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Israeli water delegation paves the way for cooperation in Vietnam and Thailand

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

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Israel brought its leading water experts to South East Asia at the end of August for a series of events, headlined by “Israeli Water Week in Vietnam.” This main event brought together Vietnamese water utilities and companies, Israeli water companies Read More

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

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

OECD report

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

From the Desert to the Ganges: Israel’s Water Tech Could Aid India’s Holy River

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager


GE’s Ecoimagination, the project aimed at fostering innovation in clean technology, dedicated a cover article to how Israeli water technologies are working to clean up the holy Ganges river in India, interviewing Oded Distel of Israel NewTech.
According to the Read More

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

By: Merav Ankori

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 is expected to grow from Read More

Tel Aviv team wins local Water Hackathon event with new idea to help flood disaster areas

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager


This week Tel Aviv wrapped up its participation in the energized Water Hackathon event.  This international event, sponsored by the World Bank, brought together water experts and software programmers at eight different locations around the world for an intensive marathon Read More

Tel Aviv revs up for the World Bank’s Water Hackathon weekend, October 23-25

By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager

On the weekend of October 21-25, water experts and software programmers at eight different locations around the world will get together for an intensive marathon of brainstorming and programming, to try and bring creative IT solutions to the developing world’s Read More