Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon

[AFD] Cultural Heritage & Urban Development (CHUD Programme)

08/08/2016 - 14:35

The Cultural Heritage and Urban Development (CHUD) Programme constitutes the main intervention of preservation and enhancement of the urban heritage of the cities of Tripoli, Byblos, Baalbek, Saida and Tyr. The contribution of AFD to the project – targeting Tyr and Tripoli – aims both at restoring the economic attractiveness of the historic centres, valorise their tourism and commercial assets, and improving social cohesion and the living conditions of the inhabitants. Consequently, it is based on three components: 1. Rehabilitation of old centres and improvement of urban public infrastructure, 2. Preservation of historic sites and streamlining their operations, 3. Assistance and training actions for local authorities in the management and leadership of old centres.

Budget € 21 000 000

Financing instrument Sovereign Concessional Loan

Date of project 2014 - 2019

Implementing partner



Municipalities of Tyr and Tripoli

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