The “Project Cooperation Agreement” was signed between the
Lebanese Ministry of Environment and the GEF Coordination
Unit in September 2011 and the Ministry of Environment is
awaiting for the issuance of the Grant acceptance Decree
related to the project to launch the project.
The Ministry of Environment would like to thank the Global
Environmental Facility for partly financing this project as well as
thank IUCN and WWF MedPO for their in-kind contributions to
this project. Special thanks are also addressed to the team
of the Division of Global Environment Facility Coordination
Unit at the United Nations Environment Programme (DGEF-UNEP)
Ms. Maryam Niamir-Fuller, Ms. Virginie Hart (previous
DGEF-UNEP team) and Mr. Edoardo Zandri from UNEP/GEF for their
solid and committed partnership during the project inception and implementation.