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Tina Abou Rizk (Lebanon)

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Researcher and financial analyst. Freelance consultant for European NGOs in Lebanon for development projects.

Lebanese banking sector records ‘$4.7 billion’ growth

The “Lebanon Weekly Monitor” of Bank Audi reported that the Lebanese banking sector witnessed a rise in the assets and deposits made by customers...
waste management plant, sustainability,

Waste management plant in Lebanon recovers resources to create jobs

Waste management plant in Lebanon receives officials at its site. An official delegation of Lebanon visited a “waste sorting plant” which is located in...

Lebanese mountains are threatened by excessive quarrying

Gilgamesh’s Babylonian epic located in the Lebanese mountains recounts that a Sumerian King travelled to Mount Lebanon, wherein he cuts down the famous cedar...

Green transport shift in Lebanon has become a necessity

There is a global movement towards green transport sector which focuses particularly on reducing the “privately-owned vehicles” impact on the environment. According to the...
Nucleus Lebanon

The Nucleus to boost Lebanese tech start-ups sector

The UK Lebanon Tech Hub aims to fuel further growth in “Lebanon’s ecosystem”, whereby it has come out with The Nucleus. The Nucleus is “a...
primary healthcare, Kenya,

The primary healthcare sector of Kenya needs urgent attention

Reflecting on the progress made by Kenya as a country over the past fifty five years in Kenya’s healthcare, one can go back to...
cube watermelons, Lebanon, agriculture,

A farmer in Lebanon moulds into shape cube watermelons

A farmer is growing cube watermelons in Lebanon. George Haddad grows watermelons in Jezzine of Lebanon which come in cubic shapes. In Haddad’s words: “There's...
Lebanese cultural heritage, museum, Beit Beirut,

Lebanese cultural heritage is revived through archaeological museums

Lebanon represented the Arab world’s cultural hub, through its various “annual arts festivals and vibrant gallery scene”. However, in recent times, due to the...
UAE plastic waste

Sustainable tourism spreads plastic waste awareness in UAE

The plastic waste causing pollution, claimed the Divers Down UAE’s “Padi course director”, Nicola Liddell, is the biggest and the single issue that threatens...

Lebanon’s economy could add “one-billion-dollar” cannabis industry

Lebanon’s economy meets McKinsey’s vision as the latter listed out a range of recommendations that touches upon the creation of a wealth management and...