Environment and Sustainable Development Unit
  • ESDU is an inter-disciplinary research and development center specialized in community development and sustainable agriculture hosted at the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences (FAFS) at the American University of Beirut (AUB).

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​"Our philosophy is to link and to embed research into development. The processes of research and development should be intertwined. And it's possible to conduct development projects with limited resources."

    Shady Hamadeh, ESDU Director​.​