Most of the cocoa’s production is done by small holders using traditional methods. Apparently, there is not enough investment in increasing the productivity of cocoa trees despite the decrease in yields and the expectation of a global shortage.In Israel, cocoa is not grown, and we have little experience with this special tree.With that being said, […]
Knowledge and Updates
Why Urban Farming is the Sensible Thing to do Today
The world’s population is expected to increase by 2 billion in the next 30 years, growing from 7.7 billion in 2019 to a projected 9.7 billion in 2050, according to a 2019 United Nations report
Correspondingly, the demand for food will also increase dramatically, and this will pose a huge challenge to the agricultural sector which already suffers from a continuous reduction of natural resources
Sea Water Desalination in Israel: Planning, coping with difficulties, and economic aspects of long-term risks
In 1999, the Israeli government initiated a long-term, large scale SWRO (Sea Water Reverse Osmosis) desalination program. The program is designed to provide for the growing demands on Israel’s scarce water resources, and to mitigate the drought conditions that have characterized most years since the mid-1990’s.
Global dynamic market in dairy sector and the contribution of Israel to fulfill its’ goals
Dr. Ezra Shoshani Dairy consultant The dramatic dynamic change in the whole world of meat and milk consumption will be evident towards the next 10 years. But, the magnitude of change will be differed between developed countries and developing countries.
Adapting Postharvest Technologies for Fresh Commodities to Local Systems and Needs
Dr. Susan Lurie Emeritus Scientist, the Department of Postharvest Science, ARO, Ministry of Agricultureand Rural Development, Israel Despite the remarkable progress made in increasing food production world wide, approximately half of the population in the developing countries does not have access to adequate food supplies; thus the food security problem is worsening.
Research – Extension – Growers Collaboration: Israel’s Key for Success
MS. Nina Lehmann The State of Israel has closed the gap from being a developing country in the 1950s to becoming an OECD member country. Israel has done so despite difficult climatic conditions, scarce land, shortage of water and other national challenges.