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ResiLAND – Promoting resilience to climate change through planning, capacity development and integrated land

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11/22 - 06/25

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Overall objective: Contributing to the promotion of mechanisms to increase the capacity of planning and sustainable management of the territory and its resources so as to contrast climate change in the communities connected to the Nature Reserves in Lebanon. Specific objective: To ensure the conservation and sustainable management of the mountain ecosystems of the Shouf Biosphere Reserve, Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve and Mount Hermon Nature Reserve, in order to improve their capacity to provide essential benefits for a sustainable socio-economic development and biodiversity conservation.. Expected Result 1-The Shouf Biosphere Reserve, the Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve and the Mount Hermon Nature Reserve are equipped with innovative management plans and guidelines, and their management entities are trained on planning, adoption and implementation of efficient and modern management measures, with a particular focus on adaptation to climate risks. Expected Result 2-2150 hectares of agro-forestry-pastoral land in the Shouf Reserves, Jabal Moussa and Mount Hermon are restored according to the priorities identified by the management plans, following the principles of "Forest Landscape Restoration" and "Land Degradation Neutrality" and based on existing good practices and experiences. Expected result 3-Incentives for renewable energy services in the Shouf and Jabal Moussa Reserves for the benefit of local public structures and small and medium-sized enterprises operating in the ecotourism, agribusiness and agri-tourism sectors, ensuring the sustainable management of natural capital and reducing traditional energy consumption.