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John Paul II Foundation / Magazine (Page 11)

The John Paul II Foundation introduced the aloe vera supply chain to Jordan. Aloe vera has existed in the Middle East since time immemorial, suffice it to say that it is mentioned among the beauty products used by Cleopatra, and apparently its benefits were known as early as the Nabataean era; however, it had never been treated as a value chain with the potential to bring substantial improvements to the country's rural economy....

With the production of apricots, zucchini and artichokes, the new production and commercial season began in Lebanon, in the northern Bekaa Valley on the border with Syria, under the FAV (Fruit And Vegetable) brand, which represents the 5 agricultural cooperatives (Sawa, Kaa El Rim, Ainata, Ain El Qabou, Wadi Al Aarayech) and their 220 member farmers, supported by the Small Farmers Program implemented by the John Paul II Foundation thanks to funding from the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS)....

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