How local farms are tackling Lebanon’s food crisis one year after the port explosion

  • A deadly explosion in Beirut last year destroyed the city’s port and plunged Lebanon into a food crisis.
  • Now, organic farms are ramping up production of vegetables, grains, and poultry to get Lebanon back on track.
  • Until recently, Lebanon imported 80% of its basic goods. But during the crisis, growing locally has become a priority.
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EDITOR’S NOTE: This video was originally published in June 2021.