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FAFS’ Faculty member Walid El Kayal receives a new grant to address agricultural pollution in the Litani River Basin

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. 





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