A cooperation agreement was signed between the Economic and Social Fund for Development – ESFD and the Water Establishments in South Lebanon and the Bekaa, in the presence of EU representatives, to implement water projects amounting to 5,263,000 euros, including the installation of solar energy systems, drilling, equipping and rehabilitating water wells, building reservoirs and renewing pumps and related equipment, aiming at reducing and deteriorating the living conditions of the local communities along the Litani River Basin.


This agreement falls within the framework of the EU-funded "Local Development Program along the Litani River Basin- LRB" implemented by the ESFD. This agreement aims at enhancing the cooperation between the ESFD and the Water Establishments to manage water resources and strengthen the efforts made by the Lebanese government to address the negative effects of the deterioration of natural resources in the Litani River Basin.