Saïda sea front

PROJECT’S ID

Location : Saida (Lebanon)
Beginning of the project :
Leaders of the project : Municipality of Saida (Mustafa Hijazi, conseiller municipal)
Sector : Urban planning
Partners :

DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT

Public space upgrade that includes all the costal line of the city of saida in addition to upgrading the fishermen port that is considered as a public facility.
This project will enhance the socio-economic impact on the residence of saida by transforming the city to one of the touristic destinations on the medditerrainian sea in addition to reducing the environmental impact on the shores of the city of saida and improving the urban infrastructure of the city.

LEADERS OF THE PROJECT

The Municipality has been working for the last two years on eliminating the environmental risk due to the huge garbage mountain on the shores of Saida

FINANCING NEED

To be financed through Central government (Grant or Loan) by Ministry of finance and Council of Développent and reconstruction.

KEY FIGURES

Total Cost: € 9,069,707

ISSUES

In Addition the number of benifeciaries of this project will be very high since this type of projects doesn’t target a specific number of beneficiaries but it target the whole residence of the city including all the visitors

MEDITERRANEAN DIMENSION

1. Opening the waste treatment plant (already treating a round 250 tons / day)
2. Building a breakwater facing the mountain area in the sea to stop the garbage from going into the sea endangering maritime life.
3. Contracting an international contractor in collaboration with UNDP for eliminating and sorting the garbage mountain)
4. Planning a green area in place of the existing mountain

CALENDAR

The Project has a full study that is done by the Municipality of Saida with the municipality of barcelona and the Med cities that discusses and shown the current situation of the water front and the proposed intervention on this site