Tag Archives: Hima Farm

Master the art of the perfect “Light” jam!

HHIC- West Beqaa, Lebanon On 11 December 2020, the center was boiling with the joy of learning how to make high-fruit jam. Under the MSB project and in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture, SPNL proposed a jam-making class to farmers and women of the Beqaa region. Before the cooking class, we opened the morning with an overview on food …

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Local Empowerment Hima Community Based Programme

HIMA is a traditional community-based approach to sustainably manage natural resources in a way that realizes common benefits for people and Nature.  It is a traditional way to conserve biodiversity as well as natural and cultural heritage of the area. The word HIMA is an Arabic word meaning “a protected area”.  The HIMA was established over 1500 years ago within the Arabian …

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Homat al Hima International Centre: A Story of Success at Crisis Times

While moving strategically to decentralize its operation to remote areas, the Society for the protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL) established Homat al Hima International Center (HHIC) at Kherbet Qanafar, Western Bekaa Valley of Lebanon, with the generous funding of MAVA & SRT . The center which has been founded on a feasibility study, ensuring its success being central to …

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News in Photos: Tyre Lodge and hima farm a Sanctuary for local and migrating birds

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SPNL First Lodge and Hima Farm at Tyre

Since the inception of SPNL in 1984, the Saidi family placed its Tyre residence and gardens at the disposal of SPNL management and staff.  It was from this hub the last and most beautiful sandy beach was proclaimed a protected area. It was from this hub SPNL was able to stop the transfer of sand from this beach through the interference …

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