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News in Photos: Anjar Mountain Trail Run

Occurred in 21 of May, Anjar Mountain Trail Run, was a race of 6 Km in length, it was organised by a team of 8 people under the support of the municipality of Anjar and HMEM, there were also 44 young people helping us during the race. Almost 95% of the race was on the mountainous area of Anjar (newly …

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How Homat Al Hima is protecting Anjar’s Riparian forest

By Berj Tumberian Back in 2013 16th of August, when this small, two hectare Riparian forest in Hima Anjar, the home for the threatened river otter and many other bird species, was given to be controlled by the municipality of Anjar instead of the ministry of agriculture, and all that because of the voluntary work of the youth in cleaning it …

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From Hima to Hima – covering the Bekaa Area

“From Hima to Hima – covering the Bekaa Area” is an ecotouristic model, initiated by SPNL, aiming to link the different Hima sites in the Bekaa region. It highlights the natural, cultural and social values embedded within the Hima areas which are managed by the local community; the custodians of the land. This booklet provides you with a snapshot of …

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Hima Anjar Kfarzabad speaks for itself

In this film directed by Adonis Khatib Hima Anjar Kfarzabad speaks for itself.  This series of short films is part of SPNL’s project titled “Enhancing livelihoods of local Lebanese communities in Hima territories; from social, economic and natural perspectives” funded by the European Union.    

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Want to become Homat Al-Hima member? Socialize!

By Vanessa Khaddage For most of us, social media has changed our lives in some meaningful way. Collectively it is changing the world for good. Given the pace of innovation and adoption, change has become a constant. Every so often we find the need to stop and reflect on its most recent and noteworthy developments, hence the following list. As …

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Participatory workshop in Anjar to share scientific Hima studies

As a part of SPNL work in Hima Anjar- Kfar Zabad, several scientific studies were done by local and international experts , aiming to highlight the status of globally endangered species and its habitat. Accordingly and under the MAVA project “ Restoring Hima Ecosystem Function  through promoting sustainable community based water Management systems“, three studies were developed to identify the …

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Khajag strawberries in Anjar

For the first time in long years, Anjar and the whole Lebanese lands faced a suffocating sandy storm weather, lasting for a full week and reducing the color of nature, changing it to yellow. Still, the strawberries of Khajag shine with their beautiful glowing red, hiding below the leaves, and spreading to cover more than five times the surface planted. …

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Closing Event of the UN Women Project and Opening of Kiosk in Anjar

After 3 years of hard work, determination and success, the project “Promoting Hima Women Empowerment for Conservation and Livelihood” funded by the UN Women Fund for Gender Equality has come to an end. The closing ceremony took place on the 6th of November, 2015 in the beautiful city of Anjar that brought together a large number of people including local …

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Anjar Nature Festival “Be the Change”

As a part of its yearly celebrations to support nature conservation SPNL and the municipality of Anjar organized the Anjar Nature Festival on the 8th of August 2015. The festival of this year was titled “ Be the Change” highlighting the role of youth and women in sustaining natural resources. The festival was noted by the official opening of the …

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Mark your Calender: 8 August 2015 “Be the Change” Nature Festival

As a part of its yearly celebration to support nature and people, and through the generous support of the MAVA Foundation. SPNL , the Municipality of Anjar, and Anjar Environmental Committee , organizes the 2015 Nature Festival , under the title “Be the Change”, highlighting the role of Women and Youth as leaders for a better nature and environment. The …

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