Agriculture

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Abbas Youssef points wistfully towards his olive trees, which are bearing their annual fruit. Yet again, the 70-year-old Palestinian farmer will be...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Yahya Dbouk
On Thursday, 21 February, 2013, the Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth revealed that a high-level Kurdish delegation had recently visited Israel to...
Friday, February 22, 2013
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Kamel Jaber
Al-Sharq cooperative was launched in 2005 in Bint Jbeil and the first agricultural experiment began; the planting of savory, which is a thyme-like...
Saturday, September 22, 2012
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Nicolas Abu Rjeili
In the past, poplar trees were planted just for their beauty. Houses surrounded their fences with them, to create a beautiful view and some shade....
Saturday, July 14, 2012
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Rameh Hamieh
It is hard to predict how this year’s planned destruction of the hashish crop in the Bekaa will play out. The farmers insist on confronting any such...
Friday, July 13, 2012
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Kamel Jaber
This year housewives in South Lebanon were earlier than those in Baalbek and Hermel in preparing the local kishk – a powdery cereal of burghul (...
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
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Rami Zurayk
Agriculture in Mount Lebanon is in its death throes. There are many reasons for this, not least of all the state’s chronic neglect and its adoption...
Sunday, June 24, 2012
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Amal Khalil
A program launched by the government has so far completely failed to improve conditions for farmers. Earlier this year, the government launched the...
Saturday, June 16, 2012
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Rami Zurayk
Recently a number of graduate students of environmental studies at the American University of Beirut (AUB) carried out a study on changes in...
Friday, June 15, 2012
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