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Israel plans renewable energy project in cooperation with Jordan

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

A new NIS 10 million regional cooperation project on renewable energy in the Eilat- Eilot region aims to strengthen cross-border relations with Jordan as well as act as an instigator for regional development, as reported in the Jerusalem Post. Regional Read More

OECD and UN recognize Israel as world leader in water for agriculture

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, just published the “OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2012-2021” Report. According to the report, Agricultural production needs to increase by 60% over the Read More

A toast to the future – Israeli school kids learn water innovation

By: Mickey Chesla

One of the main challenges of the Cleantech industry is resources, but we’re not talking about water or energy resources, but rather human resources. In order to develop breakthrough technologies that will make a real impact on our world, we Read More

IBM, World Bank, and senior investors converge at Agrivest Summit

By: Mickey Chesla

Oded Distel heads Agrivest panel Here’s a statistic that’s keeping heads of state all over the world up at night: the world’s demand for food is expected to jump by 70% by 2050, as compared to 2000. The world’s population Read More

Israel ranked #2 in the world by Cleantech Global Innovation Index

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

The Cleantech Group and the World Wildlife Federation (WWF) have just released their “Global Cleantech Innovation Index 2012”. The report uses a number of factors to achieve an overall cleantech innovation rank for countries. Israel came in #2 in the Read More

Israel and India sign cooperation agreement on urban water

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

India’s Minister of Urban Planning Kamal Nath just completed a visit to Israel (February 12-14) during which an agreement was signed between the two nations aimed at fostering cooperation, with a focus on urban water. Oded Distel, Head of Israel Read More