Qoot at the Innovation in Grapes and Cherries Production Exhibition

Cluster Qoot

Members of Qoot Cluster met with several representatives of companies working on innovative solutions in the agri-food sector during the Innovation in Grapes and Cherries Production Exhibition, organized by NATAGRI in collaboration with the Faculty of Agronomy at USJ, the Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute (LARI) and the Chamber of Commerce, Agriculture and industry of Zahle and Bekaa.

The exhibition and workshop – held at ESIAM-USJ in Taanayel, was organized as a response to the Private Sector Development Program funded by the European Union and implemented by Expertise France, to create linkages between all the actors of the value chain of Cherries and Table Grapes in the Bekaa.

The 450 attendees and 250 representatives of the sector had the opportunity to attend several workshops on the best practices for plant protection, the use of growth simulating hormones in grapes, and learnt about the international specifications for fruit production.