Protesters distribute apples to motorists during a sit in in Byblos, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (The Daily Star/Stringer)
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Agriculture Minister Akram Chehayeb said Tuesday that Lebanese apple farmers may be able to export their produce to Jordan by the end of October.Chehayeb said the overall situation in the region, including the closure of Lebanon's border with Syria and climate change, have negatively impacted apple farmers in Lebanon.He said that the Lebanese government must rely on donors to buy Lebanese produce and distribute it to Syrian refugees inside and outside Lebanon, a demand which some farmers have made.
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