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ESDU awarded Pioneering Development and Productive Project 2020 for CLIMAT project

ESDU was awarded the “Pioneering Development and Productive Project 2020" following successful implementation of its Climate-Smart Livelihoods Initiatives and Market Access Tailoring (CLIMAT). The one-year project was implemented in partnership with Cooperation Without Borders (CWB) and was funded by the German Cooperation under the World Food Program's (WFP) for “Enhancing the Livelihoods of Syrian Refugees and Vulnerable Lebanese Host Communities Through Food for Training.

Along with other distinguished individuals and institutions leading the way in agricultural innovation, ESDU was recognized during the 13th “Khalifa International Award for Date Palm and Agricultural Innovation" Virtual Award Ceremony for 2021 (March 16th).

Learn more about the CLIMAT project:

​Watch the virtual award ceremony:


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