American Univesity of Beirut

 Ardi Ardak


In light of the current socio-economic crisis, the Environment and Sustainable Development Unit (ESDU) at the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences (FAFS) at AUB - in partnership with the Lebanese League for Women in Business (LLWB), t​he Food Heritage Foundation (FHF) and Ziko House, launched on February 28, 2020,  the Ardi Ardak Initiative. Ardi Ardak works on offering small-scale producers access to knowledge, resources and marketing channels, offering urban consumers access to local healthy produce, and promoting sustainable eco-friendly agricultural practices and innovative food processing linking innovation to traditional authentic production. ​​

Watch​ Ardi Ardak Song.

Watch​ MTV interview with Dr. Shadi Hamadeh (ESDU) and Mrs. Asmahan El Zein (LLWB) discussing Ardi Ardak project on "Roghm Kel Shi" segment in the evening news; January 2020.

Read​ L'Orient le Jour's article about Ardi Ardak.

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