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May 2019

by Sarah Shaar
Illustration by Ivan Debs

EDITORIAL

Trust in nature


LEADERS

Freshwater sites need to be protected and promoted

Standing behind tourism

SPECIAL REPORT

Developing year-long tourism in Lebanon

All four seasons

The potential for year-long sustainable tourism around Lebanon’s rivers and lakes

Where the freshwater flows

How can Lebanon compete in tourism?

Diversify to succeed
McKinsey’s tourism vision for Lebanon
A misguided strategy

AGRICULTURE & INDUSTRY

Can McKinsey’s Lebanon Economic Vision work for agriculture?

Feeble sprouts amid vicious thorns
McKinsey’s agriculture plan
A skewed vision

The upcycling trend begins to take hold in Lebanon

Round and round it goes

ECONOMICS & POLICY

Despite new efforts to tackle Litani pollution, challenges remain

The beginning of the end?
Lebanon’s new electricity plan
An exercise in trust

Internet copyright laws

A new frontier

Ministry of Public Health issues decree on reimbursement for palliative care

A historic step toward more humane healthcare

ENTREPRENEURSHIP & CIVIL SOCIETY

AUB aims to support local NGOs, at a cost

NGOi offers solutions, raises questions

Focusing on scale-ups in Lebanon

Strategy& and Endeavor report

LAST WORD

‘Normalization’ with Israel is a flawed policy

Pompeo and circumstance