Agriculture – agro

International Food Security Summit to take place in June

The FoodTech and AgroTech industries are combining forces to save the world. We are honored to invite you to participate the Food Sec&Tech Israel, which is a first-of-its-kind multidisciplinary summit focusing on global food security.
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Upcoming Trade Dialogues on “High Tech Foods and WTO Rules”

We are looking forward to Thursday’s WTO Trade Dialogue on Food with the topic High Tech Foods and WTO Rules. Israel is home to one of the most vibrant, forward thinking food-tech ecosystems in the
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Plan Bee – Exploring Israel’s solutions to the world’s bee problems

Cause for concern The parasitic varroa mite is a major challenge to honey bee populations around the world, responsible for the deaths of hundreds of millions of bees each year. Varroa mites affect both Asian
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Vertical Farming

Vertical Farming is a novel method of growing produce by staking crops one over the other. Plants are grown in-house, with the absence of sunlight and water recycling. Instead, LED lights are shone upon them.
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The Israeli AgriFood Tech Sector

Israel has long been a trailblazer in the field of AgriFood-Tech, having been forced to innovate in order to overcome unfavorable growing conditions. Its landmark achievement was the invention of drip irrigation, a novel way
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Precision systems for sustainable irrigation

Even if mother nature gives more water to some countries (Switzerland) than to others (Israel), sustainable irrigation has become a significant issue for the agricultural community worldwide. In areas of the world where water is
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WTO Members reach consensus on the final decision on Bali tariff rate quota underfill mechanism

WTO members reached an important agreement on 31 March which will help address continued “underfill” of tariff rate quotas (TRQs) on agricultural imports. The decision by the General Council marks the end of long discussions
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A look at the WTO Committee on Agriculture following its 100th session

A special event on 17 March marked the 100th session of the Committee on Agriculture where Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala praised the achievements of the Committee over the past 27 years and highlighted its important role
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Israeli Agricultural Reform: lowering import tariffs and other barriers to trade

In a bid to lower the high cost of living in Israel, the Government has implemented a major reform to increase competition in the agricultural industry, increase the range of products available to the consumer
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Sixth EGA round

  Early in May envoys from the 17 WTO members negotiating parties to the EGA met in Geneva for the sixth round of talks to lower tariffs in a yet to be agreed list of
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