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									  Protection of Geographical
    Indications in Lebanon

          Hasbaya Olive Oil
             GI candidate
 Ghayth Maalouf, chairman of one of
the agriculture cooperative in the area
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  Protection of GI in Lebanon: Hasbaya Olive Oil




1. Situation of Olive Oil production in
   Hasbaya
2. Why a GI protection?
3. Sprecificity of olive oil in Hasbaya
4. Major problems for GI implementation



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Olive
production in
Lebanon




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    Protection of GI in Lebanon: Hasbaya Olive Oil
                                               1 Hasbaya
Around 1 million trees                        2 GI work


altitude 500-950 m
 over 20 % of production of olive Oil in
Lebanon
Producers: 12’000
Mills: 28

Cooperatives: 13


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Landscape in Hasbaya




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2. Why GI protection for Hasbaya olive oil?




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Specificity of Hasbaya olive oil

                                   Elevation
                                   Varieties
                                   Landscape
                                   Rainfall
                                   Harvesting time
                                   Wild forest




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Major problems for GI implementation

                              Differences in
                              agricultural
                              practices
                              Different mills
                              Controlling the
                              quality




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Thank you for your attention
     For more information please contact:
        www.hasbayaoliveoil.com




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