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Lebanon - Agriculture Infrastructure Development Project (English)

The main objectives of the Agricultural Infrastructure Development Project are to: a) develop land and water resources for the purposes of increasing farmers' incomes and protecting the environment through land terracing and harvesting of runoff water in small hill ponds; b) increase access to and from isolated rural areas through the construction of agricultural roads; and c) strengthen the institutional and implementation capabilities of the Green Plan and the Directorate of Studies and Coordination within the Ministry of Agriculture by upgrading their human and material capabilities, financing the conduct of a National Agricultural Census and establishing an Information Management System to provide the data necessary for strategy and policy formulation. The components carry out the above mentioned objectives and are, as such: a) land and water development; b) agricultural roads; and c) institutional support.

Details

  • Document Date

    1996/08/14

  • Document Type

    Staff Appraisal Report

  • Report Number

    15625

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Lebanon,

  • Region

    Middle East and North Africa,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/07/01

  • Doc Name

    Lebanon - Agriculture Infrastructure Development Project

  • Keywords

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Citation

Lebanon - Agriculture Infrastructure Development Project (English). World Development Sources, WDS 1996 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/564071468772445994/Lebanon-Agriculture-Infrastructure-Development-Project