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Strengthening the capacities of the Ministry of Agriculture in the field of veterinary public health in order to protect the health and safety of Lebanese consumers and secure the health and safety of Lebanese animal production and its food industry



• Specific Objective


Further alignment of Lebanese legislation with international SPS standards in the area of agriculture,

live animals and food products;

Capacity building of the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) - Animal Resources Directorate (ARD)

Improve communication with stakeholders (consumers, producers and other interested parties).

• Project Purpose 


This Twinning project is a partnership between the Lebanese Ministry of Agriculture, the French Ministry

of Agriculture and Food and the Italian Ministry of Health, and aims to protect the health and safety of

Lebanese consumers and secure the health of animal resources through capacity building of the ARD

• Objectives and scope


This project aims to strengthen the capacities of the Ministry of Agriculture in the field of veterinary

public health in order to protect the health and safety of Lebanese consumers and secure the health

and safety of Lebanese animal production and its food industry.

Activities include standardization of Lebanese legislations of component 1 in compliance with the

international and EU standards. Capacity building via trainings and study field visits on food and

feed safety, laboratory practices, will be carried out between Lebanon and Europe for component 2.

Veterinarians, consumers, food industries, laboratories, ARD services will be fully involved in the

awareness campaign to be raised throughout the project for component 3.

Animal Resources Directorate, relevant partners and stakeholders are fully involved within the project,

project, as users of the inspection procedures to be drafted and as target audience of the training

courses that will be hold.

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