Japan assists the Association for
Forests, Development and Conservation in Chouf
Japan supports the Association for Forests, Development and Conservation
(AFDC), for the improvement of their fire fighting equipment. This
support is aimed at preserving the forests in Chouf.
Ambassador of Japan to Lebanon Mr. Koichi Kawakami and General Director
of AFDC, Mrs. Sawsan Bou Fakhreddine, signed a grant contract of US$90,741 to this
effect at the Embassy of Japan
on 24 March 2011.
funded by gGrant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Project (GGP)h of Japan. Japanfs GGP supports development
projects at grass-roots level proposed by such bodies as nongovernmental
organizations (NGOs) and local government authorities in Lebanon. Japan has so far extended through GGP more than US$ 9.6 million since 1996.