The Environment and Sustainable Development Unit (ESDU) is an inter-disciplinary research and development center specialized in community development and sustainable agriculture hosted at the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences (FAFS) of the American University of Beirut (AUB). Read more about us.
The Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences offers an interdepartmental Graduate
Program, hosted by ESDU, leading to a Graduate degree of Master of Science (MS) in Rural Community Development (RCODE). Click here for flyer.
KariaNet: Knowledge Access for Rural Inter-connected Areas Network, a regional network established by IDRC and IFAD and hosted by ESDU for the management and sharing of knowledge, information and experience in agriculture and rural development in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region; supported by IDRC. Thematic discussions are held on a weekly basis on KariaNet's official Facebook page.
ESDU organized its monthly Souk Al Souk Farmers' Marketon Thursday April 12,2018 in FAFS courtyard. The market included a variety of fresh, traditional and healthy products (Fruits, vegetables, mouneh, saj).