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May 2016

by Executive Editors

EDITORIAL

Enough brand confusion

LEADERS

A sector worth saving
Creating growth is vital for Lebanon

Insuring a healthy economy
Adaptation is key to the future of the sector

SPECIAL REPORT INSURANCE

Anatomy of an insurance sector
Industry still has room for growth and improvement

Insuring growth
Q&A: Fateh Bekdache, general manager of AROPE Insurance

Comment: How secured is the Lebanese insurance sector?
Reviewing the providers from a financial perspective

AGRICULTURE

Lebanon: land of plenty
Lebanon’s agriculture sector weighed down by challenges

Farming for the future
Five Lebanese agro entrepreneurs share their stories with Executive

Q&A: Growing an organic Lebanon
Biomass’ Mario Massoud gives Executive the lowdown on the country’s organic industry

ECONOMICS & POLICY

Retribution over rehabilitation
Drug users are in need of medical care, not prison time

Way beyond cars and football
Seen from Beirut, the fallout from the Syrian crisis illuminates the lasting interdependence of orient and occident

Diplomatically speaking
Q&A with German ambassador to Lebanon

Comment: Beirut Madinati
Change at the tip of your vote

Comment: A national oil company for Lebanon?
A premature and incomplete debate

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Going it alone, together
Lebanon’s co-working landscape is changing

REAL ESTATE

Strategies to survive the real estate slump
The Chairmen of Plus Holding and Sayfco Holding talk property promotion

LAST WORD

The fear of an empty plate
Food insecurity is on the rise for many in Lebanon