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Lebanon | 23 April 2018
Lebanese farmer-turned-candidate running a pro-cannabis platform

In Lebanon, on the roads of Baalbek-Hermel leading to his village of Deir al-Ahmar, Shawki Fakhri is contesting the upcoming local elections under a pro-cannabis platform. But he has no interest in...

Lebanon | 2 July 2013
Food security needs 'more holistic' agriculture

Agricultural experts have called for more holistic agricultural innovation to achieve global food security. Their report, a science and policy 'comment' published by the International Center for A...

Lebanon | 3 January 2013
Lebanon bans imports of cattle from Brazilian state

Agriculture Minister Hussein al-Hajj Hassan banned on Wednesday the import of livestock from the southern Brazilian state of Parana where a case of atypical mad cow disease was confirmed last month. ...

Lebanon | 14 March 2012
Lebanese banana exports hit by Syria uprising

A year into Syria’s uprising, the impact of the crisis on the Lebanese agricultural sector has been significantly less than experts had predicted, officials told The Daily Star Tuesday.