Tag Archives | Sebha

IOM Resumes Humanitarian Return Flights from Sebha

Suspended for Two Years, IOM Resumes Voluntary Humanitarian Return Flights from Southern Libya The UN Migration Agency, IOM, resumed its Voluntary Humanitarian Return Programme (VHR) in Libya’s southern city of Sebha last week. VHR provides support to stranded migrants wishing to return to their home countries. In recent months, IOM has been expanding its outreach […]

EU Supports Agriculture in Libya

The European Union fund, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and IOM Libya organised a training workshop. The discussions revolved around the sustainable management of Oasis systems and integrated disease and pest management for farmers in areas affected by the green scale mealybug in Libya. The workshop was held in Tunisia and […]

New Food Delivery App coming to Tripoli, Benghazi

By John Lee. A young entrepreneur from Sabha has created an app that delivers homemade meals. According to a report from CNN, Fatima Nasser trialed Yummy successfully in her home town, and says that 300 cooks are ready to start work when the app launches this month in Benghazi and Tripoli. The app was one of […]

Libya wins Compensation Lawsuit filed by Turkish Firm

By John Lee. Libya has reportedly won an international lawsuit against Turkey’s TAV Airports Holding Company, which had been demanding compensation of 80 million euros (93 million U.S. dollars) for alleged violation of legal obligations following the suspension of construction at Sabha International Airport in southern Libya. According to Xinhua, the International Chamber of Commerce […]

Sirte Rapid City Profiling and Monitoring System

In support of the stabilization and development efforts in Libya, international partners and the United Nations agencies in Libya work together to strengthen the capacity of Libyan institutions to design, develop and implement social policies with a stronger community participation based on sound and quality evidence. The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and the […]

Enhancing the Agriculture Sector’s Resilience to Crop Pests

FAO and IOM enhance Libya’s Agriculture Sector’s Resilience to Crop Pests 29 participants from Libya are attending a five day “Training of Trainers” exercise for better management and control of the current date palm green pit-scale insect (palmaspis phoenicis) outbreak. This emergency project is implemented by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and […]

Italy supporting Conflict-Affected Children in Libya

Italy and UNICEF Reaffirm their Commitment to Support Conflict Affected Children in Libya The Government of Italy has contributed Euro 1,000,000 to UNICEF in Libya to support a multi-sectoral programme to enhance the quality and delivery of services for conflict-affected children and their families. The programme will focus on vulnerable children living in under-served areas […]