Dr. Isam Bashour collaborated with the Beirut Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) office to develop a capacity-building workshop for the staff of the water authority labs in North Lebanon. Dr. Bashour and the FAO team visited the labs, meeting with the staff and administrators, and developed a list of needed equipment and supplies. A hands-on training session for the water authority technical staff advised them regarding the use of the new water management equipment offered by FAO.
Dr. Bashour also delivered a presentation to FAO management, project sponsors, and technical officials representing several governmental authorities in Lebanon (February 25). During the presentation he shared the results of the water analysis that was done to measure the water quality from June-October of 2019 He also suggested a monitoring protocol for the follow up of the quality and quantity of Naher El Bared water, emphasizing that this is much needed to prepare cleaner, more accessible water from our own resources.