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Learning from Israel’s Water Woes

Glenneis Kriel from Farmer’s Weekly writes here about a recent tour to farms and the AgriTech exhibition in Israel. The author says that South Africa can learn a great deal from Israel’s water management.
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How Israel Is Jump-Starting Cleantech Innovation

Even before Israel achieved statehood 70 years ago, the country’s pioneers harnessed their fierce determination, forward thinking, and more than a little chutzpah to overcome the challenges posed by the land’s limited natural resources. Just
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Israeli Company Brings Renewable Energy to Africa

An Israeli company is bringing Israel’s renowned cutting-edge innovation to Africa. Israeli solar power developer Gigawatt Global has entered into a landmark strategic relationship with the West African Power Pool (WAPP) by signing a deal
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Water Emergency Relief 2018-Smart Solutions to Global Challenges

In recent years, we have witnessed many emergencies in the water sector, which occur for many reasons- climate change, severe drought, floods, water infrastructure collapse, fires, severe water pollution, cyber incidents, deliberate sabotage, and human
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How Israel Is Pioneering Cybersecurity Solutions for Critical Infrastructure

It is no secret that mounting cybersecurity threats jeopardize the security of nations’ critical infrastructure systems – from power plants to water reservoirs to our railway systems and beyond – with potentially dire consequences for
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We pay for oil and food, so why not allow water to be market driven?

SA could have a regular, abundant supply of the resource if businesses were allowed to mine and distribute it read the full article by Robert Gentle in the Business Day 3rd May
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World Bank Blog Article on “Israel: How meeting water challenges spurred a dynamic export industry”

Scott Moore is a Young Professional and Water Resource Specialist with the World Bank Group Water Global Practice. Following a recent study tour he concludes that what they saw on the ground shows that combining
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Israel’s AgriTech Market Map: 400 Startups Putting The Tech in AgriTech

Please help yourself to a technological map of Israel’s Smart Agriculture solutions produced by Startup Nation Central and Greensoil Investments right here or below. Read more

Investors turn to Israeli agritech as demand for food swells

Israeli agriculture technologies for farmers have attracted some seven percent of global investment in the first half of 2017, a new report shows. Read the Article by Shoshanna Solomon in the Times of Israel
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Daily Maverick Op-Ed: Water is scarce, but solutions can be found

Read an interesting article here by Shauna Westcott, a farmer in the Eastern Cape suggesting how South Africa can look to the arid Israeli model for its water solutions.          
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