Social and Local Development


UNDP's support in the area of Social and Local Development focuses on policy and operational support. The main counterparts include the Ministry of Social Affairs, the Council for Development and Reconstruction, the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities, the Ministry of Public Health, the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, in addition to the local authorities. Support is provided mainly through donor funding.more

Women Working in potato agriculture

UNDP-Lebanon women working in potato agriculture in an internatal road rehabilitated by UNDP so that the farmers can easily access their landsmore

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 Improving Farmers’ Livelihoods in Qabb Elias
Improving Farmers’ Livelihoods in Qabb Elias

Within the framework of the Lebanon Host Communities Support Project (LHSP), jointly implemented by the Ministry of Social Affairs (MoSA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the rehabilitation of Qabb Elias irrigation canals project was implemented to support the farmers’ livelihood in the area and its surroundings.more 

Ali Matar in front of the sewer cleaner truck provided to the Union of Municipalities of Sahel al Zahrani
Enhance the capacity of the Municipalities to reduce health risks in South Lebanon

The increase in Lebanon’s population is having severe consequences on the environment and water quality, solid waste management, and scarce energy resources. This leaves many communities desperate for ways to address the rapidly worsening situation.more 

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