Tag Archives: MAVA

Learning to lead during times of uncertainty

January 21, 2021, marked the end-of-year graduation for cohort 3.of MAVA Leaders for Nature Academy, by which, Ms. Jamal Hamzeh, the Mount Lebanon Hima Center – MLHC manager and a senior project manager at SPNL has successfully completed the one-year leadership programme. MAVA Leaders for Nature Academy is a leadership development programme for professionals from partner organizations of the MAVA, …

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How to Stop Poaching and Protect Endangered Species?

The Anti-Poaching Unit (APU) of the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL) and the Middle East Center for Sustainable Hunting (MESHC) held a seminar on the reality of hunting in Lebanon and how to combat illegal hunting and poaching in order to protect nature and the pastime of hunting. The seminar was part of a series of …

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Safe Passage For Migratory Birds

Migration can only be mastered if the birds find safe resting places along their route where they can find food and recover their strength. However, indiscriminate hunting drives birds to struggle amid unsustainable conditions. Even through rough weather, our responsible hunters answered the call of SPNL, and the Anti-Poaching Unit (APU) of the Middle East Center for Sustainable Hunting (MESHC) …

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Bootcamp training delivered to entrepreneurs as part of RESP project

Led by IES Social Business School, a 4-day Bootcamp has been kicked-off today, as part of the Support Programme for Rural Entreprises (RESP), funded by MAVA, in partnership with Mowgli Mentoring, SPNL, ACS, and Rural Entrepreneurs. This intensive training week will allow previously selected 15 entrepreneurs/businesses to bring the impact to the core of decision making and build their soft …

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Chefs, producers and cooks share their favourite Mediterranean recipes, inspired by sustainable ingredients of our #MedFoodHeroes

Chefs, producers and cooks share their favourite Mediterranean recipes Sharing meals in the Mediterranean feels as good as the food tastes. Rooted Everyday is happy to introduce recipes from Greece, Lebanon, Morocco, Portugal and Spain to whet your appetite, inspired by the sustainable ingredients of our #MedFoodHeroes. With many thanks to the chefs and foodies for sharing their recipes and photos with us, with the aim to see …

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Meet our #MedFoodHeroes from Greece, Lebanon, Menorca, Morocco, Portugal and Spain!

One way to eat like an environmentalist is to support sustainable food producers. Through our two-week #MedFoodHeroes campaign, we aim to show how biodiversity in our ecosites is strongly linked to the sustainable food producers we work with in beautiful Lemnos, High Atlas, Dehesas, Montados, Menorca and Shouf. Here, we introduce some of our #MedFoodHeroes. Read on! Athina Kavaleri and her …

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Celebrate sustainable food with Mediterranean Food Heroes 2020 #MedFoodHeroes

Do you choose good quality food from local sustainable food producers? Through our #MedFoodHeroes campaign, we are sharing stories, recipes and food facts from the Mediterranean to show how the food we choose to put on our plates impacts both the environment and the sustainable economy. Mediterranean environmental NGOs like WWF are promoting small sustainable food producers offering an alternative to fast …

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All you need to know about Mount Lebanon Hima Center- MLHC

Mount Lebanon Hima Center- MLHC, The Home of Hima is located in Hima Kayfoun, the first Hima in Mount Lebanon. The center is halfway to all Hima sites, 35 minutes away from Beirut, with a strategic location in the upper region of Beirut River Valley IBA, the most important bottleneck for migratory soaring birds during Autumn migration. The center aims …

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The M6 ‘Cultural Landscapes’ Steering Committee Meeting

The M6 ‘Cultural Landscapes’ Steering Committee Meeting (10-14 February 2020) was held in the framework of MAVA M6 partnership on Mediterranean Cultural Landscapes. The goal of the meeting was to conclude the Mid Term Evaluation process and set the groundwork for the design of phase 2 (2020-2022). 35 partners from 19 organisations met in the island of Lemnos in Greece …

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Nature and Culture in Menorca: meeting of the Cultural Landscapes Steering Committee

A Meeting of the Steering Committee of the Cultural Landscapes Outcome Action Plan (OAP) of the Mediterranean Programme was held in the Balearic island of Menorca from 6 to 9 May 2019, hosted by local organization GOB Menorca. Twenty participants from 13 organisations attended the meeting, representing projects implemented in five Mediterranean countries and cross-cutting regional initiatives. The Cultural Landscapes OAP supports the …

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