As part of its cooperation activities with Lebanon, CIHEAM Montpellier hosted His Excellency Mr. Al Hajj Hassan Abbas, Minister of Agriculture of Lebanon from June 6 to 9, 2022.
A program of meetings with regional institutions and agrifood structures in Occitanie has been implemented by CIHEAM Montpellier to support the Lebanese Ministry of Agriculture in its search for solutions to the current food crisis in the country.
This visit was an opportunity to discuss the first results of the SupMed project which deals with strategies to fight against climate change, and to see to what extent these results can be integrated into the future Lebanese agricultural strategy.
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During his visit, the Minister also met and discussed with Lebanese students and PhD hosted by the CIHEAM Montpellier.
>> Programme of the visit