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Course on Food Security & Grain Storage, Israel

Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation and partnering organizations invite professionals to participate in a training course, ‘Food Security & Grain Storage – Technologies and Management’. The course takes place from December 2-17, and is designed for professionals from academic and extension services. http://www.mladiinfo.com/2013/08/26/course-on-food-security-grain-storage-israel/

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Increasing Food Production to Feed Nine Billion People in 2050

At a conference hosted by the Israel Vulkani Agricultural Research Center, discussions on the challenge of sustainably feeding 9 billion people included postharvest crop management. Postharvest disesases and consumer waste were cited as two main factors of loss, and one expert argued for more attention on social, political, and economic barriers to loss reduction over […]

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Israel, U.S. Pledge to Expand Agricultural Cooperation in Africa

Israel and the United States have pledged to expand agricultural cooperation in Africa, focusing on Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. Both Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation and USAID will be working on reducing PHL, irrigation issues, productivity, and applying R&D results. http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/israel-u-s-pledge-to-expand-agricultural-cooperation-in-africa-1.425587

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Where Far East Meets Middle East

The Arava International Center for Agricultural Training offers classes on all the aspects related to agricultural productivity (including how to manage PHL), offers a 10-month course to graduates from universities in IndoChina, and gives students the ability to intern on farms in Israel. http://www.haaretz.com/weekend/anglo-file/where-far-east-meets-middle-east-1.400465

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Postharvest Physiology, Pathology, and Handling of Fresh Commodities

Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation with CINADCO and the Institute of Postharvest & Food Sciences ARO is presenting a course on Postharvest Physiology, Pathology, and Handling of Fresh Commodities near Tel Aviv, Israel, from February 13 to March 8, 2012. The course also has limited scholarships available through the Israeli government for participants. More […]

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