing instrument  European Neighbourhood Policy Instrument 2010

Date of project 2011-2019

Implementing partner

Ministry of Agriculture

Beneficiaries

Lebanese agricultural and rural sector

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