Dr. Walid El Kayal, Assistant Professor at the Agriculture Department, secured a new grant funded by Landell Mills add hyperlink (UK) for his project titled "Provision of services to address agricultural pollution in the Litani River Basin." Landell Mills has signed a two-year contract with AUB to implement this project that has a total budget of 750K euros, with 467K euros allocated fund for AUB.
The project constitutes of two main activities:
- Activity 1 Promotion of clean and less polluting agricultural practices
- Activity 2 Improvement of access to local markets for agri-food cooperatives
Mr. Simon Foxwell (Landel Mills, Project Director), Mr. Michael Ruggeri (Landell Mills, Project Executive) and Mr. Najah Chamoun (Team Leader and Project Coordinator) have visited FAFS-AUB from Jan 26 to Jan 28, 2022. During this visit, the team toured FAFS research facilities and met I/Dean Olabi who gave a brief overview about activities in FAFS and AREC and discussed potential future collaborations.