©Carlos Bou Nafeh - The LMT project was funded and supported in part by the EU

“The Lebanon Mountain Trail: the track through the mountains of Lebanon that helped me find my way”

14 June 2019
The life of Rita Becassini, aged 33, was transformed when she was asked to organise a day’s hiking in her home village of Tannourine, as part of the Lebanese Mountain Trail (LMT), the country’s greatest hiking route. This trail runs from the North to the South of Lebanon, passing through 76…
جورج الجمال في الحقل

How Georges al-Jammal became the “King of strawberries”

04 June 2018
On the fringes of Northern Lebanon in the Akkar district, on the border with Syria, lies the small village of West Tal-Abbas, drowned in a sea of greenery. Early this morning, Georges al-Jammal, accompanied by fifty workers, was in the fields picking strawberries. In a festival of colour and good…

Extension deadline for the #EU4YOUth “Shoot & Share” Photo contest

The EU NEIGHBOURS SOUTH Project launched a photo contest between 05th and 23th April 2018 for young people between 18 and 35 years old from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. Eight winners – one from each country – will win a smartphone. To take part in the…

#EU4YOUth “Shoot & Share” Photo contest

The EU NEIGHBOURS SOUTH Project launched a photo contest between 05th and 23th April 2018 for young people between 18 and 35 years old from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. Eight winners – one from each country – will win a smartphone. To take part in the…