|Souk Aal Souk Farmers’ Market, Fall edition|
ESDU organized its monthly Souk Aal Souk Farmers’ Market in partnership with the Food Heritage Foundation on October 11. Local farmers and food producers gathered to offer AUB students, university staff, and visitors healthy options for breakfast and lunch, as well as mouneh and handcrafts. The Fall Souk hosted Al-Ghad TV, which interviewed ESDU’s executive officer Mabelle Chedid, the food producers, and the students visiting the market.
|LDEM Student Summer Workshop|
Students of LDEM 249 held a three day summer workshop at AREC in July 2018, during which they built an outdoor gazebo of metal and wood. READ MORE
|Launch of IFPRI's 2018 Global Food Policy Report Food Security from Global to MENA|
FAFS and the Food Security Program, in collaboration with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), hosted the launch of IFPRI’s 2018 Global Food Policy Report labeled “Food Security from Global to MENA.” READ MORE
|The Raji and Fawzieh Sinno Promising Leader in Agriculture Award Ceremony|
AUB hosted Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus over two days and honored high school students who won a competition for best solutions to Lebanon’s agricultural problems at the first Raji and Fawzieh Sinno Promising Leader in Agriculture Award. The award was launched by AUB’s Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences (FAFS) with this year’s theme “Agriculture in Lebanon: Challenges and Solutions.” READ MORE
|Professor Muhammad Yunus interview at FAFS|
FAFS had the honour to host and interview Nobel Peace Laureate and founder of Grameen Bank, Muhammad Yunus in April, 2018 in the presence of FAFS students, faculty and staff.
|Dean Mohatar at the Nudge Conference: Behavioral Economics and Nudge in the Arab Region: Lessons Learned & Challenges Ahead|
Dean Mohtar participated in a session entitled "Applying Behavioral Insights to Health and the Environment" during a conference on Behavioral Economics and Nudge in the Arab Region: Lessons Learned & Challenges Ahead at AUB.
|Crop Production & Protection students’ field visits to RobinsonAgri & DebbaneAgri|
On April 24, a field trip was organized for students attending the AGSC 203 - Crop Production and Protection course, accompanied by Dr. Yusuf Abou Jawdah and Miss Hana Sobh. The trip focused on visiting two of the most advanced horticultural farms/nurseries in Lebanon. READ MORE
|Crop Production & Protection students’ field visit to pioneering firms & farms|
Dr. Yusuf Abou Jawdah and Miss Hana Sobh organized a field trip to three commercial production firms/farms in the South of Lebanon for students attending the course AGSC 203 - Crop Production and Protection on March 27. READ MORE