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Who we are

The Lebanon Reforestation Initiative (LRI) is a program funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by the United States Forest Service (USFS).

LRI implements a community-based reforestation program that has resulted in the planting of more than half-a-million native trees throughout Lebanon since 2011. The project promotes a participatory approach to reforestation, bringing together diverse committed municipalities, local stakeholders, Lebanese civil society organizations, and other actors, such as the private sector, to restore and replant degraded community lands.

News & Events

16-Apr
2016
USAID’s Lebanon Reforestation Initiative Organizes Training...

Sin El Fil, April 16th, 2016 – A two-day training workshop on the “Facilitation and Organizational Skills and Project Cycle Management” was...

06-Mar
2016
USAID Commemorates International Women’s Day in Bkessine

On March 6, 2016, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through the Lebanon Reforestation Initiative (LRI), celebrated...

19-Nov
2015
LAF Launches Campaign to Expand Lebanon’s Forests with USAID...

Rashaya, November 19, 2015 – Under the patronage of the Lebanese Armed Forces Commander General Jean Kahwagi and in commemoration of Independence...