Syrian refugees are building an irrigation channel
Dec 28, 2018
As part of an International Labour Organization (ILO) project in Lebanon’s Beqaa Valley, men and women from both Syrian refugee communities and host communities are working alongside each other to build a 25 kilometre-long irrigation channel.
The project is run under the Employment Intensive Infrastructure Programme(EIIP), which aims to create work opportunities for Syrian refugees and host communities through infrastructure improvement. Implemented by the ILO – with funding from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development(BMZ) through Germany’s KfW development bank – the project emphasizes decent work for both women and men.