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SPNL strategic planning workshop

As a part of the IUCN-led ‘Nurturing NGO Capacity to Engage in Biodiversity Conservation in the Eastern Mediterranean Project’, a capacity-needs assessment was carried out during a workshop in November 2012 in Amman, which led to the development of basic partner development plans for all NGOs involved, including the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL). Dr. José …

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SWIM-SM Sub-regional training on Water Resources Degradation

SPNL participated in the Sub-regional training on the Cost Assessment of Water Resources Degradation that took place in Athens, 23- 24-25 June 2014. The aim of this training workshop is to assess the economic valuation of water resources at the basin level. In the past two years, SWIM-SM has focused on assessing the cost of water resources degradation in order …

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Teaching beyond boundaries through SNOW programme

The final phase of the “The Social, Ecological, and Agricultural Resilience in the face of Climate Change”-(SEARCH) project focuses on the implementation of pilot projects as a result of the social and ecological vulnerability assessments that were conducted in the earlier phases of the project. The assessments presented Aydamoun- Karmchbat as the most vulnerable area when compared to Qobayat and …

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MED-PHARES Kick-off meeting

In the framework of the project MED-PHARES, SPNL participated in the kick-off meeting that took place in Cagliari- Sardinia on the 23rd and 24th in April. This meeting was an opportunity for all the partners to meet for the first time and to discuss the chronogram, the work packages and the ENPI rules and procedures for the management of the …

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Search project partners meets in Amman

A regional meeting was held on the 16th and 17th of April, 2014 in Amman, Jordan. This meeting was back to back between the SEARCH and R-KNOW projects. It witnessed the closing of the SEARCH project after 3 years of its implementation where each project partner presented a case study on their country highlighting the success stories and future perspectives. …

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Training on forest management and monitoring

As part of the EU Andeket project a training for scouts was held in Ramlieh, Mount Lebanon on the 29th and 30th of March, 2014. The aim of this training workshop was to prepare and teach the scouts on forest management and monitoring. The 2 day training was filled with both theoretical and practical activities that kept the scouts engaged. …

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Medscapes Project train on landscape character assessment

Under the project Medscapes, a workshop was held by end of March till early April. The first three days of the workshop were held in Limassol as a meeting of experts in landscape where experts from each partner country, Lebanon, Jordan, Cyprus, and Greece presented their thoughts on how planners can utilize landscape character assessment despite the differences in legal …

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SPNL Selected to participates in ENTIRE project on Stakeholders Dialogue in Water Management

Through the project titled “Empowering regional civil society networks to take an active role in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in the Southern Mediterranean Region (ENTIRE”)”, SPNL participated in the Entire training workshop titled “Working with Stakeholders Dialogue in IWRM” which took place from 9 to 10 February in Amman Jordan . The following workshop stressed on applying stakeholders tools …

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Japanese Embassy Supports Water management project in Hima Kfar Zabad

Through the generous support of the Japanese Embassy “Grass Roots’’ fund, SPNL has recently signed a new project with the Embassy of Japan titled “Water Rehabilitation and Management at Hima Kfar Zabad Wetlands and Springs “. The following project aims to support health conditions and the livelihoods status of the Kfar Zabad local community, including the surrounding 30 villages who …

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Landscape Character Assessment Project

Two members of SPNL attended a kick off meeting in Cyprus for a new project called Landscape Character Assessment (Medscapes). MedScapes is an innovative project that has just started and comprises a multidisciplinary approach. It presupposes cross-border cooperation between neighboring Mediterranean European and third party countries. The project aims to develop and apply a best-practice methodology for East-Mediterranean Landscape Character …

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