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Transforming Farming & Agribusiness
Israel has cultivated a legacy of agricultural innovation in the face of scarcity for many years. With advanced research, entrepreneurial farmers and technologists, and government support, the country has produced an Agritech sector that today numbers more than 500 globally oriented companies excelling in many different areas. Interest in technologies for agriculture will continue as farm management adopts data-driven agronomy. Digital imaging, sensors, and artificial intelligence platforms are set to change farming from precision to ‘predictive’ agriculture. From predictive agriculture to crop insurance, these Israeli firms are bringing technological innovation to modernize the agriculture industry. Discover their innovative solutions: https://israeltrad
27 April 2022 by Jeremy Ungar

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Innovating Towards a Better Planet
Israel is ranked first in the world for precision Agriculture. The historical innovation of Israeli water-tech has facilitated the development of Israel’s strength in precision Agriculture. Israel’s pre-existing strength in ICT, data mining and software, together with expertise in the fields of drones and satellites, enable the adaptation of existing technologies into innovative agricultural solutions such a soil mapping, smart irrigation and fertigation systems, and satellites for precision agriculture. Most importantly, precision agriculture increases agricultural productivity while optimizing farm management and the efficient use of water, pesticides, nutrients and other inputs. For the full article and list of companies:  
26 April 2022 by Jeremy Ungar

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10 April 2022 by April Chepovs...

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Fruit Trees Feeding the Homeless
Fruit trees  along sidewalks can feed the homeless. One apple or peach tree can yield 300 pounds of food. One plum tree can yield 100 pounds of food. If fruit trees lined the street, imagine how much food could be produced. Planting urban trees along the street in our cities, can provide not only a visual and beautiful background to a barren street,  it gives the homeless and hungry the ability to access food that is healthy and fresh when it may be needed most. Several cities around the world are trying this idea.
24 March 2022 by April Chepovs...

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Plates of Hope
Operating around the clock, World Central Kitchen is working every day to feed Ukranian refugees who have been displaced by war. They may face hunger, malnutrition and starvation. A team of chefs and other professionals source and hire locally to jump-start economic recovery through food. They put people back to work by preparing food  who are partnered as restaurant groups or individuals.  The program has fed 1 million people in the war torn region. Food is sheltered in secret locations as warehouses are subject to being bombed. The program is located in Ukraine and 5 surrounding countries.Read more: https://wck.org/?gclid=Cj0KCQjw5-WRBhCKARIsAAId9Fln01d1B9adqeUhnQxue9iU016gBOG7uPxHPLtQJWy
23 March 2022 by April Chepovs...

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Protecting wheat from rust diseases
The global population obtains a huge proportion of its nutrition from wheat-based foods such as bread, pasta and noodles. A Univ
20 February 2022 by IdeaSpies