Lebanon has been going through the worst economic crisis in its history, as a result of which unemployment and poverty rates have skyrocketed. To help Lebanon fight this, Turkey has been providing support for rural development projects.
On Monday, the coordinator of TIKA in Lebanon, Orhan Aydin, said that the Agency had been providing training and necessary poultry farming materials to Lebanese housewives.
In addition to supplying Lebanese people with chickens, feed, medicine, and other necessities for poultry farming, TIKA has trained so far at least 50 people in beekeeping and provided them with the necessary materials for the practice, last week.
The aid comes as part of Turkey’s initiative to improve rural development, in addition to agriculture and husbandry in Lebanon in the wake of its declining economic situation.
The country was also one of the participants in the UN-hosted donors’ conference that gathered $298 million to support Lebanon’s response to the August 4 disaster.
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