Become a Member

QOOT welcomes all businesses that contribute to Lebanon’s agricultural value chain

From input suppliers, to crop and livestock farmers, to agri-food SMEs, enterprises, traders and exporters, all stakeholders with a mindset of collaboration and innovation can sign up to enjoy increased visibility, tailored support, and easier market access.

Why Become A Member

Matchmaking

Members have direct access to a large network of input suppliers, farmers, distributors and traders.

Promotion And Marketing

Members enjoy greater online visibility and access to a variety of national and international trade shows and exhibitions.

Business Innovation Support

Members have access to needs-based workshops, training programs and study trips to strengthen their expertise and accelerate their innovation.

Key Partnerships

Connecting agricultural businesses, academic institutes, researchers and knowledge providers operating at both local and international scales.

Lobbying

Liaising with sister organizations across the country to lobby for government reforms, pro-agriculture norms, and grants.

Market Access

Members enjoy improved access to new and existing markets, assistance with EU accreditation, features in international trade shows, & support in global expansion.

What Members Get

Business
Readiness
Support

  • Training and e-learning academy
  • Database of experts in multiple sectors
  • Audit for competitiveness and exportability
  • Funding opportunities

Business
Competitiveness
Support

  • Market intelligence and trend reports
  • Shared facilities and testing labs
  • Matchmaking between academia and industry
  • Open innovation challenges
  • Rich R&D knowledge base and technology transfer

Business
Internationalization
Support

  • Participation in targeted trade missions
  • Presence in international fairs and exhibitions
  • Physical and virtual business events
  • Collective cluster value proposition under national branding

Business
Matchmaking
Support

  • International visibility and networks
  • Matchmaking with donors, NGOs, and investors
  • Matchmaking with clients and suppliers across the value chain
  • Linkages with knowledge institutions

Join As An Agrifood Member

The agri-food members consist of small, medium and large enterprises innovating in the agri-food sector.

Eligibility Criteria

The membership is open to all officially registered entities operating along the agribusiness value chain in Lebanon. We welcome both SMEs and existing companies that are currently engaged in innovation, have been associated with innovative initiatives in the past, or are interested in innovating in the future.

What Kind Of Innovation

QOOT supports innovation in the context of business models or concepts, agricultural or processing techniques, development of new products, breeds or varieties, packaging systems and processes, automation, technological enhancements, and any other novel approaches that can boost Lebanon’s agricultural economy.

How It Works

You can start the process of joining QOOT by filling out the application form below. We will then contact you for other details and documentation about your company profile. Your completed application will be presented to our board members at our monthly cluster meeting, and will be approved if your business and portfolio meet our eligibility criteria.

Yearly agri-food membership fee

Excl. VAT

SMALL COMPANIES (1 TO 9 EMPLOYEES)

2,000,000 LBP

MEDIUM-SIZED COMPANIES (10 TO 49 EMPLOYEES)

5,000,000 LBP

LARGE COMPANIES (50+ EMPLOYEES)

7,500,000 LBP

Join As An Associate Member

The associate members consist of service providers to the agri-food sector.

Eligibility Criteria

The associate membership is open to all officially-registered, Lebanese or international companies which provide services, expertise, or knowledge for agri-food businesses with a strong focus on innovation

What Kind Of Services

QOOT is open for consultancy firms, law firms, laboratories for food safety analysis, financing and auditing firms, insurance companies, certification bodies, and PR, marketing & communication firms.

How It Works

You can start the process of joining QOOT as an associate member by filling out the application form below. We will then contact you for more details about your company. Your completed application will be then presented to our board members for the final decision.

Yearly associate membership fee

Excl. VAT

SMALL COMPANIES (1 TO 9 EMPLOYEES)

3,000,000 LBP

MEDIUM-SIZED COMPANIES (10 TO 49 EMPLOYEES)

5,500,000 LBP

LARGE COMPANIES (50+ EMPLOYEES)

8,500,000 LBP