Democratization & Public Accountabillity

Monitoring Waste Management Alliance

Donor: National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Duration: October 2016 – October 2017

Total Budget: USD 38,400

Geographical Reach: Bechmezzine, Majd alAnjar, Saida, Choueifat, and Jdeideh).

This project monitored the waste management methods in five municipalities across Lebanon (Bechmezzine, Majd alAnjar, Saida, Choueifat, and Jdeideh), evaluated their action plans, and observed whether the actions taken are environmental friendly and comply with international laws. Data and information on the practices were collected from the Municipal Council, as well as Council for Development and Reconstruction (CDR). A SWOT analysis and further investigation was conducted in order to verify that the Municipalities and contracted companies were complying by the environmental and safety standards.

Main Activities:


-          Conducted a SWOT analysis on the waste management practices of five municipalities in Lebanon

-          Investigated and reported on the waste management practices in Costa Brava, Bourj Hammoud, and Saida