Lebanese Republic

Files & Reports

Guides  |  Strategies  |  Startups and innovation  |  Gender equality and Women Entrepreneurship  |  Jobs, labour market and SMEs  |  Treaties


What's in Lebanon for SMEs
Guidelines for collecting SMEs indicators
Doing Business in Lebanon - A Tax and Legal Guide
Guide to public procurement for SMEs (Arabic)
53 Must-Know Buzzwords To Survive Your First Few Months As An Entrepreneur
Doing Business in Lebanon for US companies
Responsible Business Conduct
Lebanon Climate Act Guidebook



SME Strategy. See also the Status of implementation of the SME StrategyReport on SME indicators (and Guidelines for collecting SMEs indicators); Launching of the SME Strategy; and SMEs in Lebanon
Lebanon Economic Vision (full report)
Vision for Stabilization, Growth and Employment
Capital Investment Plan
Lebanon National Jobs Program (see also Strategic Assessment: A Capital Investment Plan for Lebanon)
National Strategic Framework for Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Lebanon, 2018-2022
Economic Opportunities and Job Creation in the Manufacturing Sector
E-Government Strategy for Lebanon
Jobs for North Lebanon: Value Chains, Labor Markets, Skills and Investment Climate in Tripoli and the North of Lebanon
National Renewable Energy Action Plan for the Republic of Lebanon 2016-2020
Policy Paper for the Electricity Sector
Strategy for the Reform and Development of Public Administration in Lebanon
Reaching all Children with Education: RACE II 2017-2021
Ministry of Agriculture Strategy 2015–2019
National Strategy for Women in Lebanon 2011-2021
The integrated vision for Lebanese Industrial Sector
Internal Security Forces Strategic Plan 2018-2022


Startups and innovation

Lebanon's Startup Ecosystem Roadmap BDL Accelerate 2015
Global Innovation Index 2017
Tech start-up ecosystem in Beirut : findings and recommendations
Arab Knowledge Index 2016
Lebanese Innovation Economy - Tech Startups 2018  Report (Arabnet)
ESCWA: The Innovation Landscape in Arab countries
Guideline on Fostering Innovation in the Public Sector of the Arab Region (ESCWA)
Innovation Policies for SDGs in the Arab Region (ESCWA)
Community-based innovation for improved social well-being (ESCWA)
Technology Fact book 2016 (IDAL)
Lebanon's Benchmark of Global Innovation Indexes with Arab Countries 2017


Gender equality and Women entrepreneurship

Gender Assessment for USAID/Lebanon
Female Labor Force in Lebanon
Resource Guide for Gender Integration in Value Chain Development in Lebanon
The Power of Parity: How Advancing Women's Equality Can Add $12 Trillion to Global Growth
UNDP Gender Equality Strategy, 2018-2021
UNDP Gender Equality Strategy 2014-2017
Women, Business and the Law 2018
Women in Business & Management - Gaining Momentum in the Middle East & North Africa 2016
National Strategy for Women in Lebanon 2011-2021
ILO-Study on women economic opportunities in the agriculture sector


Investment, Jobs, labour market and SMEs

Labour Market and Employment policies in Lebanon
World Bank: Jobs for North Lebanon
Female Labor Force in Lebanon
International Labour Conference, 104th Session, 2015 - SMEs and Job Creation
Increasing Enterprise Growth and Jobs in Lebanon
The Labour Market in Lebanon (by the Central Administration of Statistics)
ACTED: Labour market assessment in Beirut and Mount Lebanon
IRC: Akkar business climate assessment
GIZ: Employment and Labour Market Analysis (ELMA)
IFC: Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises around the world: how many are there, and what affects the count?
Lebanon: Promoting Poverty Reduction and Shared Prosperity
Lebanon Crisis Response Plan (to the Syrian crisis), Livelihoods Working Group Lebanon
Syria Regional Refugee Response portal
Micro and Small Enterprises in Lebanon
Market Assessment in Saida & Nabatieh Districtrs, Identifying Income Generating Opportunities in Agro-Food & Environment
Wood processing in Tripoli
The changing nature of work - World Development Report - World Bank 2019
Expectations and aspirations - A new framework for education in the Middle East and North Africa - World Bank
Investment review report 2018



Lebanon bilateral investment treaties


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